Sick of Making Mistakes 3 Times Over?

Entrepreneurship is a hard game to play by yourself.  Actually, there is no game by yourself.  Crack out your Monopoly board game, pick your favorite shiny piece and roll the dice.  See how much fun you will have playing by yourself.  Business is a game just like Monopoly. You have to learn how to play from somewhere.  You usually learn …

10 Reasons Young Entrepreneurs Fail

We hear all too much about what you have to do to become successful.  I have discovered one proven way to become successful…Fail often. How do I know this?  Well, we won’t get into that right now.  I have come to terms with distinct character traits that hold back young entrepreneurs and when repeated, will definitely keep you from succeeding …

25 Life Lessons In My First 25 Years

It’s 10:18pm and I am 30,000 feet up in the air with Dave Matthews Band in my headphones.  My 25th birthday is 26 hours away (it is today-I wrote this on Friday) and I am heading down to hang out with my friend who is putting on an event called “Creating Your Millionaire Identity”. I would have never thought in …

The Most Costly Mistake In Business: 5 Lessons In Punctuality

You are driving to meet with a potential client for a noon appointment at Starbucks.  You get there and grab a moca frappa latte and claim one of the small tables while you wait upon their arrival.  11:50… 11:57… 12:01… 12:05… and still a no-show.  You decide to stick it out for a few minutes giving them the benefit of …

5 Young Entrepreneurs Who Can Teach You Overnight Credibility

Not long ago, was I that young whippersnapper who thought he knew everything about business.  Always, I felt as if I would have to know everything or else people would not take me seriously or consider me weak.  Some may want to call it cocky.  Whatever you call it, that was me.  And it didn’t get me far. Actually, it …

Money, Sex & Partying: Considering Entrepreneurship? Fat Chance Without Sacrifices

Here is an idea for a game show. It’s called “Who Wants to Be a Entrepreneur?“. We get to take a snapshot of the contestant’s lives and who ever makes the most sacrifices, wins! Woo-whoo! And what do you win? A life of more sacrifice, commitment, discipline and hard work with the slight possibility of making it big. Don’t we …