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Are You Smart Or Do You Work Hard?

Are You Smart Or Do You Work Hard?

To be honest, I’m a bigger fan of McDonald’s than Burger King. But, when Burger King’s CEO Daniel Schwartz talks, I listen. (After all, he turned things around for his restaurant chain, and brought it to the same league as McDonald’s.) In a New York Times interview, Schwartz shared the one question he poses to job candidates, to […]

Why Entrepreneurs Should Question Everything And Everyone

Why Entrepreneurs Should Question Everything And Everyone

So much of the work that goes into building relationships — friends, mentors, business partners — takes place around a dining table. Trying to make a first impression is stressful enough, but for many people with food allergies and sensitivities there is another layer of fear there: waiting to see if something wrong might land […]

Fun Questions to Get Your Kid Talking

Fun Questions to Get Your Kid Talking

Kids ask a lot of questions. Sometimes the questions repeat themselves. Most of the time we’ve answered them over and over. And let’s be honest, we’ve been known to ignore one or two here and there or do an internal eye-roll over the constant barrage of why’s and how’s. To be fair, studies have shown […]

Interesting Questions To Help You Truly Understand People Around You

Interesting Questions To Help You Truly Understand People Around You

Everyone is used to being around other people. We see people every day at school, at work, at the shop and on the streets, and we have friends and family who we spend time with. Yet, despite this, most people struggle to understand the people around them. Most people want to form bonds and have […]

Questions To Ask Your Kid Instead of “How Was Your Day?”

Questions To Ask Your Kid Instead of “How Was Your Day?”

When I picked my son up from his first day of 4th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) question of “how was your day?” was met with his usual (indifferently delivered) “fine.” Come on! It’s the first day, for crying out loud! Give me something to work with, would you, kid? The second day, my same […]

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Eight Questions

Are You Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur? Ask Yourself These Eight Questions

Before getting started on the road to founding a business, there is one question that every potential entrepreneur needs to ask the mirror: “Am I entrepreneur material?” Because if you are not- the ride can be a rather painful one. While there is no simple way of gauging whether you are or not, there are […]