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Finding Joy in the Struggle

Finding Joy in the Struggle

Struggling can be the most powerful ally to a growing entrepreneur. You can't ever escape it, and definitely can't outlive it. In fact, struggle often becomes our greatest ally. But why is this so important? Why is this one area something we experience more often than not? As we look deeper into the definitions of struggle, I hope to shed light on the joy of struggling well and the happiness it produces.
I have often been intrigued and pondered at the idea that business makers should be experiencing great pains well before we experience great success. In almost every story of the great businessmen and...


A Different Way to Look at Success

A Different Way to Look at Success

Success today is not understood through the conventional means we once held 30+ years ago. Where our fathers and mothers viewed success as a high-paying degree coupled with successful internships and ultimately landing that BIG corporate job, this is just not the case today. With an abundance of options on how to make money and how to be "successful", our youth today are met with the gut-wrenching truth that success is in the eye of the beholder.
What makes this so powerful is that our world is no longer tied to a finite set of rules or guidelines that we must adhere to in order...


Leadership Through Active Engagement

Leadership Through Active Engagement

   Leadership is not about commanding others to bend to our will. As we manage the ebbs and flows of our businesses daily this inescapable fact remains true. Leadership is about Engaging and Connecting with our teams. We certainly want results, and we want our goals to be attainable and achievable but at what cost? When do we stop looking towards others to create our version of success through their hard work and sacrifice?
Connecting and Engaging are similar and worth exploring and understanding.
Connecting:
verb (used with object)
  • to join, link, or fasten together; unite or bind:
Engaging:
verb (used with object)
  • to secure for aid, employment, use, etc.; hire: to engage a worker; to engage a room.
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Family Matters: What's Truly Important

Family Matters: What's Truly Important

What matters to most of us deep down is family. Either our blood relations or external groups we cling to. One thing is undeniably true, Family Matters. 

Dressing Right: How to Change Your Self-Image

Dressing Right: How to Change Your Self-Image

What is it about how you dress that compels others to change their whole persona like Clark Kent changing into Superman?