Proof That Hiking Can Be The Perfect First Date

I spend a lot of time writing (and talking) about how to set a goal, create a plan and tell a story to get a first date. I also talk about ROI (Return On Investment) when it comes to the time, money and energy you spend on dating. That’s when Duncan, the founder of Go... Read more »

Five Dating Tips Learned From Watching Super Bowl Commercials

What if you walked into a crowded room, grabbed the mic and gave your best 30-second elevator speech? That short sales pitch that tells people who you are and why they need you you in their lives. You wouldn’t walk away with everyone’s attention, but you might peak the interest of some. That’s what companies... Read more »

The NFL Playoffs Create Opportunities to Get First Dates

Go sports! Go football! Even if you don’t care that the NFL playoffs are going on now that the Bears are out of it, it’s one of the best ways to meet someone, especially with those two overtime games yesterday. With close games and questionable calls, the bars were jam-packed with people high-fiving all over... Read more »
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Be Calculated - Hit New Year's Resolutions with the Right Plan

In 2016, I challenged myself to go on at least one date a month. I thought that seemed pretty easy, especially since I started using dating apps halfway through the year. But I put forth a lot of effort to meet guys that would eventually turn into a date. I hit my goal of 12... Read more »

Don't Be Mediocre Just Because Others Are

Over the last week, I’ve been counseling people personally and professionally about staying true to themselves. They are letting people who take shortcuts, are less qualified and/or don’t care about the company doubt their passion for who they are and what they want out of life. It’s uncomfortable to be the only one who zigs... Read more »

Stay True To Yourself Even When Others Can't Do The Same

I love Eric Church. My phone apparently knows that too because his Instagram account popped up as a suggested person to follow. I clicked it and then Chris Young and Cole Swindell popped up. I clicked them both and then set my phone down. Within minutes, I realized that Chris and Cole weren’t their verified... Read more »
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You Gotta Play To Win In Life, Love And The Lottery

“When I win, I’m going to quit my job and buy an island!” “Did you buy a lottery ticket?” “No.” It’s pretty simple … you need to enter in order to win, but in life, there are usually things that hold us back. You have to make the effort and the investment to buy a... Read more »

Debate: Is It Every OK To AirDrop A Stranger?

Over the weekend, my friends and I took a ton of pictures. We hadn’t seen each other in a while, so everything seemed photo-worthy. As we were air dropping the photos to each other’s phones, one of my girl friends said, “some dude tried to airdrop a photo to me on the EL last week.”... Read more »

What If You Lived Your Life Like George Costanza?

12:04 pm – Hey 1:15 pm – Hello? 4:32 pm – Screw you! It’s mind blowing how many times I’ve seen this happen on dating apps. The guy gets mad because you didn’t write him back fast enough even though he didn’t really make it very compelling in the first place. Keep in mind that... Read more »
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What You Say Isn't Always What They Hear

Nothing beats a Saturday afternoon surrounded by people playing games, grabbing drinks and catching up with friends. And it’s a bonus to make new ones, like we tried to do over the weekend. One guy made his way into our group as a friend of a friend, so in an effort to bring everyone together,... Read more »