The Past Is Dead

Most of us face incredible challenges in our lives. Difficult people. Ruthless competition. Time constraints. But so many of us succumb to an imaginary and impotent demon that strangles our potential and restricts our progress. This fictitious monster is called simply … the past. While the past can be a great teacher, it can also shackle…

The 5 Myths of Creativity

Mention the word creativity, and people begin to squirm in their chairs. The very thought can prompt anxiety, fear, and doubt — even in the most accomplished professionals. Let’s explore some common myths, and uncover the truth behind this fuzzy topic. MYTH 1: Creativity is only needed at the top TRUTH: In today’s business environment,…

The Math of Worrying

Think about how much time you spend fretting about what might happen.  Those deer-in-the-headlights moments are not only agonizing but they are profoundly unproductive.  With each minute you spend in a state of worry, you’re robbing yourself of the opportunity to contribute to your own success and the world around you. The funny thing about…

Ignore The Critics

Paul Bartolotta is no ordinary business leader. He’s the CEO of a wildly successful company that owns and operates 20 restaurants. He’s one of the most important celebrity chefs in America, having won the prestigious James Beard Award – twice. His excellence has been recognized directly from the President of Italy, and he was hand-picked…