January 2011

Personal Reputation: Five More Tips to Manage Your Rep Online

You’ve probably already read the first six tips for personal reputation management. If not, stop here and go back. Feel free to join us when you’re caught up. I wrote that post in 2007, before anyone but a handful of professionals were using the term “online reputation management.” In 2011, there’s a whole new slew […]

To Heather On Our Seventh Anniversary

Seven years is a long time. It’s about that point that marriages endure the greatest hardship. The heart of a marriage is tested. Each person discovers what their level of commitment truly is. It’s that point where you set the tone for years to come. This post is to Heather, the love of my life: I’ve never been more certain about my decision to marry you than I am today. Through all the sleepless nights, the dazed responses, and thrilling evening repertoires… you might think our lives are the opposite of glamorous. You’d be right, of course. But I find […]

Facing Your Fear

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”
– Steve Jobs, 2005