Skills Development

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman

Look, I get it. You've decided to become an entrepreneur, so you want people to recognize your swag, and nothing gives you street cred as a business owner quite like business cards that announce your presence to the world as a 'Founder' or 'CEO'. However, you can't lose sight of the fact that the most basic role of an entrepreneur is to sell. As an entrepreneur, if you can't sell, you won't be in business for very long.

Sharpening the Saw

Sharpening the Saw

I'm sure you've heard it at least once before. You know, the anecdotal tale of the woodcutter who works tirelessly sawing wood for days on end, becoming increasingly less productive because the incessant sawing dulls his blade. The simple solution to his declining productivity is to occasionally sharpen the saw.

Startup Lessons From the Mayweather VS McGregor Fight

Startup Lessons From the Mayweather VS McGregor Fight

While the whole world saw a boxing match during the Mayweather vs McGregor tilt, I saw something just a little bit different. Sure, there was no escaping the pugilistic pomp and circumstance of the mega-event, but from a different lens, you could glean several important lessons for startup success.

Teaching Kids Entrepreneurship pt 2

Teaching Kids Entrepreneurship pt 2

Generally speaking, most small scale ventures can be used to teach your kids about entrepreneurship and develop key skills that will be useful for the rest of their lives. Financial literacy is a necessary life skill that can significantly influence the fortunes (pun intended) of the youth and help pave the way towards financial freedom.

What's Your Why?

What's Your Why?

I have seen far too many people dream of success in various fields not achieve their goals because they either: A) lacked an intrinsic motivation for attaining the goal, or B) employed a strategy that wasn't properly aligned with attaining the goal. The root cause of both problems is failing to ask yourself, "Why?"

Still Unemployed? Maybe This is Why.

Still Unemployed? Maybe This is Why.

Global economic performance notwithstanding, we have to assume that there are some available jobs out there that some people will be offered. Understanding that, there are still people who are otherwise qualified who remain unemployed. But why?