Going Nowhere Fast? Ideas Will Save You

It was late. I stared at my computer screen wondering what to do. My business was doing poorly, it seemed as though nobody wanted to talk to me, and my mind was in a fog. This sad state of affairs was not many years ago. It was this past week. Often, when we get down, […]

What Have You Got to Lose?

I have a good friend who has been unemployed for 2 years. He’s smart and can be very charming, when he wants to be. His expectations have always been high, so he has said no to a few opportunities which he felt were beneath him. Recently – he was in a perpetual state of despair, […]

Where is Common Courtesy?

I’ve been in business a long time and over the years, I’ve seen the level of common courtesy go progressively down. It’s at the point now where basic courtesy doesn’t really exist anymore. Many people use the excuse that they are busy, as if, somehow, that makes it alright. It doesn’t. Not returning emails or […]

Create Your Own Job in 2017

Millions of people continue to apply for something that is increasingly rare — a full time job. The U.S. government estimates that 35 per cent of all workers are currently independent contractors or freelancers. This number is expected to hit an astounding 50 per cent within the next ten years. But, there is no security in being […]

How You Think Will Determine Your Wealth

Do you buy lottery tickets? I have a lot of friends who do. And they believe that’s the only way they’ll ever have any money. The “lottery” mentality is what keeps people from being wealthy. People who attract wealth think differently from others. Adopt the following ways of thinking and your life will likely change […]

Lessons in Innovation from History’s Beauty Magnate

She never told her age. It was only when she died in 1966 that the world discovered Elizabeth Arden had lived for 88 years. A woman before her time, this amazing Canadian-born entrepreneur almost single handily launched the modern day cosmetics industry. In the early 1900’s, lipstick was associated with prostitutes. But Arden changed all […]