Posts Tagged ‘business’

The 10 Point Guide To Building A Powerful Personal Brand

You already have a personal brand whether you realize it or not. Here’s how to make sure it serves you rather than hurts you. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “brand”? Maybe it’s a logo, or a color scheme, or your favorite clothing designer or automobile manufacturer. A…

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The Guide to Evolving into an Even Better Man

Each new phase of life requires a further evolved version of the man we are today. So, how do we go about creating him? I often find myself contemplating how I can improve in all areas of life. How can I be a better boyfriend? A better son? A better brother? How can I be…

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Now Is The Time To Turn Your Passion Into Profits

We are in the third week of unemployment claims in the millions, totaling around 16.8 million (reported) jobless claims. Now, more than ever, innovation and creativity will fuel the economy. About four years ago I was laid off. I was working at a small PR firm in Boston managing social media strategy for a variety…

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How To Keep Small Businesses Alive During Coronavirus Shutdowns

I originally published this piece on Medium. Main Street and privately owned businesses are at the greatest risk when they cannot operate or pay employees. But we can all step up and help. Despite the lavish lifestyles we see from everyone on social media, what sort of financial state are our American friends and relatives actually in?…

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Your 7 Point Cheat Sheet For Becoming Unstoppable (While Stuck At Home)

Whether a new challenge in life is either a hardship or an opportunity completely depends on how you choose to look at it. For the first time I can remember, the way of life of every living human on earth has been altered. The coronavirus has affected all of us in one way or another,…

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Why So Many High-Achieving Men are Unhappy (and 3 ways to fix it)

One of the many false narratives we are fed through social media and society in general, is that becoming wildly successful will make you happy. The houses, the cars, the travel, the beautiful people, places, and things…you’ll get respect from other men. You’ll get attention from women. You’ll be free from stress and worry. How…

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If Happiness is Your Goal, You’ve Got the Wrong Goal

Ah, the pursuit of happiness. Life, liberty, and all that. This may be a bit controversial, but hear me out. Finding or creating happiness should not actually be your ultimate goal in life. “But James, why?!” Well, I’m glad you asked. You don’t need to hear this from me or anyone else because you’ve experienced…

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5 strategies to break out of your work bubble and meet more people

If you’re like many other people, you can relate to the following statement: “I have focused so much on my professional life, that I have become unfulfilled in my personal life.” My personal opinion is that one of the reasons people seem so unhappy these days is that we have constructed a society that is…

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Never Let Your Shoulds Stop Your Coulds

As I get a little older and (hopefully) wiser, I continue to shed the skin of societal norms and expectations. The reasons for this are rooted in things I’ve educated myself on that are too deep to get into in this short post, but the general idea is this: Do not allow yourself to be…

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8 Habits of Highly Successful People

For those of us who have set our sights on success, whatever our personal definition of that may be, there is one common thread we all share: The need and desire to keep improving in order to become the type of person who is capable of reaching these goals. While there are multiple avenues to…

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