People Hack: Four Tips on How to Greet Someone Who's Name You've Forgotten

People Hack: Four Tips on How to Greet Someone Who's Name You've Forgotten

As a startup founder and the Director of an Entrepreneurship Center, I meet plenty of new people each day. I expend a lot of effort to ensure I remember each person I meet, but the sheer volume of people I'm introduced to each day makes it challenging to remember each person and the context under which we connected. Because of this, I've had to develop a few tricks to interact with people whom's names or faces I don't remember.

People Hacking 102: Identifying Your Client’s Personality Type

People Hacking 102:  Identifying Your Client’s Personality Type

In business, developing a good rapport with your clients is everything.  Imagine how much easier that process would be if you knew each clients'personality type!   A stealth way you could identify their personality type is by embedding personality questions into your intake process.  Here’s a few hacks to help you do so.  

People Hacking 101: Questions to Ask to Help You Guestimate a Person's Personality Type

People Hacking 101: Questions to Ask to Help You Guestimate a Person's Personality Type

Want to know if you and your date are compatible?  Looking to build a rapport with a potential client?  Wouldn’t it be amazing  if you could “hack “ into the personalities of people you meet? Well, this is actually possible.  The secret is having an understanding of  the basics of Jungian personality theory, and recognizing clues in a person’s behaviors,  physical environment, appearance, and communication. 

Which Components of Human Personality Have the Most Income Potential?

Which Components of Human Personality Have the Most Income Potential?

I’m sure many of you in the Myers-Briggs/ Jungian community have seen the infographic that highlights income based on personality type.  If not, check it out below.  According to the infographic, ENTJ makes the most money, followed by ESTJ.   But what do these two types have in common?  They both share the same dominant cognitive function.

3 Ways to Determine the Type of Business You Should Start

3 Ways to Determine the Type of Business You Should Start

Many people dream of starting their own business, and for good reason.  There are several advantages to being an entrepreneur. A few perks include freedom to determine your own schedule, unlimited income potential, and being your own boss.  However, many people have a difficult time deciding what type of business they’d like to start

F%#k Your Title: 3 Reasons Why Positional Power is the Weakest Form of Leadership

F%#k Your Title: 3 Reasons Why Positional Power is the Weakest Form of Leadership

I hate the word boss. Not because I’m an anarchist or rebel employee, but because true leaders rarely use that word. Below is a definition of leadership that is often used in academia...

Why Some Small Business Owners Shouldn’t Introduce Themselves as CEO

Why Some Small Business Owners Shouldn’t Introduce Themselves as CEO

I go to networking events fairly often and while at these events, I run into several CEOs of small businesses.   While the title of CEO looks good on a business card and is probably a source of pride for the owner, it can be a dead giveaway that your business is small or even a one person operation. Let me explain why.

The Bruce Lee Approach To Leadership

The Bruce Lee Approach To Leadership

In a now famous interview, martial arts legend Bruce Lee stated that one’s approach to fighting must be like water.  See the excerpt in the video above. Here’s the quote:

How to Create Your Personal Board of Directors

How to Create Your Personal Board of Directors

Most people are familiar with the concept of an organizational Board of Directors.   A company’s Board of Directors is a group of individuals responsible for providing the organization with strategic direction and governance.