I was a junior at Portland State when I decided I was going to pursue an MBA someday. Beyond more career opportunities, I wanted to challenge myself. I wanted to grow intellectually. I wanted to see how far I can stretch my limits. Fast forward a few years to Mother’s Day 2013. Last Sunday, I sat … Read more
The words that come out of our mouths have the power to heal during painful times; to lift someone up during times of need; and to calm during times of uncertainty. Each one of us has the power to use our words for good. My favorite line is, “You have seeds of greatness inside of you.” You … Read more
Great metaphor! “You are a bus driver. The bus, your company, is at a standstill, and it’s your job to get it going. You have to decide where you’re going, how you’re going to get there, and who’s going with you.” – Jim Collins Photo courtesy of x-hibit.
Richard Branson is an entrepreneur. He founded Virgin Group, one of the world’s most respected brands. You might be familiar with Virgin Mobile or Virgin Airlines. But did you know that Branson has a hand in a wide range of sectors that include financial services, leisure, music, and more?! I recently came across an article … Read more
I first saw the movie Minority Report starring Tom Cruise back when I was in high school. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I always wonder (I’m sure I’m not the only one) what the world will be like 10, 20, 30+ years into the future. The movie gave us a futuristic glimpse. Of course, that was … Read more
Last Friday I logged onto Facebook and saw post after post regarding the Color Run that took place that morning in Portland. Two things came to mind: 1) My friends really like paint; and 2) I have a lot of friends that run. All this talk about 5Ks and marathons made me think about my … Read more