What Do Pokémon Go and Job Hunting Have In Common?

What Do Pokémon Go and Job Hunting Have In Common?

The game world is abuzz about Pokémon Go, the new online game that was recently released in July 2016. Developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, the app has been downloaded by 75M people. Cra-cra! In September 2015, Niantic announced it was developing and...
What Will You Do When Everything Goes South On You?

What Will You Do When Everything Goes South On You?

As I finished my day of client calls and teaching life coaching classes, I grabbed the remote and unconsciouslly clicked the channel changer thumbing my way through the 64 or so stations available to me here in the Philippines. I happily stumbled upon one of my...
The First Step Is The Hardest To Take

The First Step Is The Hardest To Take

Although it’s hard for me to believe, today is my 250th blog post in 250 weeks. At the top, I want to personally thank all of my readers who have taken the time to not only read my posts but also pass along my essays to their sphere of influence. Thank you so...
“There Are No Mistakes” Oprah Winfrey

“There Are No Mistakes” Oprah Winfrey

Many of you have an endgame.  An extraordinary goal, challenge or dream you want to slay to make your life more fulfilling, meaningful, complete. You begin the journey bubbling with excitement as if you’re about to plan the vacation of your life. But then your...
How Do You Handle Adversity?

How Do You Handle Adversity?

I discovered this allegory the other day and thought to pass it along. When times get tough, who do you become? The Story of The Carrot, The Egg, and The Coffee Bean A young girl went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her....

Do It Now…Sometimes Later Becomes Never

On this early, rainy, cloudy Philippines morning, I awoke to the somber news of the most devastating mass shooting in the history of the United States. An American-born man, who was interviewed by the FBI in 2013 and 2014 and found not to be a threat, who called 911...
2016 Hiring Trends

2016 Hiring Trends

Whenever I speak to organizations I’ll ask what are the top one or two challenges they’re facing today. More times than not, it’s finding exceptional people. If you’re responsible for talent acquisition, recruiting, etc. this article by Dina...
I Want To Become An Entrepreneur

I Want To Become An Entrepreneur

I’m a Faculty Leader at Coach University. One of the life coaching classes I’m leading this month is called Situational Coaching. Students are asked to pick and research a specific situational client type. Part of their research is to choose a video they...
Getting What I Asked For

Getting What I Asked For

When I arrived in the Philippines on April 1st, and made my first trip into the bowels of Dumaguete City, I said to myself, “What the f*&^ did I do.” I’ll never forget that first afternoon the trike (that’s me in one in the pic above)...
The Best Way To Manage Stress

The Best Way To Manage Stress

Back in the day I stressed about everything. Some might have considered me a control freak. I’m not sure I’d go that far. There’s a book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and It’s All Small Stuff.” I sweated it all. Then, on...