Nov2018

Eight Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs Under 30

While I may not be quite under 30, I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia and share a couple days with about 1,500 other young and motivated entrepreneurs. Although there was a lot of sage wisdom shared, here’s my Cliff’s Notes version of the best advice from some of the…

Oct2018

Just Twenty-Five Pages a Day

I (Jeff) love my bookshelves. I love the physical act of having the books up there on the shelves to be looked at, admired, remembered. When I was younger, I really enjoyed the library, and I still do. But I learned over time that for me to own a book — intellectually — I needed…

Aug2018

15 Most Meaningful Gestures from Bosses to Their Employees

Scoring an amazing boss can feel like winning the lottery. We may not always see eye-to-eye with our bosses, but for better or worse there’s much we can learn from them. In a recent interview with Entrepreneur, Jessica Alba remembered a valuable lesson from a former toxic boss: “Kindness goes a long way. Working with…

Jul2018

Failure Is Part of Success, Especially for Women

If you’ve never failed at something, how do you know when you’re succeeding? For women that question is harder to answer because they’re less likely to allow themselves to fail, according to a recent article by U.S. News & World Report called, “To Succeed, Women Must Learn to Fail Forward.” “Research has shown that women are…

Jun2018

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Most people’s lives are a reflection of their past, rather than their future. For most people, today will look quite similar to tomorrow. 2019 will look similar to 2018. Most people’s lives are highly predictable. And there’s a very good reason. Your brain is quite literally a “prediction machine” designed to keep you from situations and…