Small Sentences with Big Swag

Years ago when I was first beginning my career, I started collecting one-liners. I don’t mean cheesy pick-up lines, although some of them could certainly classify as a bit on the cheesy side. I mean single sentence phrases that encapsulate big thoughts. We actually have a contemporary word for this from ancient Greek: apothegm. Webster’s… Continue reading Small Sentences with Big Swag

Why I Failed My Mentor Meeting Today

I got completely shut down during a meeting with a key mentor today. It was brutal. Sometimes I struggle with what to bring to mentor conversations. But not today! The funny thing about this one was, I thought I had great progress to report on. I thought I was going to get some backslaps and… Continue reading Why I Failed My Mentor Meeting Today

How Identifying My Core Values Saved Me Countless Hours

The most important step to getting what we want in life is the simplest. Decide what you want. By determining what is most important, we simplify the decision making in our life. Explicitly deciding what we want gives us a filter through which we can determine how we spend our time and energy, the two… Continue reading How Identifying My Core Values Saved Me Countless Hours