In addition to my career and communication articles that I’ve written for Medium, Business Insider, Fast Co., Forbes, and Ladders, etc., I also like to share life learnings and personal stories. Feel free to cruise around the topic headings.
If you’re new here, the five articles below are not only some of my most popular, but they also represent what I do and what I stand for.
How to Wake Up Smiling: The 9 Decisions That Led to a Life I Love
My Life Began the Day I Lost $250,000
The One Thing My Wife Does That Gets Me Every Time
The Shy Person’s Guide to Winning Friends and Influencing People
The 5 Sentences You Should Write Each Day
To Stand Out, Make Yourself Small
See all 27 articles listed under Career Advice.
To Know How You Feel About Something, Say Goodbye
44 One-Line Reminders to Maximize Life after 44 Years
See all 41 articles listed under Better Living.
7 Simple Phrases That Light People Up
8 Phrases That Can Make You Sound Weak at Work
See all 19 articles listed under Communication.
3 Quick Tests to Better Decide Who to Spend Your Time With
How You Make a Lasting Impression on Someone's Life
See all 19 articles listed under Relationships.
How to Quietly Stand Out in a Loud World
How to Quietly Build a Solid Reputation in a Loud World
What Happened When I Recorded Myself Speaking Every Single Day
See all 20 articles listed under Introvert Tips.
The German Idea of “Hate Days” Helps Me Power Through My Most Annoying Tasks
See all 25 articles listed under Productivity.
Anthony Bourdain’s Simple Question to Clarify Who You Want in Your Life
Stop Letting People Who Do So Little for You, Control So Much of You
Malcolm Gladwell’s 3-Word Reminder to Stop You from Overthinking
See all 14 articles listed under Inspiration.
How to Be a Calming Influence (and stop stressing out the people around you)
If You Tolerate Everything, You Stand for Nothing
See all 12 articles listed under Leadership.
To Write Stories That Stick, Hone These 5 Proven Habits
The Radical Act of Honesty to Write Stories That Stick
See all 24 articles listed under Writing.
What an average Monday looks like when you're 44 and live in a small coastal town in Spain
On Parenting, Change, And Becoming Someone Who Actually Matters
See all 9 articles listed under Human Experience.
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