Today’s workplace is rife with titles upon titles, and with those wonderful titles comes a neatly defined set of duties we are each assigned to accomplish: “organize this,” “lead that,” “manage them.” Nowhere in your title or set of responsibilities does it say “take out the common room trash,” “clean up the shared kitchen” or “vacuum around the shredder.”Read More
When I was about five years old I remember a story that took place one day on the playground outside our school. I was just a scrawny, little guy at the time and this enormous kid, twice my size, was out knocking kids around the park. As I looked up, he started heading my way.Read More
Caleb Campbell’s life is an on-going story of perseverance, patience and faith.
As one may not expect, even though Caleb was his school’s star player, he faced intense bullying through his middle and high school years. However, with dreams of playing in the NFL, Caleb was willing to pay the price and work diligently towards his goal.Read More
Some people call us entitled. Others prefer spoiled and lazy. Others still like to blame the values of “kids today” for the workforce’s problems.
And while nothing gets this particular Millennial fired up more than someone taking shots at an entire generation, there is no denying that stereotypes exist for a reason.Read More
Within the next month be-influential will be launching an interview series called Influential Insights.
The focus of this series is to interview people who have achieved a level of success that many admire.Read More
Big egos can be effective. They can bolster our confidence when it feels like the whole world is against us. They can fuel that “never quit” attitude that has made us who we are. A big ego is what makes victory taste so sweet and defeat taste so sour. Having a big ego can be a good thing.Read More
Many, including myself, love to take sport analogies and apply them as principles to our working habits and everyday lives.
One of the more popular analogies that we have all heard is:
“Life is a marathon, not a sprint.”Read More
Every moment in our lives is an experience. We can either choose to learn something from them or let them pass us by.
Over the past year I have made a conscious effort to:
The reason? Experiences develop our perspective on life and I believe it is our perspective that determines future success.Read More
I truly believe that the most influential people of this world are fierce competitors. They view life as the ultimate game.
"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." - Albert EinsteinRead More