Gaining Your Edge (perfect network setting 4.26.18)

Grand Rapids, Mich. - On Thursday April 26 from 6-8:30pm, momentum continues for West Michigan’s “Battle of the Gains” Founder Will Ellermets.   The BOTG entrepreneur is hosting a Gains Success Seminar at Start Garden in downtown Grand Rapids on Pearl Street. Will says, “Start Garden is the perfect networking setting for seasoned and aspiring professionals alike.”  This April 26th Gaining Your Edge Seminar is not just for [...]

By | 2018-04-15T16:07:46+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Community Gains Events|0 Comments

How to succeed in Business (and Life)

Are you trying to take your business to the next level? Chris Seabury, a writer for, wrote a great article titled "9 Tips For Growing a Successful Business."  I wanted to share it because I believe it also applies to life. After each point he makes, I share my insights with what I've learned while [...]

By | 2018-02-02T16:18:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Mental Gains|0 Comments

Ask these 3 questions with your ‘Person’ to reflect on 2017 and plan for 2018

Instead of being obsessed with New Years resolutions and goals, my friend and I took a different approach. We gave each other some critical advice from 2017 as well as one thing that we were proud of each other for in 2017. After asking each other these two questions, we brain stormed one way that [...]

By | 2017-12-29T20:24:18+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Mental Gains|0 Comments

5 Ways to Gain Grit and Resilience

Why is it that when some people encounter obstacles to a goal it stops them in their tracks while other people are spurred on by the haters and the challenges life presents? The ability to bounce back from adversity and keep persistent with your passion when things get tough are traits of highly successful individuals. [...]

By | 2017-12-05T14:47:33+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Mental Gains|0 Comments

Psychologists say these questions will make you fall in love with anyone

  The number one way to fall in love with someone is by getting to know them.   A psychologist named Arthur Aron demonstrated this by having a pair of strangers ask one another just 36 questions in 45 minutes. The results showed how people can build intimacy with almost anyone - if they tried. [...]

By | 2017-11-21T15:08:26+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How much do you relationships matter in your well-being?

How much do relationships matter? My name is Hugh S. Ingalls, entrepreneur, performance coach, and podcaster. Over the last 7 years, I have devoted a great deal of time working on relationships in my life and in turn it has brought me health and happiness. I see human relationships as a “spider-web” of information in [...]

By | 2017-10-02T13:10:33+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Relationship Gains|0 Comments

Navigating the Pressures and Stresses of making a living in today’s Economy

Article by Hugh S. Ingalls, a successful entrepreneur, podcaster and performance coach.   WANT TO KNOW HOW TO NAVIGATE THE PRESSURES AND STRESSES OF MAKING A LIVING IN TODAY'S ECONOMY? 1. DEVELOP A PROACTIVE MIND: As our economy moves from one that is knowledge based to one more automated, the stress and pressure on our [...]

By | 2017-09-11T22:34:47+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Mental Gains|0 Comments

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for posterity, and cathartic release for the people writing them. Even if you don't think you need either, keeping a journal has great benefits you can enjoy immediately. Here's why you might want [...]

By | 2017-08-25T16:40:10+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Mental Gains|0 Comments

15 Ideas for Keeping Romance Alive Year-Round

By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Associate Editor ~ 3 min read _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ On Valentines Day most couples make fancy dinner reservations, buy lovey-dovey cards and express their appreciation for each other. But what happens on February 15th? One day a year doesn’t make a romantic relationship. Plus, there are plenty of ways to keep the passion alive [...]

By | 2017-08-16T11:08:34+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Relationship Gains|0 Comments