The Most Important Perspective to Have – The Key to Success & Happiness

The most important perspective to have in life is one of continual learning. The day you open your mind to the fact that every opportunity is a source of education, tools, and mastery, you open yourself up to fulfilling experience. Fulfilling experience is not the same as just having experience. Success and happiness come with…

Can Anger Actually Be A Good Thing?

Like wine, almost everything can be good for you in moderation. But, what about anger? When we think about anger, we often equate it with rage, violence, unhappiness, and negativity.  In our day-to-day, when frustration hits the edge and crosses into anger, our blood pumps a little harder and our heart beats a little quicker. In small…

Don’t Work Harder, Work Smarter

We’ve all had people in our lives tell us that hard work pays off. That is an alternative fact or at least a half truth. Similar to how nice guys tend to finish last, hard work doesn’t always pay off. True, you have to work hard in life. Nothing meaningful comes to the lazy who…

Proudly, The Generation of the Side Hustle

We have bills to pay, student debt to mount, and a world we want to experience up–close and with adventure. We aren’t just Millennials, we are a generation of global citizens who live life, but know that money means freedom to be. If you are addicted to blogs like The Penny Hoarder the way I am,…

The Saddest Giraffe I’ve Ever Seen & A Lesson In Interconnectivity

This afternoon I was reading an article on CNN.com and came across the saddest giraffe I’ve ever seen.  I should have know what I was in for by clicking on the story since it was titled “Imagine a World Without Giraffes.”  My experience with giraffes is fairly limited, to say the least: a zoo visit…

Know You’re Destined For Greatness, But Get Ready To Work!

Wake up in the morning and say to yourself: “I am destined for great things.”  If you don’t believe you are destined for greatness and don’t believe in yourself, you have built a subconscious barrier that will prevent you from achieving your goals. BUT, knowing you are awesome and destined for greatness doesn’t mean you…

Using the Office Holiday Party to Impress Your Boss

The office holiday party is more than a chance to bond with your peers and celebrate the holidays; it is a professional event that can help your rise to success or drop to the bottom of the barrel. Have fun, but always remember – An office holiday party is still the OFFICE holiday party.  Here are…