Things We “Shouldn’t Talk About” – Immigration, Media & Politics

“It would be irresponsible to avoid the issue just because it’s uncomfortable to talk about.” — Al Franken Last week Trump confused a lot of people, myself included, by insinuating that something awful had happened in Sweden the day before. Was it a terrorist attack? Nope, nothing really remarkable happened. Later he clarified that his statement was referring […]

Hit The Books! – Why I’m Studying Psychology

“I need one of those baby monitors from my subconscious to my consciousness so I can know what the hell I’m really thinking about.” — Steven Wright Before summer I had my heart set on getting into a behavioral science program. Unfortunately, I didn’t make the cut this year. While I’m disappointed, there’s always next year. In the […]

Earn It! – Thoughts On Trust & MLM

“It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.” — Benjamin Franklin Alice sends me a message about a new company that’s offering her a job. She’s really excited because the representative, Michelle, talked about the company’s values which aligns so well with Alice’s, and how Alice would be […]

Don’t Just Read It & Wish It, Live It – Nobody’s Going To Give You A License To Go For It

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” W. Clement Stone First off, I’ve been there. I’ve read, I’ve wished for things to happen, and I’ve waited for someone to give me the permission to go for what I want in life. And nobody came. At times I still find myself sliding back into the […]

Should Your Mentor Join The Board? – It’s… It’s Complicated

“Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” — Billy Wilder The question of who you should trust when it comes to sitting on your board of directors is a tricky one. Recently I was asked whether I thought that one should bring a mentor onboard. This person had […]