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Our Ideas Don’t Have a Curfew

It’s 2am. Scribbling as fast as possible, I just ran to the other room to grab my laptop. I was struck in the middle of the night. The culprit was an idea. At that moment, I had a choice. Jot down a quick note and go to bed to sleep on it, or I can strike back and make magic …

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Playing Small Ball

I can remember his deep voice and tone so clearly. This was one of those moments that often replays in my head. “Take yourself down to Fletcher Jones, and buy yourself a Mercedes.” I was shocked at his words. Recently, we had convinced a former CEO over a very successful and well know company to come on board and work …

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Are You Letting Your Stories Run Your Life?

Have you heard the story about the ham? Dave Ramsey tells it so that well that I won’t try to recreate it myself. (you can find the original publishing of this story here) It goes like this… Zig Ziglar often tells the story of the time he won a prized country ham in a sales contest. When he got home, he handed the …

A Lesson In Leadership: Little Boy Defends Woman From Catcalling Man

I’ve got to admit, I’m a little exhausted from the holiday. Family, feasts, working and writing. At times like these it seems like I’ve got no time for myself. No time to get things done. No time for the projects I want to work on. But, it is in these moments when we must dig deep inside of us and …

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Life moves by so fast, so be relentless…

Life moves by so fast. It’s the advice given to us by all of our elders. All the stories you hear and books you read about deathbed moments… Most come back to, “I wish I would have…” We know it. We reflect upon it. We think we understand it. But, do we live in the moment? Being relentless in our …

Why Segmenting Your Email List Will Keep People Happy and Grow Your Business

As your subscriber list grows, you will realize the importance of segmenting your audience. Segmenting is a way to organize your audience in lists or groups based on interest or product purchase. Let’s say hypothetically, you have 1,000 people who have opted in as email subscribers. And you want to do a promotion to your audience to sell one of …

Do You Have A “Thing” People Remember You By?

To this day, I am still friends with my childhood buddies. I’m talking the guys that grew up playing basketball and street hockey with. We all lived on the same street and still see each other after over 25 years. One of my friends Bill has left a mark on me. He has done one thing ever year since we …