What I Learned in 2016

Leave a comment

I’ve noticed that life has slowed down. I’ve become much better at identifying, processing and applying information gathered from real-life experiences. This is one skill that makes me a better person. It gives me the wisdom and understanding I need to be my best self daily. 2016 was no different. It was likely the most insightful year to date. I learned so much about… Read More

The Year of Essentialism: Doing Less, Better


It’s 2017 and I’m excited. While I don’t believe in resolutions, I do like to set my intentions for the year. I like to reflect on what I’ve learned and let evaluated experience inform how I’m going to move forward. 2016 was the year of execution. I focused all my time, energy and resources on getting key things done. I’ve… Read More

The Definitive Guide to Creating Profitable Strategic Partnerships

Leave a comment

In 1980, Microsoft partnered with IBM to bundle Microsoft’s operating system, “DOS”, with IBM computers. Not only was Microsoft paid a royalty for every sale, but they also continued to sell their own version simultaneously. When the IBM PC debuted, Microsoft was the only company that offered an operating system, programming language, and application software for… Read More

Branding vs. Marketing – What’s the Difference?

Leave a comment

Companies around the globe spend billions of dollars annually to get in front of their clients and consumers. Yet and still, I find that some folks, even brilliant professionals, mix up marketing and branding. While the two are related, they serve two different functions. Branding vs. Marketing The simplest way to explain the difference between… Read More