The Goal I Didn’t Hit in 2015

We’re days away from 2016, and that means that now is the time to look at how you did on reaching the goals you set for yourself in 2015, and get started on setting some new goals for the year ahead. I did my work last week during my annual goal-setting retreat, and it was mind-opening, to […]

Yes, You Need a Tribe (A Free Ebook)

Oh hi! Welcome to the free ebook bandwagon, courtesy of my friend Jeff. This one’s a whopper (i.e. more than 7 pages, and full of things you actually will learn from). It’s all about finding your tribe, keeping ’em around, and making them a strong and powerful asset in your life. It’s also about giving […]

Doing Hard Things Helps Your Career — But Not in the Way You Think It Does {Guest Post}

We all have things we do well that were hard won. These skills carry a price tag of sweat, and possibly tears, and they speak volumes about prospective hires. These are the skills you point to when someone asks, “What is the hardest thing you’ve ever done?” Nearly a decade ago at Merrill Lynch, a […]

The Better Life is Here!

Today, something fun happened. A book that started as a collection of some of my best blog posts (and then expanded well beyond) came out, live in the flesh. The Better Life: Small Things You Can Do Right Where You Are, is here. (It’s currently sold out on Amazon, so go to Barnes and Noble!) […]

How to Make 2015 Not Suck #goals

As part of my morning quiet time, I’ve been reading a book on goal-setting from Danielle Laporte. So far, I’m loving it. This morning, in the book, Danielle suggested that the entire month of December should be wiped off the map in terms of work. In other words, no one should work in December. I laughed. And then I […]

How to Read More

Many of us say we wish we had more time in our lives to read, but how many of us actually make the time? I always set an annual reading goal (this year it’s 200 books), but the main reason it works for me is that it motivates me to set aside time for something […]