Posts in the Category: All About ME

For the Love of the Game

Posted in - All About ME & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & What's in my head now? on October 8th 2010 4 Comments

When Lebron James, Chris Bosch, and Dwayne Wade all joined the Miami Heat – controversy slammed the nation. From the New York Times to ESPN to TMZ, their decision was questioned. As a Miami Heat fan, I’m certainly biased on their decision; but there was an important factor that many of the sports …

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 …

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 …

Reality Check – Are You a Hypocrite? I think I am!

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & innovation & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on July 20th 2010 13 Comments

After five years of success in what I termed to be a “large” corporation (about 10,000 employees) and then four successful start up ventures, I thought I had learned a lot. In my experiences, I had learned far more in any start up than my friends or …

Does 10,000 Hours Make the Best Businessman?

Posted in - All About ME & Building Business Relationships & innovation & Sales and Marketing in 2010 & Uncategorized & What's in my head now? on July 9th 2010 2 Comments

In Malcolm Gladwell’s book, Outliers, he talks about the rule of 10,000 hours. He cites researchers agreement that “10,000 hours of practice is the optimum time needed to gain expertise”. He goes on to demonstrate in a myriad of industries that all experts in a field have a minimum of 10,000 hours …