My Handwriting Sucks … But Notes Matter.

I’ll be the first one to admit that my handwriting sucks. If you’ve ever had to read anything I hand wrote, I doubt you’d disagree. The cow scratch on a Chick-fil-A billboard is more legible (but my spelling is better – most of the time). I can’t imagine all the pain and wasted time I’ve…

Networking is a Non-Contact Sport

A guy I know, but not really, named Joe Sweeney, wrote a book called, “Networking is a Contact Sport” that I read years ago.  Evidently, he’s really good at networking and wanted to share his secrets to help us become, well, better networkers. Unfortunately, even having read the secrets, I’m still a terrible networker, at…

A Goal Achievement Framework That Works

Here’s the thing about goals for me. Ask almost anyone if they have goals and the answer will be a definitive “Yes.” Ask them to show them to you, and you’re very likely to get a blank stare. Why? As humans, we’re uniquely designed to have goals, because we’re the only species (at least that…

Entrepreneurs Make Things Happen

I get excited about meeting and spending time with all kinds of entrepreneurs. It’s where I feel like I belong. In particular, I like meeting and learning about entrepreneurs who started from nothing, and with nothing, then managed to turn that nothing into something. They have something really special about them. I met one of…