Syracuse University. What can I say? The place changed my life. I couldn’t be more thankful for being given the opportunity to attend. With everything that place has given me, one of the best parts has been getting to meet some incredible people.… Continue reading...
In today’s connected world, digital “communication” is the preferred method by most folks to get in touch with others. Really, though, are we actually communicating?
People now more than ever have a difficult time talking about difficult subject matter. If you want to be a disruptor and you want to shake things up as a “what else” type of person, then you have to be willing to talk with someone face-to-face, otherwise you never truly broach the heart of a serious issue.… Continue reading...
The minute you feel comfort is the minute you should start to worry.
Why? Because something worthwhile won’t offer you comfort.
You want that promotion? Put in the extra hours to get it.
Trying to close the biggest deal of your career?… Continue reading...
Everyone says that they don’t have time. Well, everyone is lying. The reality is everybody has time, but they decided some things were more important than others. Here’s another gem from my friend Seth Godin about time.
This actually means, “it wasn’t important enough.” It wasn’t a high priority, fun, distracting, profitable or urgent enough to make it to the top of the list.… Continue reading...
Having been a kid that came from nothing, people always ask me about having kids that come from something. Simply, the big question amongst people that have wealth is, “How do you avoid your kids becoming spoiled brats?”
I have always felt that the answer comes in two parts:
- Don’t try to make your kids believe that you don’t have what you have.
Had the pleasure of getting to know Tim Leberecht, CMO of NBBJ, who recently published The Business Romantic: Give Everything, Quantify Nothing and Create Something Greater Than Yourself. Was fascinated by Leberecht’s TED Talk about usefully losing control. As a marketer, i’s an interesting concept when it comes to understanding your customers’ needs and wants.… Continue reading...
You always should make it a point to schedule the important things in life.
Here’s a story:
I have a friend who is a marriage therapist and they where telling me a story about a couple they where helping.
My friend the therapist asked how often they where having sex and both replied, “It’s been about 20 years.”
“20 years?” he replied, “Why has it been so long?”
Again they answered in unison, “We have been really busy!… Continue reading...