Monthly Archives: September, 2010

Gut or Rationale?

Posted in - All About ME & What's in my head now? on September 21st 2010 6 Comments

I love that impulsive decisions we make in split seconds sometimes end up defining the rest of our lives. Regarding my business experiences, I’ve never made the analytically correct decision; I’ve always gone with gut – not reason. I’ve always worked for people who I admire and can learn from – not the …

“Live to Work” or “Work to Live”?

Posted in - All About ME & higher education & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on September 17th 2010 6 Comments

I’ve always believed in the companies I’ve worked for. Similarly, I’ve always believed in the bosses I’ve worked for. I’m unsure if this was “luck” or me seeking out people who inspire me and business models I take pride in working for, but regardless, I realized this past week I wouldn’t except anything …

For Profit Edu Sector – Embrace Your Innovators

Posted in - higher education & innovation & Sales and Marketing in 2010 on September 9th 2010 8 Comments

Approximately 1.5 years ago, I left the innovative company I had helped build, Education Connection. I had found a new innovative company whose mission I loved, and I wanted the experience of working with the “state university” side of the online higher education industry; so I left my comfort zone and moved …

No? What Does That Mean?

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & Building PEOPLE Relationships & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on September 3rd 2010 35 Comments

I hate the Steven Stills (and later redone by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young) quote, “If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one you’re with”. Does that not say to anyone else, “it’s okay to settle”? No way, not me – not for a moment would I ever …