Carpe Diem and Beyond

              One of my favorite movies is Dead Poet’s Society. I re-watched this classic just last weekend in fact. It’s a powerful movie. It touches on several heavy topics like breaking out of conformity, thinking for yourself, standing up for what you believe in, and it does all this with bits of comedy sprinkled in … More Carpe Diem and Beyond

Embrace Your Lows

              Sometimes when I’m down in the dumps, I find it better not to fight it. I find it better to simply embrace that you’re there and accept it. For whatever reason, this makes it easier to come out the other side feeling motivated and energized for life. I know it seems counterproductive, but it … More Embrace Your Lows

“Don’t Let Perfection Get in the Way of Progress”

              This quote was beat into my head during my first job. The VP of my division preached this over and over again. This was a man I really respected. He was a driven, hard-nosed, and a big go-getter who led the Supply Chain division for a Fortune 500 company. He was tough, results-oriented, and … More “Don’t Let Perfection Get in the Way of Progress”

Are You A Big Fish in a Small Pond, Or Small Fish in a Big Pond?

              If you’re familiar with this blog then you know how important creating the right environment is for personal and professional growth. Finding your balance between stress and comfort is a recipe for success and will push you to new heights without overbearing your mental state. Take a look at your surroundings, the people you … More Are You A Big Fish in a Small Pond, Or Small Fish in a Big Pond?