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April 2017


Our Future is Sitting in Class Rooms

Nadia Lopez is a principle at one of the most underserved and violent neighbourhoods in New York. Because of the unfortunate environment of the kids, Nadia focuses her school around preparing these kids for the real world. Her school…


14 Problems People Are Willing to Pay For

I walked by a chiropractors office noticing a big sign in the window that said “Improve your wellness”. What does that even mean? I thought chiropractors worked with the spine? Do spinal adjustments increase wellness? Or is this chiropractor…


Why Your Brand Needs Story

The elephant caves are a dark and scary place that was used as a way to transform. A boy would have to enter the dark cave with a shaman and a candle where he saw animal drawings and sculptures…


The Only Thing That Improves Sales

I must confess. One time I made an employee cry because I role-played sales with him so much. He didn’t only cry, he quit. I really didn’t mean to do that, and I felt horrible but I just didn’t…


Why You Need Stories In Your Business

The cup with the green mermaid is more valuable than the one without it. The laptop with the apple on it is more valuable than the one without it. Logos are symbols that give us a feeling about a…



Every night we go to bed and dream. The laws that exist in our reality disappear and are replaced by endless possibilities. In our dreams we explore and create without boundaries. Dreams are not just a fantasy land. They’re…


What if Our Aim Was to be Happy?

Would we be working 8 hour days? I don’t think so. Our society is built around making and spending money. And though we need money to survive we also know that money only makes us happy to a certain…


Connecting With People With Different Views

Some of the greatest moments in my life have happenned by meeting someone I never expected. Some of the greatest opportunities have happenned the same way. But these days we are in a hurry, our heads are down, minds…


7 Steps to Motivating Your Team

1. Find your purpose first. What are you trying to change? Why do you exist? 2. Communicate a clear and powerful mission. What’s the goal? 3. Learn what motivates each individual. 4. Make a personal connection. 5. Praise, recognize…


What Schools Don’t Teach You

“They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone…


What Change Are You Trying to Make?

I took a long walk with a friend a few weeks ago. She owns a yoga studio and wants to start promoting herself online. She had a lot of questions about how she should go about it. Whether she…


Girl Raised By Dogs

There’s a girl in the Ukraine that was raised by dogs. She barks and walks around on her hands and knees the same way dogs do. Sadly, that’s all she knows because that’s what she was surrounded by. I…


A Chocolate With Every Cup

At Aroma espresso bar they give you a small chocolate with each cup of coffee. It’s more than a nice touch. First time customers are surprised by the gift and usually tell a friend about it. Current customers get…


Dyson Knows

The Dyson hair dryer is remarkable. You can buy a four star Conair hair dryer on amazon for 12.99 or you can buy a Dyson for around $500 (38 times the price). It’s expensive but people who buy the…