Becoming a Professional Blogger

What Does It Take to Be A Professional Blogger? Can You Choose Blogging as a Career?
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How to Blog Yourself to a New Life

A guide on how to blog yourself to a new life. It’ll take work but it’s really rewarding.
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Corona, Sales, and Carpet Salesmen

Doing my bit for Corona Brewing. Sales will change in the post Covid19 world. I think that will be a good thing.
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You Need Goals in Times Like These

One can argue that I’m doing all this stuff to keep my mind off what’s happening and I’d say you’re partially right.
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Working on 2020

Juggling Work Life Balance is hard!
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Managing Your Time with Stoicism

Lately I’ve been reading Seneca as part of my exploration of Stoicism. There’s a lot of great things here and I recommend you check out the video and my notes below.
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The Big Rocks

There’s always time for work, but never enough time for yourself or loved ones.
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How Blogging Led to My Personal Growth

I would’ve never been here if I resigned myself to my fate back in 2007. Do what scares you, do what you love. Make your world sing.
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Always Be Learning

If I’m not pushing myself out of my comfort zone or just plain learning ‘cool shit,’ I just get bored and cranky.
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The Ye Old Blog List

What it was like during Blogging version 1.0.
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The Pyschology of Writing

Why I Write.
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A Traveling Sales Engineer

What life is like for a Traveling Sales Engineer.
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Makers vs Takers

Are you a Maker or a Taker? There are really two types of people in the world, those that create things and those that consume.
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The Process of Writing

Writing. I have such a love hate relationship with it. I try to write things of interest to my readers but I’m struggling to reconcile what to write about it. So I focus on writing tips and the process. I love the process of writing so much that it gets in the way of actual writing sometimes. Damn. In order to share with my readers, I have to write. In order to write, I have to sit my butt in a chair and start writing.
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Living the Dream?

I’m going to preface this post by saying that lately I’ve been pretty emotional. I’m not sure why, but perhaps it has to do with the fact that in a few short years I’ll be a half century old. I’m starting to look around me and catch glimpses of my mortality in the rear view mirror. Oddly, it seems to be gaining on me every time I look.

For those that know me, I have a favorite saying. When I’m asked “how’re you doing?” I reply, “I’m living the dream.” Sometimes I get a chuckle, sometimes I get a sigh, and sometimes I get “Yah right, more like a nightmare.”

I’ve come to find that I can learn a lot about a person by how they answer this question.

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Humility and Equanimity in Sales

Dear Friend, I’ve been meaning to write about the importance humility and equanimity in sales. From my personal past observations, it seems these are attributes only a few sales people have. What is humility and equanimity? Humility is defined as: “a modest or low view of one’s own importance; humbleness.” Equanimity is defined as: “mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation.” The Monkey Brain Recently I was enlightened by a sales colleague about the concept of the Monkey brain.
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Millennials are Bailing on their jobs

Millennials have had enough with the deck stacked against them, so they’re bailing on their jobs and forging their own paths.
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The Download

Sometimes you need down time.
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Education Technology

How entrepreneurs are reinventing how children are educated and why this is important in a Post Covid19 world.
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Rewiring Education

What is the role of parents in guiding their children in education but also how technology changes the game.
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The King is Dead! Long Live the King!

I explain the reasons why I’m making a pivot to this blog. Out with the old and in with the new.
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Build Your Digital Profile

Learn how to build and manage your digital profile for maximum career growth. Read 8 simple but powerful tips to get you started.
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What does Value mean?

I hear the word “value” thrown around so often that I wonder if it has a real meaning anymore.
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A day in the Life of a Sales Engineer

Learn the 6 key traits you must have to be a Sales Engineer.
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The Medium is the Message

What you have to say is important. sLearn how to make your message in whatever medium you use!
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Yet Another Language to Learn

Learn the tips I used to communicate effectively in my professional life. Data Scientists must learn this critical skills to thrive and grow their careers.
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Betting on RapidMiner in a Big Way

Nothing but blue skies I see, and the grass on the side looks pretty green!
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Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain

Merging Western science and Eastern Practice/Philosophies together.
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Emerson’s Self Reliance

Important passage from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay on “Self Reliance.”
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