3 Ways that Writing a Book is Like Interviewing

“Stopping a piece of work just because it’s hard, either emotionally or imaginatively, is a bad idea. Sometimes you have to go on when you don’t feel like it…” – Stephen King, author Many authors have described writing as a lengthy and arduous process. I myself have been in the process of writing a book

“Eds and Ongs”

When my poor clients have to hire someone, they have what I call the “Eds”: “The interview I dread My feet feel like lead I want to go to bed and Pull the covers over my head.” Well, when you bring that type of energy to the interview process, guess what type of person you

The Hiring Hangover

Last week, I met with a new client who suffers from what I call “the Hiring Hangover”. He had just fired a long time employee and had to hire someone else quickly. The whole experience left a really bad taste in his mouth and he was having a hard time getting over it. He kept


The end of the year is always a time of reflection for me. I like to look back and see the difference I have made in the lives of others and plan for how I will continue to bring value in the coming year. 2014 should be an exciting year, as my plan to publish

Getting Through Your Fail-Set

To stay fit, I have been swimming six days a week: 5 days a week with a Master’s group and a private lesson on day 6. A few weeks ago, my coach asked me to swim a “fail-set”: 15 laps in a certain time frame that get harder and harder as you go. The purpose

I met Jimmy Buffett!

Sand on the stage, beach balls in the air and Parrot Heads! This was the scene at the Pepsi Center several years ago for a Jimmy Buffett concert I attended. The back-up singers and dancers began rousing the crowd to get into the groove, which reached a feverish frenzy until finally, the man himself stepped