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Can You Say Ontapanure?

Can You Say Ontapanure?

Look. Up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's a....
Consultant?

Well, although I have been known to occasionally leap tall buildings in a single bound, I think it's time to set the record straight on a few things. For starters, when I say I'm an entrepreneur, I don't mean like Eddie Murphy's Mr. Robinson sketch on SNL. It really does mean that I have leveraged my talent and experience to exploit market inefficiencies to create legitimate business opportunities. However, it seems that there are wild misconceptions about what it means to be an entrepreneur these days, so let's clear the air.

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?"

Don't Fake the Funk During an Interview

Don't Fake the Funk During an Interview

I can certainly understand the temptation to embellish a bit during an interview, especially when times are tough and you are desperately in need of a job. However, you must fight the temptation at all costs, as my experience has been that it will eventually come back to haunt you in one way or another.