stand strong at work

Down here in Florida, we live in a seasonal threat of hurricanes. If you have been watching the news, you may have seen that there is a particularly large one heading this way as I write this.  You would expect people living in Florida to know how to handle a storm, but as the years…

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Putting the Past behind You

It seems like a simple concept doesn’t it? Putting the past behind you so that you can have a brighter future? Psychologists will tell you all day long about how important it is to let go of the past. However, it seems much more difficult then it sounds. Of course, I could talk all day…

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Invest in your Staff

I’ve been around for a while now, and I have seen many companies go through good times and bad times. When a company starts to go through bad times, they often exasperate the problems that they are having with poor decisions. One of the most detrimental things many companies do during bad times is to…

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These Habits are Holding You Back

There is an old saying that we are our own worst enemy. In many ways that is the truth. We procrastinate, we overthink things, we really are the cause of most of our own problems. So here is a list of some things that you are probably doing to hurt yourself. Think about these things…

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tools for success

Anyone who works with their hands will tell you the importance of having tools. And anyone who has ever worked with their hands for a career will tell you that it isn’t just having tools, but having the right tools that counts. So what are the tools for success? Well that depends greatly on what…

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You may not know who Ralph Gilles is, but you know his work. He was responsible for the styling of 2005 Chrysler 300. For someone who just graduated college in 2002 to design a car that transformed automotive style, and reinvigorated a brand is quite an achievement. It is also what can be done when…

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Taking Responsibility For Yourself

A wise person once said “When you blame others, you give up your power to change”. The most disturbing trend I have seen in recent years is everyones eagerness to point the finger of blame for their lives onto someone else. Sure, things may be more difficult for you if you come from a certain…

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self development

For a lot of people self development is a thing we did in school. We studied, we got our degree, now we have developed ourselves into the person we want to be. These same people later wonder why they are not achieving the goals that they had thought they would achieve. They do not realize…

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