Front the fear

fearYour first meeting with a client can set the stage for the entire consulting project.  The first week selling a new product usually determines whether a customer will ever make a purchase.   The first few minutes after meeting that special someone can make all the difference in the end.  But not because you put on a show and impressed a few people.  But because you did the hard stuff first. ... More >>

Monday, September 16th, 2013 Business School No Comments

New beginnings

NewPeople all over the world crave new beginnings.  But ironically, most people also do everything they can to avoid them. ... More >>

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 Careers, Entrepreneurship, Leadership 1 Comment

Connecting the dots

DotsAs a lucky graduate of the Stanford class of 2005, I got to hear the great Steve Jobs speech about connecting the dots. It got me thinking …. ... More >>

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Counting sheep

Sheep_walking_down_roadYou’ve probably encountered someone who does it. And no, I don’t mean at night when falling asleep. ... More >>

Sunday, September 8th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Meeting my readers

blog-readersI don’t do it often as I want, but I really enjoy meeting my readers. ... More >>

Saturday, September 7th, 2013 Careers, Education, Leadership No Comments

Nothing is for everyone

NotForEveryoneYou know this but you ignore it every single time.  And you always find out the hard way. ... More >>

Friday, September 6th, 2013 Careers, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership No Comments

MBA Mondays: Financial audits

auditOn Mondays, sometimes I like to discuss business topics when I have the chance. ... More >>


Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 Business School, MBAMondays No Comments

When was the last time you did something the first time?

LastTimeIt’s a good question.  Something I’ve seen a lot of in the last few weeks. ... More >>

Saturday, August 31st, 2013 Business School 1 Comment

How dare the critics?

CriticsHow dare the critics criticize the work you created? ... More >>

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Leadership 1 Comment

Embrace the pain

yogaPain, of course, is sometimes one of the worst things in the world. But embracing the pain is also often the gateway for change. ... More >>

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 Business School 7 Comments

How to build trust

TrustThis is a question some people spend a lot of time thinking about. ... More >>

Sunday, August 25th, 2013 Leadership 5 Comments

Reducing the Bravery Shortage

BraveryWhat would happen if you had the courage to stop doing what’s comfortable right now and instead do more meaningful work. ... More >>

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 Business School 1 Comment

What’s your grad school story? My small group seminar

jcw logo finalIn the next two months, I am organizing a free, very small, group seminar/phone seminar for up and comers considering grad school, career moves and new projects.  Fill out this form if you are interested.  
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Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Where are the real relationships?

friendsIn today’s internet-driven connection economy, there are two types of  relationships we tend to make.    Real relationships and drive-by ones. ... More >>

Sunday, August 18th, 2013 Business School 1 Comment

Will I see you again?

Shake handsWe all ask the question, but few of us understand how often. ... More >>

Saturday, August 17th, 2013 Business School 1 Comment

What story are you telling?

storyThat’s what really matters. Not the facts and logic that you keep giving to people all day. ... More >>

Thursday, August 15th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Revive the Dream: Join us in Chicago

classAn underserved education system results in increased poverty, higher prison rates, systemic inequality, and in the end an economy that is worse off.  One organization I am working with to help tackle the issues in Chicago is Revive the Dream. ... More >>


Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 Education, Events No Comments

MBA Mondays: Fork In the Road

forkThe time has finally come.  You have a critical business decision to make.  You could choose one of two ways and from your seat, both ways look right.   Problem is, you can only pick one. What do you do? ... More >>

Monday, August 12th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Avoiding the small things that remind us of fear

fearEvery day, we make a thousand tiny little decisions.  Decisions that we may not remember the next day but ones that we might regret if we did.  Decisions that help us to avoid things that could be worthwhile, so that we can stay away from the emotion of fear. ... More >>

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 Leadership 2 Comments

Guest Post by Varsity Tutors: How to improve your score on the GMAT [or any test]

VTAny friends studying for a standardized test these days?  Then this guest by my friends at Varsity Tutors could be for you. Whether you’re studying for the LSAT, GMAT, GRE or the SAT, these general tips may be helpful on your second attempt.  More importantly,  they reinforce the idea of just how much #EducationMatters. ... More >>


Thursday, August 8th, 2013 Business School, Education, Guest Posts 1 Comment

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