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How a Medical Student Became a Business Strategist

My name is Brooks Yates and I’m a business strategist. I wasn’t always an entrepreneur, though. As a child, I was extremely shy. I was more of an introvert than I like to admit, but it allowed me to learn about myself and ultimately understand the need of connection with others. With three brothers and four sisters, I did nearly everything w...

Your Life Begins With Action

You have to do! Only when you're doing something do things begin to happen. That’s the way with most things. You get out of bed. You brush your teeth. You work out. You make five phone calls. If you want to make something happen, set a simple goal and outline the steps. For example, the above steps are the solution to learning nearly anything, ...

Understanding and Taking Advantage of Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage your emotions, as well as the ability to understand and influence the emotions of others. Emotional intelligence is key to life, but especially to entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, having emotional intelligence can be difficult. We are human and emotions fuel us either for good or for bad. It's what makes us w...