10 words that erase most online hate.

I’m not sure if you’ve experienced this yet, but not everybody online is nice. I know, it caught me off guard too! The first time it happened, I thought to myself, “Oh fiddlesticks!” But I’ve learned something in the years I’ve been online. There are 10 words that...

How to be a better public speaker instantly.

Roughly 99% of public speakers ruin their speeches in the first sentence. How? They start off their speech by thanking the audience. No one cares about that. No one doubts that you’re excited to be there. No one needs you to reintroduce yourself right after the host...

The #1 word that kills dreams.

Fear is a powerful poison but it’s not the most dangerous toxin when it comes to dreaming. That title belongs to a surprisingly peaceful looking word that actually ruins more dreams than any other obstacle. What dragon is this? What demon lurking just outside your...

3 easy ways to make your day job better.

Sunday afternoon is statistically one of the most depressing times of the week for many Americans. Why? Because it’s the day before Monday. And Monday is the job you don’t want to go back to. Monday is the commute you don’t want to make again. Monday is the project...

A Halloween idea.

In my last post, I wrote about the danger of creating a fake life online. Then I saw this brilliant card from someecards. Well played Internets. (I added the beige border because I’m pretty awesome at graphic design.)

Never be who you are supposed to be.

Every day, we are given a choice, to be who you are or to be who you’re supposed to be. It’s never that obvious, no one really uses these words, but the results are the same. You choose to be you, or you choose to be someone else. This is especially easy given...