You Never Know Who Will Answer

I think that I have had some at least general success in sales for a few reasons. I do not think I have a “silver tongue” though I’m social. I may not always be the one with the snazziest powerpoint presentation. But in addition to consistent follow up, I feel that the following has helped […]

An interview with a US Navy Vet

I had the unique pleasure of interviewing an experienced Navy veteran recently. He shed light on career paths, attending the US Naval Academy, working at the Pentagon, and transitioning to civilian life. I myself learned lessons on leadership, continuous learning, and much more. You can listen to the full interview by clicking below or searching […]

Logistics in South Africa, 40 Years Selling, and Early Retirement

In this new podcast episode I talk to Marc McDaniel, VP with Ryder, who has had four decades of sales experience, all focused in the trucking industry. Marc sheds light on balancing your career with family, prospecting tips, and walks us through how he navigated a multi-million dollar proposal. Below are some links. Enjoy! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/career-yak/id1488755087?i=1000458396636 […]

My New Career Podcast

I’ve always been fascinated with what people do and the journeys that they have taken to get there. Some of the greatest pieces of professional advice that I have received have come from coworkers, friends and customers in casual conversation. Throughout my outside sales experience I’ve been fortunate enough to get to meet a variety […]

Succeed Where You Are

During my first few years of post-college work, I was fortunate to have multiple opportunities to move up at my company in both position and pay in a short period. But as you take on more responsibilities, roles get more difficult and there may not be as many open positions for further promotions. Searching for […]

Seek Veteran Wisdom

I’m usually on the younger side compared to my coworkers given that I’m still early in my career. Working with older and more experienced coworkers can be a huge blessing, as it gives you the opportunity to learn from them and ask them questions about their journey through life and work. I try to ask […]

Life Is An Adventure, Work Can Be Too

Whether you are currently employed at your dream workplace or are working a necessary second job to make ends meet, I believe that we should strive to treat our work lives as fun adventures. On these adventures we can learn new things, develop new skills, meet new people, see new places, and more. One of […]