When Never to Apologize in Small Business

When not to apologize

My mother always taught me that if you do something wrong, it’s good to apologize. But some people actually say “sorry” too much. This is a problem in business because it makes them seem smaller than they actually are. Unfortunately, this also works against […]

By | July 7th, 2016|Confidence, Entrepreneur, Failure|Comments Off on When Never to Apologize in Small Business

How to Fake Being Smart

how to look smartAn article in The Atlantic recently suggested that there are certain habits and appearances that can make someone appear intelligent without having to speak a word.

Here is a list of their slightly ridiculous strategies for appearing more intelligent:


1. Wear glasses. Yes, people actually […]

By | October 30th, 2014|Confidence|Comments Off on How to Fake Being Smart

Standing Out From the Crowd

Miss Destructo

My creative Twitter friend, Miss Destructo is the guest blogger today:

I can fondly remember back to my senior year of college at the University of Tampa, I was like any other upcoming graduate…SCARED of “THE BEYOND”. Very scared of what the future […]

By | October 21st, 2009|Confidence|2 Comments

New York Times’ About.com Interview on Bounce!

Scott Allen interviewd me over IM a few days ago about the new book, Bounce! It was my first time I had done this type of interactive interview which was not by phone. I enjoyed it because while it gave me more time to think, but it still was very spontaneous. Read […]

By | January 25th, 2008|Books, Bounce, Business, Confidence, Failure, Fear, Goals, Minimal Achievement, Small Business, Success, Zen Business|Comments Off on New York Times’ About.com Interview on Bounce!

Tiger Woods Bounces!

Tiger always says that you need to have a short memory in sports. Forget what just happened. You need to always focus on the next shot.

This is what it is to “Bounce!” in business. Make a short celebration of your victory OR feel sorry for your failure. But then focus your energy on what is coming […]

By | November 26th, 2007|Books, Bounce, Confidence, Failure, Fear, Minimal Achievement, Resiliency, Things I don't Know Where to Put|Comments Off on Tiger Woods Bounces!