REINVENTION…”is it really possible?”

We read a lot of “feel good” articles about change and reinvention… but what does it really mean to “reinvent” yourself? Can it be done? How do you do it? Is there a set of directions? A lot of us dream about change… we dream about a new life… a fresh start without...

“I thought it would be easier!”

A large percentage of LinkedIn members are entrepreneurs and have their own businesses… whether it be products or services… …we’re basically on our own. And we all know the percentages of small businesses that fail, right? But we’re optimists…and we think that success...

“Getting Old Sucks…”

It Sucks Getting Old… The Baby Boomer generation is getting older. For a long time the world was ours. We changed history… we stopped wars… and the world as we knew it…well, we shaped it to what we wanted. We demonstrated… we marched…some of us went to war and others...

“you better hurry… he hasn’t got much longer”

Ten years ago my friend Wes tried to kill himself. He had ( at least what I thought…) was a thriving  pest control business he had started nearly 20 years ago. We were in each other’s weddings, had been there for each other through thick and thin… the good times, and...

How Many of Us Fall for the “Get Rich Quick” Ads?

A great many of us on LinkedIn are small business owners, entrepreneurs … or simply looking for alternatives. And… given the odds of succeeding the way we planned on … in the beginning… we’re doing something wrong. Face it… if we were betting on our company succeeding...

“The most terrible time of the year?”

Holiday times are difficult for a lot of people. There are movies about how it is supposed to be “all about family” and being grateful for what we have… …and the newspaper columnists and writers all tell us not to overeat, enjoy the time with have with our family and...