You’re networking in all the wrong ways

I still vividly remember the first networking event I ever went to. I arrived in the room and plugged myself into a conversation. We were chatting away when we were interrupted by a man who barged in with some comment that barely had anything to do with what we were saying. He proceeded to place…

The story of how one man rediscovered his Ohana

I remember being a small child and watching “Lilo and Stitch,” and getting completely lost in the crazy antics of a young Hawaiian girl and her alien dog. As a kid, I never realized just how deep that movie was or how much her sister, Nani, did for Lilo. The entire movie was about family–and…

The cult of Success™

I remember the first book about financial improvement I ever read: it was “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert Kiyosaki. I was lucky enough to have read it young enough that it did begin to change the way I thought about money and finances: less as tools a more as points in a game. In…