My a-ha moment came at 2:30 a.m. I'd been thrashing around, sleepless, in my bed for hours, consumed with worry. I was the editor of the local newspaper at the time and I just knew I had screwed up a story. Why hadn't I done this? Why hadn't I … [Read more...] about How to stop worrying using these simple tips
It’s first one small thing and then another and you don’t really pay attention because…well…life is like that – full of ups and downs. And then a worldwide pandemic throws everything into chaos, making life worse on so many levels, cutting us off … [Read more...] about Clues that you need to change your life
I love the New Year for the same reason I love Mondays – heck, even mornings: They all offer a chance to start fresh with a blank slate. I know there are plenty of people who turn their noses up at New Year’s resolutions. They prefer “goals” … [Read more...] about 60 quick resolutions to get your new year off to a great start
If you feel as if you spend your entire working life in meetings, you’re not far off the mark. Estimate range from six hours a week for managers of typical companies to a staggering 30 hours a week for CEOs of major corporations. And that's not … [Read more...] about 5 ways to avoid death by meetings
When I told a friend back in 2012 that I was quitting my day job to focus on building my own business, he gave me this advice: "Every day, when you get up, you have to ask yourself: 'What am I going to kill today?'" Seems like a pretty bloody way … [Read more...] about Business tip: What are you going to kill today?
“We were very fortunate. We lost everything in Hurricane Irma.” That’s not something you generally hear after a disaster, but one that smart business owners are adapting and adopting – adapting to changing conditions and adopting a great new … [Read more...] about Turning gloom and doom into business opportunities