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How Do You Maintain Work-Life Balance?

I don’t believe in work-life balance. ⚖️ To me, work-life balance is impossible because you’re trying to be all things to all people. This is how burnout happens and you begin to lose control of the things that matter most to you. For example, let’s......

Do You Have an Alarm Clock or an Opportunity Clock?

From birth until you get your first job you’re incredibly happy. There’s not much to worry about… 😊 No need to worry about bills or rent 😊 Time is spent doing what you love most 😊 Every day brings a new, exciting adventure But, then......

Who Has Influenced You to TAKE ACTION?

I follow a lot of speakers and authors. But I truly admire the ones that have inspired me to TAKE ACTION: 📕 John Maxwell. I was gifted his book in 2008, the “21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.” It was the first book that I read......

What Are Your Passions *Outside* of Work?

We spend a third of our lives WORKING. ⚙️⚙️⚙️ And that’s fine. I love what I do. But, what do you do outside of work? Here’s what I do: ✔ Sporting events with my family ✔ Attending my kids’ events and practices ✔ Saturday date......

Why You Should Respect Sleep

Can we STOP bragging about how little sleep we get? Here are some fun facts: ☑️ 42% of leaders don’t even get 6 hours of sleep. ☑️ Alcohol impairment and sleep deprivation have the same damaging effects. In other words, 42% of leaders are functioning......

The One Thing I Wish I Knew When I Graduated College

The one thing I wish I knew when I graduated college. 👇  ✔️ It’s okay to ask questions! I remember working an internship with the Milwaukee Bucks back in the day. We were playing the Washington Wizards in a few days (this is when Michael......

93% of People Trust Orders from a Robot

Hey, Alexa, tell me about the future of Artificial Intelligence. Technology, specifically AI, has been increasing at a rapid pace in our lives, especially in our houses. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the following examples: 🤖 Soldiers have been known to have “funerals”......

Take Responsibility For Your Energy!

“Please take responsibility for the energy that you bring to this place!” 🤔 This sign should be posted across corporate America. Think of all the times when you’ve walked into a meeting or an event and there was that one individual that dampened the energy......

The Best Tip To Build A Strong Team

A nurturing environment is the *best* way to build a strong team. By investing in your team and creating a space where there are clear expectations and where there is psychological safety, you will ultimately thrive as a whole. 🧭 It helps everyone stay the......

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Each and every day, I see people trying to build their career, while simultaneously trying to start families. They feel as if they don’t have the time, energy, financial resources, or motivation to get their dreams off the ground. They don’t have a plan. They may be trying to figure out what their passion is or striving to experiment in a number of different fields. They may be fresh out of college and buried in the confines of Corporate America politics, itching to make their escape. If this is you, fear not. This blog is written for people just like you.

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Within my blog, I show the successes and failures with high energy, endless passion, and positive, unshakable confidence. This blog teaches the most rudimentary and complex values of how to be an entrepreneur and achieve what you really want in life while still working your day job.  You do not have to lead people in order to read this blog and apply the concepts I teach to your daily life. You just have to want to lead yourself, and you must want to grow and live a happy and fulfilled life. Similar to you, I am still growing each day. We all are.

 

I am passionate about this topic, and it is my sincere hope that my insatiable passion will shine through you. Within each post, there is a call to action; a call to make today the day that you are going to change. If you don’t strive for success today, a successful tomorrow never comes, and you’re left with a life of what if’s.  Don’t let that be you.

 

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How Do You Maintain Work-Life Balance?

I don’t believe in work-life balance. ⚖️ To me, work-life balance is impossible because you’re trying to be all things to all people. This...

Why You Should Respect Sleep

Can we STOP bragging about how little sleep we get? Here are some fun facts: ☑️ 42% of leaders don’t even get 6 hours of...

93% of People Trust Orders from a Robot

Hey, Alexa, tell me about the future of Artificial Intelligence. Technology, specifically AI, has been increasing at a rapid pace in our lives, especially...

Take Responsibility For Your Energy!

“Please take responsibility for the energy that you bring to this place!” 🤔 This sign should be posted across corporate America. Think of all the...

The Best Tip To Build A Strong Team

A nurturing environment is the *best* way to build a strong team. By investing in your team and creating a space where there are...