Changing How We Define Success

My friend’s 16-year old daughter loves to cook.  She takes the culinary class offered at her school, pores over the glossy photos in cookbooks and makes a mean pineapple chicken.  When I asked if she was going to pursue culinary arts in college she sighed and said that she didn’t want to work in the restaurant business.  She explained that the hours were terrible and a lot of restaurants fail....more

Let's Talk About Grass

And I don't mean weed. Because I don't blog about that.The oh-so-typical cliche says something like "The grass is always greener on the other side," and then there's something about forgetting to water your own grass. The point of this blog post is to tell you that you really need to water that grass....more

When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Earlier this year in February, there was an absolutely wonderful forum hosted at Mills College that addressed economic diversity especially as it relates to women. There were several political figures and women of power who participated in the forum. The most beautiful thing that came out of that forum was simply that “when women succeed, America succeeds”....more

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How to Succeed After Your Startup Fails

What happens when your startup doesn’t work out?It’s a question that no one wants to answer, let alone think about when they set out to start their own business, but it’s a very real outcome.According to Bloomberg, eight out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. ...more

Sticking to it

 April 10, 2014 · by whenwewereyoung...Changing your lifestyle is no easy task. There is no shortage of articles that promise a new and healthy you if you follow just 5 easy steps....more

Help! I need some accountability.


Let Success Chase You

Mike Robbins March 27, 2014...more

The Power of Saying No

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” -Warren BuffettI really don’t like saying no to people, especially when I know that I could help them. In effect, my common response to ‘Can you help me….” or “Do you have time to…” is always “Sure, of course I can!”...more

8 Key Points Of Blogging

  You have started blogging and now you would like to know how to be successful with it. There are a lot of blogs out here and you want yours to have longevity. Here are some key points to keep in mind:...more