After A Break, Recall Your Inspiration

As much as I really did not want to stop recording podcasts and writing up knowledgeable pieces, I had to take a break to move my family and office to our new home. This move was not quite as far as our previous moves, but with all of the address changes and adjustments, I didn’t want to be overwhelmed and …

Your path to achieving your goals are paved with success and failure. What direction you take is up to you. Just keep moving, taking new steps.

You Win Some, You Lose Some, Rinse And Repeat

Each step I have taken, I have never looked at as a failure, only a step towards success. Perhaps that is why I am so blindingly bullheaded when it comes to achieving my goals. Failure is something hard to admit, and failure is even harder to realize when there are so many beneficial takeaways. Learning from mistakes is the best …

Have confidence in yourself and your abilities.

The One Characteristic That Makes It Or Breaks It

At some point after finding your calling, you make a statement to yourself, “I’m good at this, I enjoy this, and I want to pursue this.” This statement is too often forgotten as your attention is divided into many thoughts and distractions. That great feeling of confidence begins to wain as the pressure of multiple tasks sets in, leaving room …

Don’t Build A Network, Grow a Community

Building a professional network can satisfy the need for a network, but growing a community can continue to reward you professionally, as well as personally. There are many complicated techniques for creating a network of professionals around you. It isn’t until you put these techniques aside that you can truly create a community or people. However, being prepared can facilitate …

Without focus, it is hard to understand what is being communicated.

Stay Focused For Focus’ Sake

A week ago I caught the latest installment of the Podcaster’s Roundtable, which is a group of professional podcasters who have a regularly scheduled show where the topic of the discussion is related to the podcasting industry. The group is lead by Ray Ortega and his peers. The discussion for this episode was the issue of asking for too much, …

The Best Time To Begin Was Yesterday, Now What?

I recently read an article from a friend of mine, J.B. Farrell, investigating the relationship of time and money and how there is no equal trade off between the two. I completely agree and felt like I could explore the idea further. A couple of years ago, I wrote an article about developing marketing and authority over time. This concept …