Real Talk: Going For What You Want ?>

Real Talk: Going For What You Want

I wanted to write this article to talk about going for what you want, and why it is that people don’t get what they want. A lot of times it isn’t that they can’t go for what they want; it’s that they just don’t.

Having standards vs. having entitlement ?>

Having standards vs. having entitlement

I was having a conversation with some friends, and the topic was good and bad personal relationships, but a theme that it reminded me of was the idea of having standards, versus having entitlement. Here’s how it applies to your career, and here’s mindsets to watch out for that can hold you back from getting the level of success that you really want.

Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain ?>

Book Review – Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

I saw a speech by Tai Lopez who talked about how he finishes one book per day. While I’m not on that level—yet—I have since made a priority to finish one book per week. Right now I’m on Atlas Shrugged which just by time constraints and since it’s such a long book will take more than a week, but I’ve finished a number of very interesting books since that time. The first that I will talk about is Kitchen Confidential…

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Wisdom from Larry Ellison ?>

Wisdom from Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison has a long line of funny quotes, compiled here by the Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/18/larry-ellison-has-a-long-list-of-memorable-quotes/ Best one was his jab at competitor SAP: Oracle’s got 100+ enterprise applications live in the #cloud today, SAP’s got nothin’ but SuccessFactors until 2020

Direct flights between Houston and Williston ?>

Direct flights between Houston and Williston

USA Today is reporting that United is now carrying direct flights between Houston and Williston, North Dakota. This is big news as far as connecting two of the major energy hubs in the US. Full article: http://www.usatoday.com/story/todayinthesky/2014/08/20/united-starts-two-new-routes-from-its-houston-hub/14352875/