How Many “NO’s!” Can You Stomach?

How Many “NO’s!” Can You Stomach?

You may not know of Cordia Harrington. But chances are, you know her product. Her business, The Bun Company, makes the bread that can be found in McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Chili’s (among other major enterprises), and is produced at a head-spinning rate of...

Just to clarify…..I’m not anti-money

I love to hear your opinions! Last week I heard from some of you regarding my posts about $$$$. Most of what I heard went something like this: “So, you’re really anti-money, huh?”   No, I am NOT anti-money. I’m an entrepreneur, and a driven individual. And, while I...

What Makes Us Happy? It’s Not About the Money (really).

You know the saying, “Money can’t buy you happiness”? Before you roll your eyes at that cliché, there is a reason why it’s been said so many times: It’s true.   Over the years, I have worked with folks from those individuals who are paid absolutely nothing...

The Gift Goes to the Giver: Joy in Serving

I have long recognized the value of not just working in a specific industry, but being an active participant in the industry. This was further reinforced to me at last week’s ACHE (American College of Healthcare Executives) Congress, as I met young professionals and...

Expectations

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about expectations.  The expectations that others have of us, and how much they can tend to control our lives.  Why is our society so obsessed with blending in?  I too fall prey to it in certain ways.  But, as I observe our human race...