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Anyone can tell you that one key to living a happy, successful life is having a positive attitude, especially during adverse times. I know that sometimes there just isn’t justification for all the unfortunate things that happen to us—but I also know that we all have what it takes to deal with misfortune. That is what acquiring a positive attitude is all about. It’s about...
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“Chris, I’d like to introduce you to Ellen. I think she may be able to help you with your job search. Good luck! I’ll let you two take it from here.”If you are new—or a little rusty—to the world of networking, important introductions might be intimidating, or even awkward if you don’t know what to say.Remember, introductions are just the first step of...
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Stop it—stop typing that email, stop crunching numbers, stop filing documents—and think about what you’re doing. Would you have ever imagined you’d be working where you are today? Does your job match what you’d dreamed your career would be? Or did you settle?Life’s too short to settle for anything, especially when it concerns important things like your career....
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When I began interviewing business leaders for my new podcast The Inbox Inspiration, I didn’t realize the impact it would have on me. Getting the opportunity to talk to dozens of successful, inspiring individuals has been nothing short of incredible.Through our conversations, I got VIP access to some of their secrets and advice, what motivated them, what helped them to get where they are...
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It was 5 a.m. and I was sneaking out of the house. As the taxi pulled up, I quietly threw my suitcase in the trunk and instructed the driver to take me to the airport. I looked back at my house to make sure all the lights were still off.My first flight was to New York. My second flight was to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. And this was my first time going out of the country.I don’t know...
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Last week I got an email from my friend Maureen. The subject line read “Tell me I’m a sucker.”“I never click on Internet ads,” her email began. “I hate watching Internet videos, and I know infomercials are utter crap. So why am I jonesing to purchase this product?” Maureen issued me a warning before I clicked on the link she attached. “First, know...
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First let’s get something straight. I am not an alcoholic—not even close. I’d call myself a social drinker, someone who enjoys a cold one on the weekends and sometimes, sporadically, during the week (after the 9-to-5 grind, of course). But, recently, I noticed how much weight I’d put on—I was growing a beer belly… and I wasn’t a fan of my new companion....
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