Coliving In Europe — What I Learned From My Travels

Article originally published on Qwerky Coliving On October 30th, I set off on the Qwerky European Coliving Tour 2017. Having read hundreds of articles and researched the European coliving space extensively, I felt I had the knowledge. But nothing can replace seeing the coliving spaces with your own eyes so I decided I...

The Secret To Being Happy

For years humans of been scratching their heads trying to work out the answer to a very simple question: "what makes us happy?" It almost seems to have overtaken "what is the meaning of life?" as the most posed question in society. Netflix documentaries, books, seminars and blog posts highlight...

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How To Crush A Live Radio Interview

I was recently asked to appear on the BisTalk show on ESPN radio. Although I have never had any formal media training, I have had a lot of experience that ranges from being on the local news, cover features in magazines, podcasts and national television. This was different. It was...

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Slicing The Pie – How To Decide What Equity To Give To Co-Founders

When I lived in London and tried to get my 1st startup going in 2010, I quickly shook hands with my co-Founder and agreed a 50/50 split of equity. Within weeks, egos collided and I realized that I had made one of the most common mistakes in business. In trying...

Guide For Americans Traveling From San Diego To Tijuana

Since moving from Austin, TX to San Diego, CA I have been to Tijuana about 10 times. I love it. Mexicans are super friendly, everything is way cheaper than California and the weather is just as good. I am also a traveler so I have a natural curiosity to explore. The...

What I Learned From Selling My First Company

New York. March 2017. The outside temperature was about 20F.  Taking into account the wind chill factor, it felt around 15F. I couldn't feel my face! There were mountains of snow on the edge of the sidewalks that hadn’t thawed from the blizzard the week before. Even though I’m originally...

Coaching Through Chaos Podcast

I was extremely fortunate to be interviewed recently on the Coaching Through Chaos podcast. Colleen Mullen is doing incredible things with her organization and I felt truly thankful to be included. Since meeting Colleen she has not only featured me and my startup Qwerky Coliving on Facebook Live, Soundcloud and iTunes...

How Co-Living Will Change The Way We Live Forever

[Originally posted on Medium] Social isolation Isn’t working. We need to change the way we live. Have you noticed how the streets are busy but nobody’s talking? There is an epidemic that has been sweeping through the US for years now. It’s contagious and often causes depression in those affected. Loneliness and...

The Lost Art of Conversation (And How To Seduce Your Customers)

The year is 2017. Conversation is dying. Emojis are winning. Is there anything that can be done to save the lost art of conversation? When I first came to the USA in 1993, my parents brought me to Orlando, Florida. Smiles were ubiquitous, "have a nice days" were delivered every...