That Moment When You Have Nothing

Is the moment you realize you have everything…you need. I cross the Howard Frankland Bridge every day, which is a bridge that connects Tampa Bay to Clearwater. Today I was going over all of the issues and problems I have ahead of me. Bills, challenges, jobs, and really just making


How Do You Know if Something is Truly Valuable?

Not too long ago, I held something extremely valuable. For you it may be a person, job, hobby, pet, etc. Something happened out of my control and weeks later, it was no longer valuable to me. This is a strange phenomenon because I truly believed deep down that I fully

A Different Take on Job Interviews

Most people will tell you what to wear, what time to show up, what to say, and how to shake their hand. All great advice, but here’s something I’ve picked up on. The best way to brand yourself is with stories. Interviewers want to feel like they’re talking to a

When Tragedy Strikes

Don’t stop. I did, and I regret every minute of it. I let the hunger for success wane because something got in my way. The people with real ambition and drive will only come back stronger when they lose everything. It’s like how you begin a story or role-playing game

Turn Your Phone Off

The more connected you are to your phone and the vast online world, the less you are connected to the even larger world around you. Turn your phone off for a while. Go do an errand and leave the phone at home. You will be amazed at the sense of

Top 10 Forms of Content Marketing

Content Marketing has rapidly become our go-to method for branding media in an environment where people want their information free and easy to access. If your company isn’t using at least half of these resources or more to brand themselves, consider yourself either in the danger zone or close to

How Your Manager Views Social Media in the Workplace

This morning, I had a lengthy conversation with a good friend of mine who is a higher up in the banking industry. We discussed the topic that seems to be ubiquitous these days: social media. Specifically, we spoke on how social media has affected his workplace…negatively and positively. On the