Men Who Struggle to Express Emotions

Over the years, I have worked with many self-employed men who own service-based businesses. These men are often in blue-collar industries like contracting and commercial vehicle parts. One common trait that I keep seeing over and over again is a struggle “expressing emotions.”

The negative impact this has on these men’s professional and personal lives is evident when you see them struggle with relationships.  keep reading »

What Really is Personal Branding?

When I started my career in 1997, my mentors who had made their careers in the 1970’s and 1980’s never spoke about a “Personal Brand”. To these business people from the previous generation, it was all about “reputation”.

1997 seems to be a fateful year, not just for me personally, but for all of the people who would enter the workforce from that year forward. keep reading »