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The Truth About Being Laid Off

EP31: The Truth About Being Laid Off (And What We Can Do About It)

Episode 31 of the Empowered Podcast is a solo show. I want to share the hidden benefits, the truth if you will, of being laid off, as well as what we can do about it. Sometimes opportunity comes in different forms. Sometimes it’s disguised as hard work, other times it’s a door closing in our face so we [...]

Number 1 question about becoming entrepreneur

The #1 Question I Got About Becoming a Full-Time Entrepreneur

Making the transition from full-time employee to full-time entrepreneur is scary. Like I did, you may face a lot of FUD – Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. Whenever I made the move from full-time employee to full-time entrepreneur, I not only had a lot of questions, but I was asked a lot of questions as well. [...]

Better than you think you are 700

Better Than You Think You Are

Last week I was talking to a client of mine named Michelle. She had recently attended a conference out of state. While at this conference, Michelle was supposed to sit, observe, and learn from the instructor who everyone had come to see. Over the course of a few days, Michelle started to notice that her [...]

Vision for your business

Grow Your Business, Develop Your Ideas, and Have Fun in the Process

Have you been searching for a place to test your ideas? Do you have big plans for the future but need help figuring out how to get started? If you have, I’ve been in your position. A lot. You and I are creatures of habit. We generally do what we know and hang out with [...]

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Way to Success

Taking Your Career Seriously

“No one will ever take your career more seriously than you do”. Does that sound familiar? I still don't know who told me that, but it is something that I've been … [Read More...]

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Grandma's cooking

Why Are We So Obsessed with Grandma’s Cooking?

While driving up Interstate 35 to Oklahoma City a few days ago, I noticed a sign for a restaurant that boasted "Grandma is our only competition!" What an interesting way to promote a restaurant! Our world is moving so fast. We want to automate and … [Read More...]

How to Think Like Lincoln

How to Think Like Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln is arguably one of the greatest leaders our country has ever had, and possibly one of the greatest the world has ever seen. Not only did Lincoln show tons of wisdom during his presidency, he was an example of how to lead and make decisions. … [Read More...]

What If Wednesday

What If We Could?

Today's What If We Could features a fantastic TED talk with Mark Rayburn, guitar player and keynote speaker. This is definitely one you do not want to miss! If you're not familiar with TED, they're an organization devoted to "Ideas Worth Spreading." If you … [Read More...]

Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones

Life Lessons From Game of Thrones, S1

Game of Thrones on HBO is currently one of the hottest shows on TV and one of my favorites. It's complex and wildly entertaining. I love watching it with my wife and talking about each episode. While re-watching season one together, we noticed that there … [Read More...]

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