What is a Mistake?

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month! I have been asking myself this question a lot lately. I also used to think that I was a person who wore his heart on his sleeve. It turns out […]


Why the hell is my generation bent on killing themselves? Seriously … who drank this Kool-Aid? Don’t get me wrong. I am all in favor of busting my ass and making dreams happen, but I recently had a conversation with someone about a client of theirs. She was explaining that she would have a tough […]

Do it Right, or Not at All

I spend a lot of time on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ reading and interacting with clients, fans and friends. And one thing I take to heart, 99.9% of the time is that anyone who interacts with me deserves some kind of a response. I did have a moment recently where I posted a piece of […]

Drinking During Work Hours

What an interesting topic this is … I can only actually recall having a drink during work hours once and that was years ago, but it just felt like the right thing to do. But many, many people disagree on this topic so I thought it was worth putting my two cents out there. I […]

Ten Works Things I Can Do

As I reflect on the year that was 2011, I have been thinking a lot about 2012 and what I want and what I want to give. We all have a work/professional life and we all have a personal life. Oftentimes these two lives get merged together, but I believe it is important to have […]


If You Explain, People Listen

In my experience working in politics, social media and non-profits, I have had my fair share of customer and client experiences. I am happy to say that most every interaction is marked as positive. But not all. In each situation, there have been negative moments, experiences and learnings. That is simply a part of life […]