Swagger, Don’t Schlep, By Association

Swagger, Don’t Schlep, By Association

Stop slumming around! It sounds harsh, but I’ve told you before that you become the company that you keep, right? Think about it. It kinda feels good to be the “best,” “the big dog,” “the cool kid” in a group or circle. You feel better about yourself. Even if you’ve...
Who is the Captain of Your Destiny?

Who is the Captain of Your Destiny?

I urge you to look at your watch. What time is it? It’s not the specific time that’s important here, really. Consider this: It’s 9:43 a.m. (or _:__). At this moment, I would venture to guess that no one else on this planet is thinking specifically about how they can...
Success As a State of Mind: The Happiness Advantage

Success As a State of Mind: The Happiness Advantage

It’s the American way. We work hard. We achieve success. We’re happy, right? Psychologist Shawn Achor laughs in the face of this notion. We’ve got it backwards. If we’re happy in the moment, we’re more driven and can then achieve success — not the other way...