How To Come Up With You’re Next Great Idea

I’m taking a little time off for the next couple of weeks, so I'm going to be posting some of my more popular posts. Call it a "greatest hits"…not that I'm saying my writing is great, these simply have gotten the most hits. Thanks for reading my blog. Feel free to share these on Twitter, … Continue reading How To Come Up With You’re Next Great Idea

Poke the Box

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” That’s the question Seth Godin sets out get us to answer in his book Poke the Box. This book has a simple message: Start Something. This book is a manifesto about starting. It’s about making starting a habit. The concept of the book … Continue reading Poke the Box

Shortcuts Lead To A Long Road

Taking shortcuts in life comes with a price. Sure, cutting corners may bring about short term gain but they always result in long term pain. Hard work, sacrifice, and discipline all take time and effort to develop. There is no substitute for preparation and execution when it comes to accomplishing your goals and being successful. … Continue reading Shortcuts Lead To A Long Road

How To Come Up With Great Ideas

I recently came across a book by James Webb Young called "A Technique for Producing Ideas". Though he presented the ideas from the book in 1939, his thoughts for generating great ideas are just as pertinent today as they were back then. If you want to jump start your creative juices and begin producing great … Continue reading How To Come Up With Great Ideas

Great Leaders Are Strategic Thinkers

Great leaders are great thinkers! Your ability to think strategically can separate you from the pack. But being a great thinker doesn't mean that you have to always think "out of the box". Learning to think strategically gives you a competitive advantage. Thinking allows you to gather and analyze the information, gives you the intuition … Continue reading Great Leaders Are Strategic Thinkers