6 Ways to Act on Your Ambition

6 Ways to Act on Your Ambition Success isn’t in the having. Success is in the doing. Building your ambition is building your enterprising skills: To consistently create new opportunity, to consistently take advantage of the opportunity you’ve created, to be aware, to face life with your eyes and ears open to the possibilities that […]

3 Proven Ways to Increase Your Confidence .

3 Proven Ways to Increase Your Confidence. Confidence has a hypnotic effect on people. The first time I recognized it was at a flamenco show in Barcelona a few years back. I was mesmerized by the performance of a beautiful full-figured middle-aged woman. I couldn’t keep my eyes off her as she danced. My friends […]

The Power of Asking Questions

The Power of Asking Questions.You can learn something from everyone—if you’re curious enough.Have you ever had a conversation with someone who only responded in two- or three-word sentences, and you walked away feeling like you learned very little? The person might not have been intentionally giving you short answers; perhaps you could have phrased your questions better. […]