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“If You Don’t Build Your Dream . . . Someone Else Will Hire You To Build Theirs.”

A number of years ago, I turned 40 and for my birthday, a good buddy from college sent me a book. I read that book in two days and it totally changed my vision, my perspective and my life. That book was “Tuesdays With Morrie”. If you haven’t read it, pick it up TODAY.

It taught […]

Thinking Big vs. Thinking Small.

Find yourself thinking small? Too afraid to think big?

To Grow Your Business, Leave Your Door Open Whenever Possible.

If you've ever been to college, this is THE small piece of advice that my brother gave me when I went off to school: "If you want to fit in and make a LOT of friends at college, leave your door open whenever possible." Why?

13 Simple Tips To Get Highly-Qualified Referrals.

When you run your own business, it’s hard to keep the sales funnel healthy and moving with new referrals, prospect and hopefully, clients!

Most people forget about REFERRALS. Why? 

You hate to ask for things from other people.
You don’t want to come off as someone who NEEDS referrals.
You know it sounds like begging for clients.
And many, many  others.

Bottom line — to run a successful business, you need constant and regular referrals.

To get those . . . YOU NEED TO ASK FOR REFERRALS.

I’ve linked to one of my most requested articles: Get Referrals NOW™ — 13 simple steps to start a referral flood to your business. […]

Best Companies: John Neeman Tools.

In 2013, I will be highlighting many old and new companies who embrace 21st century progress and run their businesses differently from the old guard who are quickly dying off.

My first is John Neeman Tools. They are a small crew of craftsmen from Latvia who use their heritage of craftsmanship handed down through many generations to design and create woodworking tools. Their process, their method and mission, keeps these traditions and crafts alive and well. In this high-tech age, their traditional craftsmanship is flourishing.

John Neeman Tools is founded by Jacob – a carpenter with love for traditional woodworking and his friend – a village bladesmith. This bond has created a premier company. […]

Why Your Career Is Flat — And What You Can Do About It.

"You are either getting better or you are getting worse. You never stay the same." This is how to get your career back on track.

Is Your Career Dying?

Let's talk about the slow drip-drip-drip as you watch your career die.Guess what? If you don't take action now, there's nothing you can really do about it.

Our Competitive Spirit.

The other day, I was listening to a podcast and heard the progress and a phenomenal amount of inventions which emerged from the space race to the moon in the 1960's. It was amazing how many advances in aeronautics, science, technology and even velcro — came out of our billion-dollar endeavor.

10 Tips To Recover After A Crisis.

When life knocks us for a loop, we tend to roll with the punch and stay down. If you know boxing, you only have 10 seconds to get back up before the fight is over. That means you need to get back up ASAP and realize there will be light at the end of the tunnel and wallowing in our own misfortune will not get us there.

Happy With Your Career? Not For Long.

One of my favorite quotes from Bruce Lee:

“If you alway put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else — it will spread into work and into your life. There are no limits — there are only plateaus and you must not stay there — you must go beyond them.”

What is Bruce really saying when it comes to your career or business?

Everything in your life is a plateau on an endless mountain. You work hard — you move up — and make it to the next plateau. You get settled — you enjoy that plateau — and then you make plans to move from that plateau to the next plateau on the mountain.

And I promise you — if you stay at that plateau for a long time — one of three realities will occur: […]