Is Nice the New Black?

My wife has always said (and I agreed) that the number one trait she wanted in our three boys was that they be kind. While such a trait may not be the first one you think of when you think of how to succeed in the business world, there have recently been several best-selling books … Continue reading Is Nice the New Black?

Make Good Art – for Business Professionals

I'm a sucker for a good graduation speech, and one of my favorites is Neil Gaiman's 2012 speech to students at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. The speech was also made into a best-selling book. Neil Gaiman is a successful author of adult novels, children's books, graphic novels (the Sandman series), and has … Continue reading Make Good Art – for Business Professionals

How My Twitter Following Went from 250 to 253 in Just One Week!

It wasn't easy, but I did it. I recently increased my Twitter following by over 1% in just one week, and I want to share my secrets with you. Sharing these secrets will likely upset some social media gurus, who charge large sums of money for such information. But like a true academic, I believe … Continue reading How My Twitter Following Went from 250 to 253 in Just One Week!

Finding My Passion

I would have thought by now, at the age of 57, that I would have found my life's passion. But if I'm honest with myself, I have to admit that I still don't know what my purpose in life is, what I am meant to do. I've read lots of great books, followed several inspirational … Continue reading Finding My Passion