Aha! Blog

April 16, 2015

Why You Should Never Work at a Startup

You’re graduating or recently graduated. Congratulations. Here comes the future. And life is really going to get interesting. This is true for graduates this year and…

April 15, 2015

Why It's Easy to Love a Vulnerable Boss

Many thanks to my readers who took the time to read Tuesday’s article, The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders. In this piece, I explained how successful leaders are…

April 14, 2015

When It's Time To Stop Trying

On Sunday, I wrote about the The One Word Confident People Always Say. The word “no” may be small but it packs a lot of power. When we learn to turn down requests by…

April 13, 2015

The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders

I have always had a hard time not being myself. This trait has mostly served me well, but some times it annoys people who expect me to be their version of a leader. Some…

April 12, 2015

The One Word Confident People Always Say

It happens like this. Your co-worker comes strolling down the hallway and peers around the corner at you. You look up, annoyed by the interruption. She then quickly asks,…

April 6, 2015

The One Sign You Have Incredible Mental Toughness

I heard him yell my name from his big office — “Brian, do you have a minute?” “I guess I do now,” I thought as I crawled out of my cube and strolled down the hall. “Yes?”…