At an early age my parents taught me the importance of saving money and investing for the future. These conversations, although the best advice and information they could give me at the time, never really resonated. Why you ask? Lets face it, kids and long-term thinking are like oil and water, just cant work no matter how you try to mixDetails
I attended a fantastic event for bloggers this past June called “Eat, Write Retreat” held in Philadelphia. As a chef I attend lots of chef events to hone my culinary skills, techniques and keep up with culinary trends. I never attended any writing conferences;
To succeed at anything, you have to work for it. Nothing of value comes easy. Whether its a higher paying job, weight loss or muscle growth. You have to work through the rough patches to achieve the goals you have set. When you are trying to advance in your profession, you have to put in extra time,Details
The purpose of exercise is to change your body in a positive manner. However, increases in muscle size, muscle strength, and stamina do not happen while you are working out. Those changes occur when you rest!
Strength training damages your muscles. This is good, because it sends a signal to your brain that somethingDetails
Much like a team, you are only as strong as your weakest link. Studies have shown, that in order to get the most out of a team effort, everyone must work as hard as they can. If one muscle is stronger than the other, the stronger muscles wont get much out of the compound exercise. Lets consider aDetails
While it is more commonly known as "runner's knee," IT band friction syndrome does not spare cyclists. Symptoms include pain on the outside of the knee, tenderness and sometimes swelling. IT pain is typically associated with prolonged, repetitive activity. But more advanced cases may cause pain when simply walkingDetails
I first started at Vertex about 3 years ago having no real sales experience. I also lacked networking experience, never really going out of my way to meet people. Getting in to any type of business where you deal with people on a regular basis would require these skills.
The Vertex philosophy is to learn by doing. While I was given the tools to succeed in forms of books and guidance I still had to push myself to break through my comfort barrier. Getting outside of my comfort zoneDetails
As you know, it’s only been a few weeks since I jumped off life’s all too real ledge quitting my job and changing career paths altogether, throwing myself into a whirlwind of both terrifying and electrifying experiences. Dwayne, Todd, the rest of the Vertex family, have been there every step and stumbleDetails