Screen Shot 2013-05-18 at 8.18.13 PM

Pays To Be Late

Imagine this. The next time you’re late to meet someone, you owe them money. But here’s the catch, the money doesn’t go in their pocket. The money goes to their favorite charity. The other evening, my friend and I were scheduled to meet. (Side note, my friend is a busy guy, doing good things. He’s […]

Sleep Your Way to the Top

When I was younger, my father would say to me, “Amy Jo, you can’t bank sleep.” Evidentially, I thought I could deposit and withdraw hours into my mystical sleep account as I wished. I’d save up on hours, by sleeping in some days, and then deplete the account time after time. Not a solid strategy. […]

Crash and Learn: Invites Are For Losers

When was the last time you crashed something? No, not a car. When was the last time you showed up unannounced and uninvited to an event, party, concert or wedding? So let’s break this down. The definition of Crash: To enter or attend without invitation The definition of Invitation: A written or verbal request inviting […]

Screen Shot 2013-05-01 at 7.54.23 PM

Lean In and Listen Louder

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” ~ Alice Walker Until not too long ago, I ignored the women in business conversation because I simply didn’t understand why the problem existed. However, the topic kept coming up in interviews and at speaking engagements. Slowly, I’ve joined […]