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Smart Ideas: Bookends

I am always amazed at the creativity of some people so in order to help others be amazed and inspired we have started a new series called ‘Smart Ideas’. For our first post in the series check out these amazing designs for bookends. Related Posts 5 Reasons for Small Businesses to go Mobile 8 years […]

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Is the SEO Sector Full of Scammers?

How this works is that these scammers have software that locates domains and automatically sends the contact email address of the domain an email much like the example below. They get an email address through scanning your websites content such as the contact us page. Related Posts Let your brand name engage and your business […]

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Why Vision is Fundamentally Important

The great potential of the Congo. While in the Congo I met with people and led workshops in the highest levels of government and business. We talked about how to take the 2nd poorest country on earth to both an African and world leader. It’s the same process you need to grow your own business. […]

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10 of the most silliest TV adverts you can find

The worlds funniest commercials. You have to think that the businesses that paid to have these ads created did it for a laugh or is their target audience more stupid than you can imagine? Related Posts 99.9% of Businesses will fail at using Social Media and Blogging – Here’s Why 8 years ago Most businesses […]

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Riches vs. Wealth – The Big Lie.  I was stunned when I heard it – “Next summer is our 30th anniversary, and I’m planning a full two-weeks off work to celebrate with my wife.” This proud declaration from a man who owns a $30 million a year company demonstrates what a sad life he has. This is a man who lives in abject poverty with no clue how to run a business.

Yesterday I Met a Rich, Self-Made Hostage

Riches vs. Wealth – The Big Lie. I was stunned when I heard it – “Next summer is our 30th anniversary, and I’m planning a full two-weeks off work to celebrate with my wife.” This proud declaration from a man who owns a $30 million a year company demonstrates what a sad life he has. […]

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I tell biz owners “Numbers is the language of business”, but also that numbers rarely tell the truth. Not because we did bad math, but because we look at pictures when we should be watching movies. Want to know how you’re doing? Grab the popcorn.

Stop looking at your numbers

I tell biz owners “Numbers is the language of business”, but also that numbers rarely tell the truth. Not because we did bad math, but because we look at pictures when we should be watching movies. Want to know how you’re doing? Grab the popcorn. Related Posts Your Freedom Number is the Only Number That […]

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I have Proof that the Matrix Exists!

They all run through the same process of getting up early, fighting the crowds to get to work on time, work 8 hours in a job they hate for a boss they hate, fight the constant life-sapping boredom of their job, fight to get home, eat, sleep and repeat. Their minds filled with the constant […]

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Commitment, not a cool product.   McDonald’s legendary “process-driven” business model is touted in Michael Gerber’s book, the E-Myth, as the central thing you need to succeed – a system will get you off the treadmill. Problem – 21.4% of SBA-funded McD’s fail. Huh?

It’s never the process. It’s always the person

Commitment, not a cool product. McDonald’s legendary “process-driven” business model is touted in Michael Gerber’s book, the E-Myth, as the central thing you need to succeed – a system will get you off the treadmill. Problem – 21.4% of SBA-funded McD’s fail. Huh? Related Posts Successful People Focus on the Process, not on the Result […]

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Why You Don’t Want Employees

“Employee Problems” doesn’t mean “Problem Employees”. We miss cause and effect all the time, and most employees usually aren’t at the bottom of employee problems. Related Posts Guidelines vs. Rules – Creating Wildly Successful Employees 8 years ago Employees have changed. Rules don’t cut it anymore. The newer generation isn’t sure it even wants to […]

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Inspiring Quotes by Confucius

Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Related Posts Don’t Ever Stop Bootstrapping: The Most Inspiring Thing You’ll Do as an Entrepreneur 8 years ago My […]

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Passion equals Problems. Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life? Wrong – do what you love and you’ll be on the treadmill the rest of your life. There’s a better way. People who passionately love what they do are supposed to be the most successful and the happiest. It makes sense, except I have trouble finding the happy and successful ones.

Do What You Love? Maybe Not

Passion equals Problems. Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life? Wrong – do what you love and you’ll be on the treadmill the rest of your life. There’s a better way. People who passionately love what they do are supposed to be the most successful and the happiest. It […]

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The 50+ Age Group Workers are vital to any Business

Of course you do have the business owner that likes to have a bit of young eye candy around for the benefit of clients as well as himself/herself but as with most spring chickens they are far too eager to jump ship to the next job. This costs businesses a great deal in having to […]

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But Social Networking Does – there’s a big difference. If you’re focusing on getting new customers online, research shows you’re not going to get many. By they way, it’s no different offline. This study could rock the online marketing world, or at least the SEO’rs, who focus on activity vs. results.

A Focus on Finding Customers Online Doesn’t Work

But Social Networking Does – there’s a big difference. If you’re focusing on getting new customers online, research shows you’re not going to get many. By they way, it’s no different offline. This study could rock the online marketing world, or at least the SEO’rs, who focus on activity vs. results. Related Posts How Online […]

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What is the point of a life coach? Do they help or hinder?

Two things strike me as odd using a life/success coach: what qualifications do they have to be able to understand your mindset enough to give you advice and why the hell do they want to focus on you – because they want to help or make a buck of your insecurities or laziness. Related Posts […]

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