Social Media 101: Be Human

Social Media 101: Be Human

I’ve been active on social networks for almost my whole life. It’s weird to say that, because people just a few years older than myself couldn’t claim this about themselves. My generation is the first to grow up with it, and the first to form their thoughts about customers, sales, and marketing with social media […]

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The Hypocrisy of Religious Business Leaders

The Hypocrisy of Religious Business Leaders

I was born and raised in the religious south – Tennessee to be specific. Business leaders are conservative; politicians talk about “intelligent design” in schools; workers don’t get unions. This is all part of life in the “Bible Belt.” As an agnostic in this environment, it has always amazed me how corrupt allegedly “Christian” business […]

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How Do You Gauge Your Happiness?

How Do You Gauge Your Happiness?

One of the funniest things I’ve noticed in our society is the disconnect between happiness and material wealth. The common myth states that by making more money, one can become happier. By making more money, one won’t worry about physical health. By making more money, one will be able to buy the things he wants. […]

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America: The Country of Escape Artists

America: The Country of Escape Artists

Communities across America are experiencing injustice and turmoil, and all we want to do is “get out” We have a serious problem here in America. We can’t face up to our own problems. While this statement could reflect our personal lives, political shortcomings, or any number of issues, today I’m referring to the loss of […]

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Be Unique, and Don’t Wait

Be Unique, and Don’t Wait

So many young, aspiring professionals and entrepreneurs talk about how they would do something unique, exciting, and world-changing if only…_______… Fill in the blank with whatever you want – money, time, knowledge – the point remains the same. Rather than take the first steps to pursue their dream, they sit and worry about why they think […]

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