Make Adversity Your Ally

Growing up an orphan and a homeless teen, I’ve experienced more than my fair share of adversity. Some to a greater extent than others, but misfortune is universal and something that we’ve all been forced to deal with. We always talk about overcoming adversity, which is important, but take it a step further. Make peace […]

Finding Your Purpose

After selling my first company, it took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do next in life. I considered e-commerce, as well as a couple of other things, but nothing stuck. Those things didn’t excite me enough to hold my attention. So I started to really think about what I enjoy. […]

How to Find Your Happiness

It’s true, all the sayings about happiness being an inside job and something you don’t find, but rather create. If it were easy everyone would do it though, right? Who doesn’t want to be happy? One thing is certain, if you attach your sense of happiness to other people and things, it will always be […]

Measuring Success

One of the most persistent questions that we ask ourselves is, “Am I Successful?” After all, you would not be pursuing goals, starting businesses or furthering your education if this were not the objective. The need to feel as though we are achieving something with our lives is common. No one sets out to do […]

Maintaining Balance in Your Life

Too much of anything can be detrimental as it means that something is being neglected. It’s important to maintain balance in your life or even a good thing can quickly turn bad. I get the importance of hustling. I’m a go-getter myself. Just don’t forget to come up for air. Here are some tips: Keep […]

Use What You Have

Each of us has qualities that we can use to our advantage. If you are thinking that you don’t, stop, because you do. For those who have endured a difficult past and been cheated out of experiences that most others had, I can promise you that it has taught you some valuable lessons. As horrible […]

Don’t Let Yourself Down

There will be many people in your life who may not live up to your expectations, or even their own responsibilities. Maybe you had an absent or poor parent, a friend or spouse who betrayed you, business associates who took advantage of you, and people who didn’t believe in or support you when you needed […]

Four Reasons Your Life Isn’t On Track

There are many things in life that are beyond our control, but there are just as many, if not more, over which we have ultimate power. If you feel as though your life is out of whack and you are not on the path that you envision, chances are that one of these four things […]

Top 5 Skills to Develop

There are some skills specific to an industry or profession. Then there are others that are useful wherever you go, universally applicable. These are soft skills, and they’re important to develop because doing so opens up endless possibilities for you.   Here are five you should focus on:   CommunicationBeing a good communicator will take […]