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August 21, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

The Engagement Crisis Hits Home

We need to be engaged at every level. When we're not, society suffers. West Baltimore. April 2015. Riots break out after the death of Freddie Gray. Businesses destroyed, hundreds arrested, the Maryland National Guard deployed....

August 16, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

What Matters Is What's Interesting

“Put those fucking journals away,” our companion said, looking up from his menu.  My friends, entrepreneurs Yanik Silver and Joe Polish, and I had pulled out notebooks — intent on capturing the brilliant ideas of the man joining...

May 31, 2018 Tara Fox

The #1 Reason we are a Best Place to Work

At SHIFT our commitment to employee engagement is unwavering. Not just within our walls, but for our clients, too. We know that employees who feel passionate about what they do and valued by who they do it for feel more...

May 22, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

3 Ways to Achieve Financial Freedom

  Personal finance is just different when you’re an entrepreneur.   So is being a partner, a parent, a friend, a sibling, a daughter, a son… you get the point. Garrett Gunderson gets this. As a New York Times bestselling...

May 21, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

How to Become an Even Better Entrepreneur

When Mike McDevitt, Founder and CEO of Terra's Kitchen, was a boy, he didn't dream of starting a meal-preparation company. But he did regularly enjoy home-cooked meals with his family. These experiences established incredible...

May 16, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Get Ready to Hustle Hard and Never Settle With Mario Armstrong

This episode of Shift Happens, featuring two-time Emmy award winner Mario Armstrong, will have you rethinking “normal.” Think the number one skill a talk show host needs to possess is conversation skills? Think the road to...

May 16, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

How to Get Happy (and Stay Happy) in Less Than 60 Minutes

“Happiness is not out there, it’s in you.” Undergrad in health science and health promotion, CHECK. Research specialization in childhood obesity, CHECK. A masters degree in child and youth health, CHECK. A pHD in health...

April 23, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Shift Happens with Gio Marsico: Where Superheroes Go to Create Change

Every emerging entrepreneur experiences a turning point during their journey ─ an event or series of events that shifts their path forever. Whether they seek fame and fortune, recognition and power, or lasting change, each...

April 16, 2018 Joe Mechlinski

Shift Happens with Sebastian Africano: How to Create Lasting Change in the World

Sebastian Africano and I met during our college years and crafted our relationship when he attended an information session about my first business, Student Painters. Since then, he has followed his passion for permaculture,...