Free Prize Inside by Seth Godin Book Summary and Thoughts (On Creating Innovation)

I went through Seth Godin’s book Free Prize Inside. If you’re not familiar, Seth Godin is one of the world’s most respected marketing experts. His books are often recommended. Here are the top insights from the book and my reaction. It’s a short book. The premise is that: Big, costly research and development (R&D) is… Continue reading Free Prize Inside by Seth Godin Book Summary and Thoughts (On Creating Innovation)

Ginger Flesher-Sonnier – From Math Teacher to Multi-Million Dollar Event Empire [Podcast]

I’m a huge fan of escape rooms, and a few years ago, I came across an escape room experience like no other. The lobby, like the escape rooms were well decorated, almost as if you were in a mansion. Everything from the fur carpets to the optical illusions in the paintings made even the waiting… Continue reading Ginger Flesher-Sonnier – From Math Teacher to Multi-Million Dollar Event Empire [Podcast]

How To Use LinkedIn to Network and Find an “In” At Your Dream Company

Today, I’m going to share one of the greatest secrets to career development and job hunting. And no, I’m not going to “guarantee” anything. Anyone guaranteeing they can get you into a company regardless of your skills or connections is spreading false information. But I can share something that will dramatically increase your chances… I… Continue reading How To Use LinkedIn to Network and Find an “In” At Your Dream Company

10 Things I Learned About Remote Working From the Book Remote By Jason Fried

One of the positives that came from COVID-19 is that companies are more open to employees working remotely. It’s a huge advantage for any job applicant because it was so much tougher for applicants. I remember just a few years ago, if you didn’t live in the city you were applying for, that was a… Continue reading 10 Things I Learned About Remote Working From the Book Remote By Jason Fried

How to Use Instagram to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

If you’re a business owner looking to drive traffic to your website, one of the best platforms you can use is Instagram. While Instagram does have an advantage due to its millions of daily active users, its real power is in the frequency of engagement with its content. For instance, brands with a follower count… Continue reading How to Use Instagram to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

Why Some Businesses Fail While Others Succeed [Podcast]

In this podcast episode, I wanted to have a discussion on why some businesses fail and others succeed. While there are various people discussing this content already online and offline, I hoped to add some level of unique contribution or debate about this topic given my several years of reading successful business books (and consuming other forms… Continue reading Why Some Businesses Fail While Others Succeed [Podcast]

7 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline and Willpower

When it comes to self improvement, in any form, most people inevitably think about willpower. Achieving your goals usually results in having to perform certain activities that aren’t comfortable or enjoyable, which comes down to having the discipline. But how do you improve your discipline? Is it possible or are you genetically stuck with what… Continue reading 7 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline and Willpower

What Is Self-Awareness And How Do I Improve It?

As experienced readers of my blog know, I’ve been fascinated with improving my emotional and social intelligence for a while. And I’ve made various articles and videos on the topic over the years. Today, I want to talk about the importance of self-awareness. To set up the explanation, I have to reveal that I’ve been… Continue reading What Is Self-Awareness And How Do I Improve It?

High Performers vs. Average Performers: What Makes The Difference

I’ve learned some shocking things in the professional world. First, I learned that high performers know there is a hidden job market. This secret market is where a majority of the jobs are given away before they reach job boards. And that’s the first difference between high performers and average performers: they know how the… Continue reading High Performers vs. Average Performers: What Makes The Difference