Animated Ambition Turns One

Last summer I had this crazy idea to start a blog, and I'm excited to say, one year later, it's still growing. Happy One Year, Animated Ambition!. Over the past year I've learned a lot about blogging, content development and even myself. Here are four takeaways from one year of blogging. Read More >>>

Sustaining Your Team: Dispose of Bad Eggs

I've been meaning to write a follow up to my Creating a Team that is Built to Last post for a while. The original post covered how to set up a team, but I never discussed what to do once you build a team and things don't go as planned. What if one of your team members turns out to be a bad egg? Then what? Read More >>>

Turn Challenges into Opportunities

I was on the metro the other day and an advertisement caught my eye. It wasn't particularly clever or well designed but it had a great quote. The advertisement read, "Turn challenges into opportunities, it just takes a different perspective." Read More >>>

Own Your Audience: How to Deal with Nerves

I've given a lot of presentations in my lifetime, and personally I love speaking in front of crowds, but I know I'm in the minority. For most people, speaking in front of crowds can be nerve-racking. What if you screw up? Is your fly down? ARE THEY LISTENING? Uncertainties can eat you alive as you fumble through, but public speaking does not have to be stressful or terrifying. Everyone gets Read More >>>

Be Raw, Be Real, Be Relevant, Get Results

It's been a while since I've had time to blog. A long while. What have I been doing? Kicking ass and taking names....but really, I've been making good on 2013 New Year's resolutions, launching new organizations, and setting up 2014 to be one amazing journey. 2013 was an amazing year, but I have a feeling 2014 will be even better. Read More >>>