How to get started?

09/25/2013
Category: How to get started?, Life, Work
Die-Empty-3d-500-205x300

I was recently in London and came across this chalkboard at this outdoor pub.  It stopped me in my tracks, as they were inviting people to write for everyone to see what they most desire to do before they die. “Live Right” “Travel to ….” “Kiss …..” I immediately thought of Todd Henry’s new book, […]

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06/12/2013
Category: How to get started?, Work
(Photo by SaveMoney Creative Commons)

Standing out from the crowd really isn’t that difficult. Most people just don’t seem to give it much thought.  Or they would choose differently. Job seekers, please accept some free advice. 99% of your competitors will not do these things. Fundamentals Act like a Pro and you will be treated and recruited like one. Don’t misspell […]

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05/29/2013
Category: How to get started?, Life, Work
Writing a blog

Writing a blog will change your life. Here is my list on why you should write a blog. 1) Pick yourself Why wait to be noticed, chosen, picked, plucked, watched, captured or picked up? Instead go for broke. They are tough odds to attempt to gain attention from people when they have 160 million other […]

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05/16/2013
Category: How to get started?, Work
I resign

In this digital age a black and white resume in Microsoft Word is an analog solution to explaining your career. A digital portfolio is the modern solution for career professionals who desire to distinguish themselves from the herd. With this approach I have been able to significantly improve my career options and increase my total […]

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05/02/2013
Category: How to get started?, Work
Don't Do It!

Aaron Lizard Brain what are you saying to me? Lizard Brain Your family needs you to not screw this up.   Don’t be such a revolutionary that you get canned from your job.   It takes more money than you have.   It will require you to borrow money from your friends and family and […]

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05/01/2013
Category: How to get started?, Life, Work
Dell Griffith at his best

I started a new job two months ago. At moments I have felt like Dell Griffith from the movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. I have traveled seven weeks of the past eight.  Here is a quick list: Dallas, TX NYC New Jersey x 3 Philadelphia, PA x 2 Tulsa, OK x 2 Des Moines, IA […]

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01/31/2013
Category: How to get started?, Software
Moon Up Close by Gustavo (creative commons)

The more innovative the more barriers the status quo will erect in your way. Guy Kawasaki Innovation can be like selling tickets to the moon There is a direct correlation between how innovative your product (or idea) is and how many barriers you will encounter. Every product faces barriers. If you have personal experience with […]

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01/24/2013
Category: How to get started?, Podcast
bringing big ideas to light

Subscribe in iTunes 1200 entrepreneurs later the survey says…. According to Mario Schultzke, German immigrant turned entrepreneur and founder of IdeaMensch, in interviewing over 1200 entrepreneurs from across the globe there are a few essential keys to success for every entrepreneur trying to start something: You have to be all in. No one cares about […]

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01/21/2013
Category: How to get started?, Life, Work
Finished Ironman CDA 2005

Thinking but not committing If you are anything like me, I bet you spend a lot of time thinking and dreaming about starting something new. For me it can range from an Adventure trip that I want to go on to an ebook I’ve been writing. Ideas into action are more difficult. There is a […]

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Walt Disney's first advertisement

I started working on that (animated short) in the garage while I was still working for the film studio.   Great Beginnings Start in the Garage Walt Disney started creating his animated shorts in his garage while he still had a day job. The world was forever changed because of his unwavering commitment to bring […]

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