How to Start a WordPress Blog

  When I first considered starting a blog, I did a lot of research on the nuts and bolts of blogging. Where do I register a domain name? What’s a web host? What’s the best platform to run my blog on?  Thankfully, there were a few bloggers that took their time to share their experiences…Read moreRead more

How to Get Over Your Fear of Rejection

  “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton Rejection hurts. Whether you’re a kid chosen last for the team, a teen left behind by his date or an adult passed over in a job interview, being told no can be humiliating…Read moreRead more

Using Time Blocking for Improved Productivity

Have you ever found yourself procrastinating just to do your work well and efficiently at the last minute? You’re not alone. Parkinson’s Law states: “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” This is a critical realization: you don’t need more time, you simply need to be more strategic with the time you…Read moreRead more

How to Increase Your Productivity

  Having an extra day off feels like such a bonus, especially if it means spending time doing what you love. This got me thinking about what I needed to get done on Tuesday after Labor Day to have a productive week. Now that we have two boys (a 4 year old and a 1…Read moreRead more

How to Make Good First Impressions

  You only get one chance to make a good first impression. That’s why it’s critical to be on your game when it counts. First impressions happen fast and once they are formed, they’re very hard to change.  Can we learn how to make good first impressions? Yes!  In this age of hyper-connectivity through social…Read moreRead more

Cut Negativity from your Life

An important step to achieving your goals in life is to create an environment that’s conducive for your success.  You’ve probably seen the quote floating around Instagram, “When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.”  To me, it means: cut everything and everyone out of your life…Read moreRead more

Finding your Why

Every successful business pro or entrepreneur begins any venture by defining their “why.” Why is this job important to you? Why is this business idea so important? Will this change people’s lives? Will it fill a need? Will it fulfill you? Do you believe in it? Will this get you up everyday to work?  Make…Read moreRead more

Use Business Etiquette to Improve your Financial Success

  The explosion of the internet in the 90’s introduced the world to a new group of renegade millionaire entrepreneurs that were brash and not afraid to run their businesses how they saw fit. They were tired of the old business culture of wearing suits and carrying briefcases. They went into the office in Hawaiian…Read moreRead more

FOMO and the Power of “NO”

  Full disclosure, I am one of the 8 million adults in the United States with ADHD. According to the ADAA – Anxiety and Depression Association of America:  “Attention deficit hyperactive disorder, or ADHD, is a condition characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, impulsiveness, or a combination. About 60 percent of children with ADHD in the United…Read moreRead more

The importance of Life Experience for your SUCCESS

I grew up in Taiwan, speaking German, English, and Mandarin on a daily basis. My upbringing opened up my mind to different ideas, people, methods very early on. Life is more exciting when you find new ways of looking at the same situation in a thousand ways. I became obsessed with learning new perspectives from…Read moreRead more