One of the most common misconceptions young adults have is – despite the slight changes every now and then, their lives are essentially predictable. They think that everything is stable. That they have a consistent self that roots from a deep place within (more…)
We all know that one woman who wows everyone—take a page out of her lesson book
As a female businesswoman, I can tell you that stepping out there and going after your financial dreams is not for the faint of heart. It requires daring, chutzpah, guts, strength of character and, above all else, the ability to laugh (sometimes at yourself).
3 Strategy Practices Of Visionaries Like Tony Robbins
This piece was written and contributed by Renée Mauborgne and W. Chan Kim – professors and authors of the 3.6 million copy international bestseller Blue Ocean Strategy and the indispensable followup, Blue Ocean Shift – Beyond Competing: Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth (Hachette, September 2017).
I’m constantly reading about and interacting with business leaders who’ve installed arcade games in their office spaces, host happy hours every Friday and have gone out of their way to encourage team members to be the best they can be through continuing education. The feedback from clients and employees alike is always the same: “Wow, what a cool boss!”
So I set out to identify what it means to be cool. How can leaders become cool? What is being a cool boss about, and how can these special skills apply in the workplace? (more…)
I’m going to tell you why I lack fear in business.
It’s because I fear something so much.
I fear the health and well-being of my family so much, and I mean I’m crippled by it. Hence, why, when you’re a grown-ass man and you get up during a vacation and go to some weird corner and pray for your mom to wake up. You know? This really happens to me. (more…)
Spenders are winners in the new economy
In July of 2016, I wrote an article called “Spend It If You Got It”. In the article, I detailed a crucial truth about how money works in our new economy.
In an economy where almost everything is built to take your money, saving it is of little value. From inflation to taxes to hidden fees in your 401(k), the system is stacked against you. (more…)
Turn your vow of ‘for richer, for poorer’ into ‘for financial freedom and fun’
Sometimes, people remark how great it must be to get to work with my husband on a daily basis. Others ask how on earth we can stand working together and still enjoy our marriage decades later. Simple: Working together allows us to play together. (more…)
The surprising reasons why being ‘selfish’ benefits everyone
Ladies, say it with me: I am the most important thing in my life. No one and no thing is more important than me. Not my children, my spouse or partner, my religion or my mission in life.
What? That feels weird? Arrogant? Selfish? It’s not, and I’m going to tell you why. Then, by the end of this blog, we’re going to shout it from the rooftops together. (more…)