Why Would a Person Walk Away from Success When They Reach a Peak in Their Career?

Why Would a Person Walk Away from Success When They Reach a Peak in Their Career?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Life Advice | No Comments

Success is like a two sided coin. One side of it is deemed with praise. The other with damnation. No one prepares you for either. As humans, we all seek out praise, but do we really know how how to deal with the negativity that comes with being in the spotlight? I mean the problems…

When Do You Know It’s Time to Quit Your Job?

When Do You Know It’s Time to Quit Your Job?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Business Advice, Life Advice | No Comments

When you realize that you can write a book on… Wait for it… How to Not Get Promoted at a Job at a Fortune 500 Company And you have a full chapter list of exactly how to do it. Chapter 1: Be Performance Driven. Chapter 2: Outperform Everyone. Chapter 3: Study. Be Prepared. Chapter 4:…

How Can a Failed Entrepreneur Survive with No Job, Friends, Investors, or Money?

How Can a Failed Entrepreneur Survive with No Job, Friends, Investors, or Money?

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Life Advice | No Comments

Back at the end of 2010, I had my Lexus taken back and was being kicked out of my 2,600 square foot loft. I was spending all my money on Jameson and spending all my time watching movies off a projector on my wall. I reached a point where I had basically given up on…

Why Is It Weird for Someone to Be Nice to People They Don’t Know?

Why Is It Weird for Someone to Be Nice to People They Don’t Know?

Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in Life Advice | 4 Comments

Someone one Quora asked: I was always raised with the idea that we should be kind to strangers, but sometimes I feel that being kind or helpful is not welcome by the people I am trying to help. I am sometimes treated like I am insane for going out of my way to help others….

Why Do Most Salaried People Stay Salaried All Their Life Instead of Exploring?

Why Do Most Salaried People Stay Salaried All Their Life Instead of Exploring?

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in Life Advice | One Comment

I have worked on straight commission or a draw my entire life, aside from when I was 15 and working at Knott’s Berry Farm picking up trash for $5.75 an hour. Oh how I loved scrubbing those toilets to make $82 a weekend. It brought my life so much joy. Well, in life, I have…

How Can I Stop Feeling Inadequate Amongst These Quoran Giants?

How Can I Stop Feeling Inadequate Amongst These Quoran Giants?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Life Advice | No Comments

Someone on Quora asked:  How can I stop feeling inadequate amongst these Quoran giants? I mean, I initially enjoyed Quora, reading from people of different backgrounds. But then, I realized how smart and educated some of these guys are and started feeling like I’ve wasted my life, like I’ll never catch up or ever be…

Why Do Some People Choose to Write on Quora over Writing on a Blog?

Why Do Some People Choose to Write on Quora over Writing on a Blog?

Posted by on Dec 24, 2015 in Life Advice | No Comments

I tried starting a WordPress blog when I left my job as Vice President of Marketing at a startup in 2011.  I wrote 3 posts.  No one read it.  I quit. I tried writing a few Facebook status messages that were long form in 2012.  I got like 7 likes per post.  That was high,…

How Can I Overcome Disappointment After Failure?

How Can I Overcome Disappointment After Failure?

Posted by on Dec 21, 2015 in Life Advice | No Comments

I don’t believe in the law of attraction that the book, The Secret, preaches.  Yet, in the last few months, I have been attracting everything that a well-minded person could possibly desire into my life.  I manifested an ideal life partner, I created my first book and am working on another one, I was invited…

How Do I Follow My Dreams if I Have to Support and Make My Family Happy?

How Do I Follow My Dreams if I Have to Support and Make My Family Happy?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Life Advice | No Comments

Work full time on your living and part time on your fortune. Meaning, go to your day job to pay the bills and work on the side to make your dreams come true. — Originally posted on Quora.

What Should I Do with Life Since I Honestly Know I’m Not Smart?

What Should I Do with Life Since I Honestly Know I’m Not Smart?

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Life Advice | 3 Comments

If I were you, I’d surround myself with people smarter than myself. Oh wait, that’s what I do already because I know I’m not smart either. There is some guy named Richard Branson who gave this a try. He ended up becoming a billionaire and owns a space ship. I doubt either of us will…