Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuk

I recently finished Gary’s book Crush It.  Stick with me on this review because despite my feelings toward it as a business book, it has a lot of value that I want to talk about. It’s a short business book that I would say is just above average benefit to me as it focused onContinue reading “Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuk”

What is your Passion?

What is your passion?  What is it that you love to do and could spend all your time doing without getting paid if that was possible?  That’s a tougher question to answer than you may think.  I’m reading through a book now called Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk and in the first few pages IContinue reading “What is your Passion?”

Eat that Elephant One Bite at a Time

I love that saying, “How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time!”  Many of has probably heard that many times over our lives, but do we apply it’s meaning to our lives?  It’s easy to get caught up and overwhelmed with the big picture.  We see the elephant and say, I’ll neverContinue reading “Eat that Elephant One Bite at a Time”

A new direction, a new outlook

It has been sometime since I’ve updated this site, it’s always been on my mind to do more with this, but it seems like life just gets in the way.  Isn’t that the truth with so many things we strive to accomplish.  We start off excited, full of vigor, ready to share with the worldContinue reading “A new direction, a new outlook”

I Really Don’t Like Winter

I really don’t like winter anymore.  I love living in Ohio, I really do.  I’ve lived my entire 42 years here in northeast Ohio and I really wouldn’t want to live anywhere else.  However, I hate winter, I dislike everything about it.  I don’t like the cold, can’t stand the snow and being stuck insideContinue reading “I Really Don’t Like Winter”

Practice Makes Permanent

For many of you that know me, you know that starting late 2001 I’ve been self-employed.  January of 2011, I took a job with a consulting / marketing firm in northeast Ohio as the Director of Technology Services.  Why you may ask?  Many, many reasons. Money – Business had been slow the last couple yearsContinue reading “Practice Makes Permanent”

Testing your assumptions

Assumptions, we all have them.  We assume we know what someone else is thinking, we assume that we know all the facts about something, we assume.  We make assumptions about something just about every time we speak or think.  The definition of assumption (as taken from here) In logic an assumption is a proposition thatContinue reading “Testing your assumptions”