The Name of the Game

Consistency. That's the name of the game. Welcome to 2017. No one knows me for being a blogger exactly. My brand doesn't rely on the fact that I have a professional development blog. There are millions of "bloggers" across the world. But I can't think of many who are daily bloggers. Consistency is what keeps … Continue reading The Name of the Game


What You Won’t Do Is…

What you won't do is maintain an incredible physique without eating right and working out. You won't keep an exemplary marriage without communication and compromise (quick shoutout to my gorgeous bride on my 1,0v3 post). And you won't have a thriving career without consistency and ideas. Consistency has accomplished much more than an idea ever will. … Continue reading What You Won’t Do Is…


When you were in preschool or kindergarten, your teacher should've explained capital and minuscule (uppercase and lowercase, respectively) letters to you.  Now, for me, this was before technology was what it is today.  But, based on general etiquette, you follow the rules as prescribed by the rule makers.  Anything that deviates from the standard means … Continue reading STOP TYPING IN ALL CAPS

This Is Not The United States of Colorado

Let's have an honest discussion about marijuana (For the sake of a lazy Friday, I'm going to just type weed from now on b/c it's not like this is the most P.C. conversation anyway). I went to college.  Most folks who read this blog went to college.  Many of us know people who smoked weed in college. … Continue reading This Is Not The United States of Colorado

Beating a Dead Horse

New clients of mine tell me exactly how seriously they take their success by when they show up to out introductory meeting.For a long time, it upset me that everyone I worked with wasn't as professional as I am.  Everyone doesn't value proper attire or thank you cards or well-put-together LinkedIn profiles as much as … Continue reading Beating a Dead Horse

The Plague

There is a plague ravishing American corporate culture.  That plague is called "Comfort."  How often do you walk into an office and see women in leggings?  Or men in sneakers and jeans?  And all of this on a Tuesday?  I understand companies having relaxed cultures and maybe I'm just old-fashioned but there is something distinguished … Continue reading The Plague

#TrendingThursday Week 109

Good morning/afternoon/evening!  I hope everyone has had a great week thus far.  Just one more day to go.  I hope this list of great reads helps you continue to grow.  As always, thanks for stopping by The Reader and guiding your friends here.  It is steadily becoming one of the top sites for professional development on … Continue reading #TrendingThursday Week 109