New Year’s Resolutions Rarely Work
New Years Resolutions rarely work, and when they fail, they can create more problem than of they weren’t made in the first place. In the video below, I discuss why they don’t work, and what can be done to set actual goals that will be reached every time. To download the PDF mentioned in the […]
Books, Books, Books!
Here is a list of books that will be helpful to any entrepreneurs, marketers, business owners, or anyone who wants to improve their life. Most of these I have read, and some have been recommended to me by friends and business associates. If they wanted to be identified, I have done so. Many of them […]
Is Knowing What To Do Enough?
Do you make a new year’s resolution to lose weight or go to the gym? Do you actually reach those goals? This is a prime example of knowing what to do, but not staying motivated to actually do it. Intellectually, we all know eating healthy foods and exercising is the key to losing weight, yet […]
The Secret Weapon of High-Achievers
High achievers – in both the online and the corporate world – generally have positive attitudes, know how to take action, and know how to ask for help. They are also not afraid to bring in coaches or mentors to help them improve their leadership and planning skills. Who wants to be around pessimistic people? […]
Do You Have a Business or a Hobby?
Online business owners – of all types, from affiliate marketers to store owners to coaches – can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business plan in place. Some may test the waters to see if they attract any clients and some start out doing this online work as a side gig while […]
Professional Success Requires Persistence
Ok, let’s talk about persistence. For starters, how many old sayings, aphorisms and clichés are there about persistence? Here are just a few: The early bird gets the worm. Slow and steady wins the race. If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. The list goes […]
Being Mindful Within Your Business
Experience is a great teacher. Each day, all of our lives are jam packed with numerous experiences. Many of these experiences are everyday occurrences. Others are less common. Occasionally, some are so unique that they are literally life changing. However, every experience, whether mundane or fantastic, can offer us a teaching moment. Most of us […]
Success Requires Flexibility
There is nothing more stifling to success than rigid thinking. Rigid thinking leads to rigid behaviors, and rigid behaviors lead to dead ends, blind alleys and creative cul de sacs. In other words, while there is a certain amount of comfort to routine, too much routine can choke off all chances that you’ll be able […]
Does the Buck Stop With You?
President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that said, “The buck stops here”. What he meant by that was, as President, he did not have the option to pass the buck when it came to mistakes or failure. He was the boss, and the buck stopped getting passed with him. As a business owner […]
Daily Activities to Attract Clients on LinkedIn
As you probably know by now, consistency is vitally important for any marketing efforts. It is especially important for LinkedIn. How many times have you noticed that someone is regularly active, but then disappears for months at a time? Then, seemingly out of the blue, they show up again, but within a few weeks they’re […]