I’m Just Not That Into You: The Power of No

Most of us work jobs where we’re used to saying yes to pretty much everything. Meeting request? Yes. Mandatory overtime? Yes. Expanded job duties? Yes. We’re so used to saying yes that we don’t stop to think about what we’re doing. For those that have “real” jobs, you...

The Fire Alarm: Sometimes Bad Is Good

My family frequent farmer’s markets. We eat a lot of local, organic vegetables and we really love the people of the market. Well, I love most of the people of the market. The people that block aisles? Those people can wander off before I murder someone but everyone...

This Damned To Do List: Goal Setting

As most of you probably know, I’ve recently taken the jump from “guy who provides a lot of people advice on a pretty regular business” to “life/business coach”. First, I hate the nomenclature. “Life coach” sounds so cheesy. I hate the term, but I love the work....

The Myth of the Ideal Client

Have you ever been to a networking group? I love networking groups. Mostly because they’re always at breakfast time and I love breakfast. In particular, I love Smitty’s breakfasts because Smitty’s has a skillet made almost entirely of meat and THEN you can get a side...