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

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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

Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

Long story short: It’s no Spider-Man 2. Short story long: I love Spider-Man. I went into this move stoked to see Spider-Man do spider…well things, and I wasn’t disappointed. The action was superb and the way everything was set up made the reboot do just that: refresh our perception of

Tweeting Influence: Should You Share More Than You Consume?

What does every truly influential person have in common when it comes to, say, Twitter? If you just look at celebrities, one very obvious trait their profiles all share is that they have vastly more followers than people they follow. What does that mean? Well, they share more than they