Welcome to SmartsMatter

“What I lack in smarts, I make up for in work…and given how hard I have to work, I must not be that smart!”–Greg hague

the path to success

The Oatmeal Curse

If you don’t say it with brevity, you don’t know it with clarity.” Are there times when you virtually bite your lip to keep from

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what's your story

What’s Your Story?

“Those who tell stories, rule the world.”-Plato My friend Megan recently told me a story about a difficult former boss, Gary. She explained that he

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The Power of Fear

Fear is your mind fast-forwarding to an event you see turning badly… it’s not really real. The key to defeating fear is reprogramming your mind

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