Review: The Brand Within by Daymond John

Daymond John is an investor on Shark Tank, a popular reality TV show on ABC where hungry entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of equally hungry “sharks” looking to make money. Born to humble beginnings, Daymond John hustled his way from the streets of New York City to the top of the business world by creating one of […]

5 Lessons I Learned From My Father

This Fathers Day, I wanted to take a moment to share with you some of the lessons that I learned from my father, Bob Garvens. While he has taught me many things throughout my life, these lessons are the most important. 1. Work hard. “It’s good for you. It builds character.” My brothers and I […]

How to Achieve Balance in Your Life

Recently, I had a conversation with a co-worker about work-life balance. During our conversation, we talked about the stresses of life and the difficulty of achieving balance. “These last couple of days have been super hectic here [at work] and calm at home so I guess it balances out,” she said. “Trust me my life […]

Interview: Aaron Marino of I Am Alpha M

Aaron Marino is a male image consultant, men’s style expert and entrepreneur who helps men build confidence, realize their true potential and get more out of life. I first discovered Aaron and his image consulting business several months ago when I was trying to learn how to match patterns. Since then, I’ve watched tons of his […]

Beard Celebration

I stared into my bathroom mirror with a feeling of sadness. “In two months, I grew the best beard that I have ever grown,” I thought. “And now, I have to shave.” I looked back on all of the fun times that we had together. Poking and scratching my girlfriends face. Storing bits of food […]