If you watch Switch and Shift TV, you already know my favorite hobby: I collect fascinating people! I’ve been doing it my whole life, though since my first tweet in 2009… let’s just say, social has been like kerosene poured on the flame of this great hobby of mine.
Because I’ve gathered so many fascinating people by now, I’ve picked up a thing or two that makes many of these folks so worth knowing. Without further ado, here are five things that come quickly to mind about how anyone can become fascinating themselves.
My European colleagues think we’re a little nuts. You Americans are obsessed with psychological profiling. You put your leaders through psychological assessment after... Read More
Years ago, I read a fascinating book by William Manchester, A World Lit Only By Fire. Part of the book is the true-life adventure tale of Magellan’s first-ever... Read More
Tomorrow is the 4th of July. Happy Independence Day, America! And if you aren’t American, well, it’s our country’s birthday. We invite you to celebrate with us!!... Read More
True entrepreneurs don’t start companies just because they want to. Nor do they launch their project because they think it’ll be cool, or because they figure, “Hey,... Read More
When we embrace our true potential, and do so with humanity, humility and the desire to serve the greatest good, we rekindle the most important fire of all;the fire of... Read More
Think of the last time someone expressed appreciation for a quality or characteristic you have, or an action you took. Many people feel a sense of well-being,... Read More
All too often, people who wing it, and succeed, are greeted with admiration. Their success is viewed as a magical ability to ignore hard work, hope for the best, and... Read More
“In order to have courage, you must do the inner-work necessary to know who you are.” Howard Behar, former President, Starbucks. I invite you to join me on a brief... Read More
Our Unconscious Minds (UM) often get a bad rap. There’s so much focus these days on the negative programming, triggers and limiting beliefs that live in our... Read More
Most people are averse to change. They like to keep things the way they are; they like to stay in their comfort zone. But great people ask questions like, “What’s... Read More
A few years ago I took a frank look at my career – past, present, and future – and made a stark assessment: I had two serious gaps to fill if I wanted to reach my... Read More