Loving your work

One of my favorite topics of conversation is work. I’ve heard it said that men, in particular, quickly gravitate towards talking about their job and role in the marketplace. I can attest to that as I often realize the first information I know about someone I just met is where they work and what they doContinue reading “Loving your work”

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The best formula to build Commitment

As part of my new year’s theme I’ve decided to focus on one word: Commitment. I blogged about it on my first post of 2016. I recall this word coming to me during a time of prayer and meditation. Commitment is a word that is present in everyone. We all make decisions and commitment isContinue reading “The best formula to build Commitment”

Choosing a theme for 2016

We are a few days into the new year and by now you might have already made some mistakes that jeopardize your new year’s resolution. That happens to most of us – making plans for a new year and falling short of them. At least that is what statistics tell us. I was reminded thisContinue reading “Choosing a theme for 2016”

Creating a Culture of Thankfulness

My last blog post highlighted my appreciation for Thanksgiving as a pure holiday that is quickly forgotten. Today I want to showcase three habits that we can all adopt in order to create an environment where gratitude is center stage to our life. These are simple actions that I’ve taken with family, friends and co-workers.Continue reading “Creating a Culture of Thankfulness”

Balancing life through priorities

The following blog post was first published on the Hope Community Church website as part of the Marketplace Matters Ministry. I’m honored to serve along side other Christ-followers who find purpose in their work. If you live in Raleigh-Durham, I encourage you to visit us and attend one of our monthly networking and leadership events.Continue reading “Balancing life through priorities”

Your Personal Brand

As a marketing aficionado I am passionate for story telling. I recall from a young age creating my very own magazines and story books with cut out pictures of soccer heroes (from Sporting Clube de Portugal) and drawings of wrestling foes (WWE was one of the first American exports I consumed). I knew early on IContinue reading “Your Personal Brand”

Remembering your mid-year review (Infographic)

  After completing my 3-part series on the importance of a mid-year review, I decided to create an infographic that embraced creativity in a visual reminder of the key focus points. The symbolism of technology is based on how we live our lives connected and how we should do the same with our goals, directionContinue reading “Remembering your mid-year review (Infographic)”

Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 3 – Legacy)

In my last post on a mid-year review I want to come full circle and dive in to the investments we make towards achieving our goals. Knowing where and how we use our time and resources is important. Our mission creates a platform for priorities. Staying with my yearly beach vacation as a backdrop, thereContinue reading “Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 3 – Legacy)”

Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 2 – Plans)

In my second installment on the subject of a personal mid-year review I want to focus on the steps taken towards achieving our goals. My yearly beach vacation provides pure moments of introspection which lead to a clear sense of direction. Why walks on the beach are easy Each time I go to the beach thereContinue reading “Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 2 – Plans)”

Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 1 – Goals)

I start this post with a question that becomes relevant every summer. A mid-year review is supposed to provide an assessment of the year at the same time we consider the road ahead. While most will recognize this question in a corporate setting I apply it to my personal life as well. Every year, aroundContinue reading “Have you completed your mid-year review? (Part 1 – Goals)”