How to Connect Better Sell More Boost Bottom Line

How to Connect Better, Sell More, and Boost Your Bottom Line

Have you ever been called socially awkward? Have you ever wished you could connect with everyone? When it comes to predicting future success, how well you connect with other people is a determining factor. When I worked my Corporate job, I had people at all levels of the business asking me how to build better […]

EP56 Jon Harrison is Classically Trained

EP56: How to Merge Your Passions for a Happy Life w/ Jon D Harrison (@CT_blog)

Episode 56 of the Empowered Podcast features professional blogger, leadership expert and video game guru, Jon Harrison. Jon and I met a few years ago when he was blogging about leadership and personal development. Recently, however, he changed topics. He realized his passion was for vintage and classic video games. He asked himself how he […]

WordPress Plugins for Business

21 WordPress Plugins I Wouldn’t Run My Business Without

If you’re about to begin your journey of online business, you’ll most likely come across the name “WordPress.” WordPress is a framework. It’s like the frame of your car; it holds everything together and makes it work. You still need an engine (hosting), you still need to give it a coat of paint (themes), but […]

Should I Start a Podcast

4 Reasons You SHOULDN’T Start a Podcast

Podcasting is all the rage. It’s the hot topic everyone in the media world is talking about. New technologies to promote podcasts are coming out on a regular basis. iTunes in your dashboard and Stitcher streaming to your car? Yes please! What sounds like science fiction is becoming a reality. 2014 has been a great […]

Achieve Big by Thinking Small

To Achieve Big Things, Think Small.

Have you ever wanted to achieve big things? Does the idea of massive success draw you in? Well, I’m with you. I too have big plans to achieve big things. However, if we are going to ever be successful and make it big, we have to start by thinking small. One of my good friends […]

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Ellory and Ashley Wells

10 Things I’ve Learned from 4 Years of Marriage

I don't often write about my marriage. In fact, I don't think I've ever written about it. But Ashley and I have one of the best marriages. Though they may not admit it, I'm pretty sure most of our friends wish they were us. It takes work, but it's also … [Read More...]

Why Stress Can Be a Good Thing

Why Stress Can Be a Good Thing

I was raised with the mentality that "when the goin' gets tough, the tough get goin'". My mom taught me that mentality when I was growing up. Whenever we faced a tough situation, we learned to "buckle down" and focus on what needed to be done. In the … [Read More...]

Why I Chose to Not Watch the NBA Finals

Why I Chose to Not Watch the NBA Finals

I'm not really into sports. In fact, my wife likes watching sports more than I do and she occasionally twists my arm into watching a game with her. I grew up playing soccer, but after discovering theater arts in my junior year of high school, I lost my … [Read More...]

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