What Does It Mean To Win?

Winning to some is about the transaction. It’s about being right. It’s about the mic drop. The sound byte. The power play. I would argue that this class of winning is  the most temporary and destructive form of serotonin inducing behavior. It’s a gateway drug to poor decisions and even poorer outcomes. It creates a […]

Becca Piastrelli’s Advice to Early Career Professionals: Create the Space to Listen

Becca Piastrelli, founder of The Dabblist, had been toying with the idea of jumping the proverbial corporate ship for a while before actually taking the leap this past year. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Becca and working closely with her for a few years now – she was originally recruited to launch our online […]

Common Sense Isn’t So Common

It’s learned through experience, whether it’s yours or somebody else’s. Through your life, you’ve had thousands of experiences. Hundreds of thousands of conversations. Perhaps a million or more people you’ve passed on the street, waited for the bus with, shared a farmer’s market day with listening to a bluegrass band. All of these people, conversations, […]

Affirm The Purchase Decision Long After the Sale

Ever get that feeling of buyer’s remorse? You know it – you’ve walked out of the store with this killer new gadget from one of those Sharper Image knockoff stores that does 12 different things, you go home feeling great, and then immediately come to realize that you don’t need to do any of those […]

Growing Into Leadership – great reminder for us all.. every day

Amber provides a comprehensive list of “concepts” that you can use as a guiding path while you are developing your leadership skills. She’s right – developing the leadership gene doesn’t happen overnight and you will regularly need to refer back to your mentors or guiding strategies to keep you on your path.Read more here: Growing […]