A few weeks ago, I participated in a Communication Fundamentals class at Skyline Technology Solutions in Glen Burnie, Maryland. During the class,the Founder of Skyline, Brian Holsonbake, shared with us his personal life’s storywith us and whytheydeveloped a communications class at a technology company. The following is what I took away. In today’s world, we live in a society … More Go out and be Ashamed – Freedom through Vulnerability
As I sit reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill one thing that sticks out to me is that any one person is their best friend and worst enemy. I got to this conclusion while reading the Organized Planning chapter. Reading this chapter made me sit back and think about my past, my present and … More 3 Ways to Avoid Being Conquered by Self
Competition was and still is a huge part of my life, I am sure most of you can relate to that. Sometimes I think it is just part of my DNA, and a strong competitive nature is something that I was born with. Maybe it just came from playing sports my whole life and desiring … More I Am Better Than You! I hope you feel the same way about me.
When it comes to growth, no matter what area you are looking to grow in there are a handful of skills and abilities you need to pursue and possess. We all know that in order to grow you have to work hard, persevere, take risks, yadda yadda yadda. These attributes are certainly a must, no doubt about it. When it … More You Must Be Able To Do This In Order To Grow.
When it comes to growth you have to be in the right environment in order to do so. That sounds like a “duh” statement but there are many of us out there whose growth has been stunted because we haven’t taken the necessary steps to be in the right growth environment. The saving grace in … More Are You in the Right Environment? 3 Ideas to Consider
Do you see discipline as a bridge that will lead you to success? … More What Does Discipline Mean to You?
The other day I was speaking with a board member of my charity about selling our vision to potential donors and our programs to schools and he interjected the conversation with the question, why Andy? Why do you do what you do? After some thought I finally figured out why. More importantly, I realized that … More Even a Dead Fish Can Make it Down Stream
It’s time to start feeding our youth with “good advice” and stop feeding them fallacies. We may not even realize it, but we are paralyzing our youths growth. … More Are You Feeding “Bad Advice” Without Knowing It?
I recently visited Aruba for my honeymoon and I a fantastic time on the island. The people were great, the food was great, and the activities on the island were awesome. But there was one thing I left there wondering, how was everyone so happy or seem to enjoy life so much? How can an … More “One Happy Island”