Category: career

Facing challenges

Just a few weeks ago, I was faced with a few regulatory challenges in my business.  There is no shortage of regulations in the USA when it comes to commercial business.  Due to the abundance of regulation, it can be difficult to operate at…

Lack of direction and what it means

My last post was titled, Lead by example and today’s post is titled Lack of direction and what it means.  As just a FYI, I do not plan the sequence of my blogs or even put much thought into what my next blog will be.  It just…

Lead by example

Previously, I have been in a situation where members from my team were not actively participating in a project.  Once my team members became complacent not contributing, motivating them was a near impossible task.  I was hesitant to pick up their workload because it…

Refresh yourself…

Yesterday, my blog was titled Daily push and I spoke about the importance of pushing everyday because it really does matter.  Today I will talk about the importance of taking time for yourself to refresh yourself and clear your mind.  You may ask, how can you talk…

Daily push

I cannot emphasize enough, each day matters and you do not want to waste it.  On the path to success, you are going to want to participate in the daily push because every little bit counts.  Take notice of professional athletes or olympians and how the winners…

Seems easy, until you start digging in

Have you ever thought something looked easy, but when you started trying it yourself you found out there was much more to it?  Recently, I have run into some challenges with a project I have been working on for my business.  I would not…

Your career has great impact on your life

Here is career advice for the younger generation thinking about the next steps after high school or college.  The next 20-years of your life will be highly dependent on the choices you made early on in life.  It is never too early to start…

Determining what is important

Imagine joining a new role with a new team you have never worked with before.  The first thing you may want to do is setup a bunch of meet and greets to better understand your new team and the key players you will be…

Strengthen your weakness

I am driven by results and when I am not seeing those results, I take a step back and assess the situation.  First, I will want to understand why I am not meeting my goals. Second, I will try and find a reasonable solution…

Influencing from the lower levels

One of the crucial activities in starting my new role at my workplace is meeting the team and individuals I will be working with.  It helps build relationships with your new co-workers and allows you to better understand their roles in the organization.  During…

Corporate world

I found myself in a discussion this afternoon with someone about my role in the corporate world and my feelings toward the people I work with.  Although I work with a lot of nice people, I do find there to be a lot of bull shit…

100% dark chocolate

I prefer dark chocolate over milk chocolate any day.  Since I love dark chocolate so much I went out and purchased 100% dark chocolate in bar form.  After getting home, opening the package, and trying it, I quickly found out it was too bitter…