Carol Wain “The Queen of Reinvention” talks transformation

There are times when we’ve all wanted to give up… It’s not easy picking ourselves up off the floor when everything you’ve worked so hard for comes unglued. Losing a friend, breaking up, divorce, accidents, seeing your investments vanish into thin air…all painful, all different. We’ve all had our fair share. The thing is we…

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7 steps to free yourself from the job trap

Back in 1998 when I came to Japan to work I had no idea what was in store for me. I was fresh out of college and didn’t really know what I wanted to do with my life, all I knew was that my life would start in Japan. I liked teaching English, so I…

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adaptability is the key to success for any parent, entrepreneur or educator in the 21st century

Being a parent is the greatest job in the world but… No one tells you just how much work it is. It’s like a full-time job, only harder. You’re always on call and you have no vacation days whatsoever. You can’t afford to get sick and when you do, you have no choice but to…

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Steve Olsher “America’s Reinvention Expert” wants people to discover their what

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again… I love social media! It’s simply the best way to reach our and touch people all over the world. As my friend JV Expert Sohail Khan told me before the concept of six-degrees of separation is dead, today is all about one-degree of separation. And he’s…

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6 tips to make network marketing work for you

“Beware the Ides of March…” The days of Julius Caesar may be long gone, but we must always beware of the danger around us. Networking marketing or MLM as it’s commonly referred to, is one business that often raises alarm bells for many people. Unfortunately, MLM, like franchising before it, often gets a bad rap.…

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I’m pro-learning, but anti-school

“School sucks!” Or at least that’s what nearly every student has found themselves saying at one time or another for generations. And despite being an educator myself, I have to agree with them. Those of you who have read my posts for a while now or know me personally know I don’t hide my feelings…

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ever had one of those weeks?

One thing after another… That’s what this week has been for me. Investment issues, business issues, brick walls (aka people), website trouble, computer freezes…it just didn’t stop. We’ve all had days, weeks, even months like these. It just feels like the whole world is against you. At times like these it’s important to take a…

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social media mistakes could cost you, just ask Amy’s Baking Company

Gordon Ramsay finally met his match… His show, Kitchen Nightmares, places him in fledgling restaurants across the US in hopes that he can turn their businesses around. Not really my cup of tea, but when I happened to read an article about one restaurant on Yahoo! News I found myself intrigued. As I live in…

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Facebook: One Of The Best Kept Secrets Of Time Management

“Time management is the best kept secret of the rich.” That’s what my mentor, Jim Rohn, used to say. A lot of people make the mistake of saying, “If I had more time…” when the fact of the matter is there is no more time. 24 hours. 1440 minutes. That’s it. No more, no less.…

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the irony of it all

Look around you… Take a good look. Have you ever stopped to really think about just how weird and wonderful life really is? Not a day goes by that I don’t find myself fascinated or frustrated in one way or another. But that’s the best part of you. We just never know what will happen…

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