Category: career

Talent retention

Retaining the best talent in your company takes work-a lot of work. A competitive salary is just one part of the compensation package to keep the best talent within the…

Entrepreneurial

The entrepreneurial journey is not everyone’s cup of tea. A few individuals love the adventure, risk and everything else that comes with entrepreneurship yet most love what they do and…

Continuing education

The graduate is an obsolete word now. As technology changes industries, people and work, a degree will not be enough for you to sustain or stay competitive. With AI set…

Mentors in our lives

I strongly believe in mentorship. Mentors can play a crucial role in our personal and professional lives. No matter what stage we are in our lives, a mentor can have…

Perspectives

Getting various perspectives on topics, moments, and events in life will help us see them from a different angle. I strongly believe that seeking out different perspectives and points of…

Awareness

The dictionary definition of awareness is the quality or state of being aware: knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. As I got older (I’m not that old!), I’ve come…

All talk, no action

Once upon a time, I used to follow rap and hiphop music almost religiously. I grew up in New York City and was influenced by the rap and hiphop culture.…

Beyond startup leadership

The entrepreneur starts out with an idea. He/she takes that idea, executes it, and makes things happen. There’s so much action in an startup environment. As the startup begins to…

Mentorship

I strongly believe in mentorship. Mentors are people who can help you grow personally or professionally. I have been extremely lucky to have some amazing mentors. Mentorship is even more…

Say Yes!

Derek Sivers, an entrepreneur and musician shared several life changing experiences in an interview with Tim Ferriss. Derek shares a story of when he was 18 and played in a…

Goal setting

Have you found yourself struggling to achieve your goals? Do you feel overwhelmed that you don’t have enough time to work on your goals? Do you put off working on…

Beauty of not yet

Professor Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford talks about her groundbreaking work on developing mindsets. She emphasizes the power of “yet” in helping students succeed…

Growth feedback

Positive feedback makes us feel good. We feel like we’re walking on air when we hear good things about ourselves. Yet positive feedback does not help us get better or…