Two Decades of 3EB

Today, on the way to a pre-work meeting, I was in the mood to listen to the album for some reason. I was really feeling the music so I decided I'd play the rest on Spotify at my desk. Little did I know when I typed in 3EB that this year is the 20th Anniversary of the album's release. There's a special edition of the album that came out less than a month ago.


I’ll Have Wisdom With a Side of Humility

Guys, we are the generation that has every single piece of recorded data at our fingertips. Our know it all disposition was unavoidable. But we have to reprogram our thinking folks. We have to humble ourselves. Our elders, the ones who have been through the ringer quite a few times, though they may not have as … Continue reading I’ll Have Wisdom With a Side of Humility

Paid Your Dues? Ha! Tell Another One.

"Don't start feeling yourself because your title is lofty.  You still have to work." I closed a post with this on Tuesday.  These days, there is no such thing as having paid your dues and, the sooner you understand that, the sooner you'll be able to keep being successful. That is the problem with the … Continue reading Paid Your Dues? Ha! Tell Another One.

But It’s Free!

Your boss sends you an email.  Within this email is a webinar that teaches you how to do your job more effectively.  You don't have any pressing deadlines to meet.  But you don't register for the webinar.  Why is that?  It's free education that could lead to you being more effective.  You being more effective … Continue reading But It’s Free!

Why Not You?

"Obviously they have some experienced guys who have been here before but why not us this year?" -- Stephen Curry Last night, after watching the Western Conference Finals, NBA MVP Stephen Curry was interviewed by an ESPN reporter and was asked if the Warriors are ready to take on LeBron and the Cavaliers (paraphrased).  Now, … Continue reading Why Not You?

Leave It All on the Field

When I played football, my coach always said before every game, "Leave it all on the field."  What he meant was do your best and, after it's done, let it be done.  You can't undo what has already come to pass. The same is true for your work day or your semester (depending on what … Continue reading Leave It All on the Field

#TrendingThursday Week 63

63 Weeks in and #TheReader is still coming strong with more for you to read. Check out this week's top stories on professional development from across the web. HELP! I'm Too Smart for My Job by Liz Ryan How to Become a Great Leader by Deepak Chopra Words of Wisdom: 8 Famous Quotes to Help You … Continue reading #TrendingThursday Week 63