Passion gives life life

When I have free time, I spend it feasting my eyes on food. Food documentaries, food shows, food Youtube videos. Today I watched a food movie starring Bradley Cooper called Burnt (highly recommended). The reason is, I am deeply in love with chefs. Chefs have a passion that goes beyond the need for comfort or stability. … Continue reading Passion gives life life

Work hard, work smart

If you are like me, you push yourself to be better every day. The idea of “1% better” is what you strive for when you go about our day. You think about your processes and try to learn new tactics to make sure you’re operating to your maximum potential. Learn, refine, experiment, and refine again. … Continue reading Work hard, work smart

Authenticity goes far

Why sell a fake version of yourself? Yes, we must impress people to get what we want, however we should showcase skills that are authentic to who we are. I reached out to a seasoned marketing professional for advice earlier last week. This part of her response surprised me: At the end of the day, … Continue reading Authenticity goes far

Everything can change in a day

Your life can change in a moment for better or for worse. You hear back from that job. The diagnosis returns. A new law passes. Your loved one is taken away from you. You get be pregnant. The contract gets approved. Your work receives an award. There is a catastrophic car crash. You meet the … Continue reading Everything can change in a day

Change begins within

Think sad thoughts and you will become sad. Think happy thoughts and you will be happy. Smile and you will feel elated. Place your hands on your hips and you will feel powerful. Repeat to yourself that you are handsome and you will soon believe it. Tell yourself that you can do anything, and your … Continue reading Change begins within

Feed your mind

“Miss a meal if you have to, but don’t miss a book.” – Jim Rohn Read a book. Watch a documentary. Talk to a stranger. Travel to another country in real life, Or scour the globe via Google Earth. Wander a new space. Research an interesting topic. Fall down an internet rabbit hole. Visit a … Continue reading Feed your mind

Forget the mass, impact the special few

There is great satisfaction in impacting others, even if it is one person. As I am in the midst of building my marketing knowledge, I am learning that it is important to focus on the smallest viable market: the smallest group of people who you choose to serve. The idea is, if you obsessively try … Continue reading Forget the mass, impact the special few