No Judgment: Why Mark Sisson doesn’t want you to do the dishes

No Judgment: Why Mark Sisson doesn’t want you to do the dishes

“Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” ~William Butler Yeats
Last night I had the honor of meeting one of my long time heros Mark Sisson. I think of this man every time I eat, literally, and he’s responsible for lightning a fire for me, many of my friends and family, and many [...]

Euphoria Salon, East Brunswick, NJ – A Business That Gets It

Euphoria Salon, East Brunswick, NJ – A Business That Gets It

How horrible is it that when we discover a business that operates with the utmost attention towards customer service that we recognize it as the exception to the norm?
I have a dream that every business will be so customer centric that walking into a business that doesn’t give it their best shot will be unheard [...]

Posted by in Leadership | July 9, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 8 comments

Things That Will Surprise You When You First Work For Yourself

Things That Will Surprise You When You First Work For Yourself

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article by Ali of Alpha Student (gorgeous blog design).
Do you work for an employer? If so, you might have considered leaving to work for yourself instead. You might even be actively building up a source of income on the side – maybe through freelancing or through entrepreneurial work – [...]

Posted by in Leadership, Money | October 9, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 4 comments

How The Christmas Party Affects Your Career Prospects

Editor’s Note: There are many benefits to creating a social atmosphere at your work place, such as setting a friendlier tone, getting to know each other, and finding out inside information from drunk co-workers.  Andrew Rondeau writes about his experience at this years mid-year Christmas Party.
Last night we had our office Christmas party.
Now [...]

Posted by in Leadership | July 2, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 1 comment

4 Lessons from The Life of Winston Churchill

Written by Shilpan Patel, Success Soul

Great leaders lead the world by example. Their life becomes a fable of character, purpose, perseverance and magnanimity that transcends evil into goodness. They make the world a better place to live for the generations to come.
They’re born with purpose to save the world at the hour of peril. Arguably, [...]

Posted by in Leadership | May 19, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 8 comments

The evolution of Co-mentoring Relationships: a Quest for Dialogue

My mentoring experience had marked one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences that I had ever undergone. I was hoping to extend a dialogue over a group of people who I had never before encountered, but I had not, under any circumstances, known the kind of mental dialogue that this would foster within me [...]

If We Communicate, We Can Bring The World Together

Bringing the world together. Some would say it’s an admirable, yet foolish ideal. Why would we bother to even try? What are the benefits vs. risks of coming together with one voice?
Blog Action Day
What would happen if every blog published posts discussing the same issue, on the same day?
One issue. One day. [...]

Posted by in Communication, Leadership, Networking | September 12, 2007 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 14 comments

What would you do if nothing was impossible?

What do you think is impossible? Time travel? Raising the dead? Peace on Earth?
I read this quote yesterday, it got me thinking:
What we need are more people who specialize in the impossible. – Theodore Rathke – 1908-1963 – U.S. Poet and Educator
I’ve heard self-help gurus ask – What would you do if money was not [...]

Becoming An Outstanding Person | Justice – Week 8 of 12 |

This article is part of the How To Become An Outstanding Person In Twelve Weeks series. I strongly urge that you read the first article in order to get a sense of what is going on here.
Justice (Week 8 of 12)
Justice. Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty. Part [...]

America’s Top Three Presidents on Personal Development

In honor of President’s Day I have researched America’s Top Three President’s . What characteristics propelled them to the top of the greatest nation in the world? What does their personal development genius consist of? Who are considered America’s Top Three Presidents?
George Washington
Washington, a great war general, was also a man of conscious, a generous [...]

Posted by in Leadership, Personal Development | February 19, 2007 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 9 comments