Posts by Joe Schum

#grateful Expectations

55 mins 05 secs later, I crossed the finish line.  Yep, that’s the result of my latest race (10K) and first official one as a resident of the Tampa Bay area.  Now, let’s review the journey that gets me there. This one is about being #grateful!   What a year it’s been and here’s what…

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Follow You, Follow Me

A simple idea — that managed to escape me as I jogged along a paved trail at the beach not far from my house these last many months — suddenly appeared: to run ON the beach… I know many of you are saying to yourselves, why isn’t he running on the beach?  As I rounded…

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I (Heart) Breakfast

I just read an article referencing an interview with the CEO of an extremely large investment house.  According to the article, this leader takes everyone who is in the final stage of the interview process out to breakfast.  Here’s the punchline: he co-opts the server — in exchange for a big tip — to tank…

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My French Connection

On a recent business trip, I did not rent a car and instead used a popular rideshare app to get me from point A to point B.  So, so what Joe? We all do it. Well, something you may not know is that I’ve been studying French for three years, with a goal to be…

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Don’t You Dare!

I overheard an accomplished sales professional on a phone conversation recently ask for help.  They were extolling the difficulties of working with a particular individual at one of their accounts who 1) had a conniption when he heard that they had attempted to reach out to others in the organization, and 2) declared that he…

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What’s Here Now, Kid 2018 Season Wrap and Highlights Reel

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

“Ready?!”, “Yup!!” And here it is, the highlights reel from 20 wonderful episodes has arrived just in time for the holidays!  What can we say, except thanks to all of you are listeners, subscribers, for your time, energy, consideration and of course, testimonials and just giving us direct feedback.  We appreciate you immensely. And most…

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Have I Got A Deal For You! Well,…Maybe Not

Dear Mr. Schum:  Hey, I really need to talk with you about your (used) car.  I have an immediate need for it and you don’t even have to buy a new one from me.  I think you will be shocked at the price I am willing to pay for it!  Included is the name, title…

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Ep 020: Increase The Amount of Play In Your Life

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

What does it mean to ‘Play”?  Does it have to be so complicated?  Life is here for us to explore! Expansion and learning are critical in moving us forward as human beings and yet we either ignore these opportunities for a shift or at minimum we only explore on the weekends!  WTH? We can move…

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Ep 019: Finding Your Hidden Talents And Connecting To Them

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

What happened if I woke up every morning and said I was going to be the greatest expression of me today? Exploring talent can most often happen by the simple acts of trying new things.  Breaking up our patterns of comfort and familiarity — stretching ourselves — to areas that open us to our level…

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