Tag Archives: business growth strategies

A Half-Dozen Business Choices

Every company has to make choices when it comes to how it markets and sells and, in some cases, who it is and what it sells. In an e-mail exchange, Tom Grimes, a great and brilliant friend, shared with me what he’s thinking about in terms of business choices. Based on his list, here’s my […]

Getting Them to Remember

Battling Sleep on Your Way to Procedural Memory I think we can all agree that a strategically planned and well-executed PR campaign is a vital ingredient in the recipe for a bestselling book. And that your author’s goal in such a campaign is to whet potential readers’ appetites to the point that they walk into […]

Personal Growth Is Not Optional

Yesterday a reader, Phil, made a great comment to my post on doing what you are exceptional at.  He brought up the point of where it may be necessary to do what you are not good at and work on your weaknesses.  I thought the issue of personal growth and where to draw the line […]

Walking Uphill in the Snow May Build Character…For Someone Else

I love talking with older people about work ethic.  During this conversation, I inevitably have to hear about how the work ethic of today’s generation sucks.  What today’s generation needs to understand is that walking uphill in the snow is for people who don’t want to get anywhere. Here’s what you should do instead. Unique […]

Moving Forward Is Much Easier When You Know The First Step

You hear people say all of the time that the first step is always the easiest.  Too bad that we often get that first step wrong.  In life and business, the first step to success is a better understanding of you and the role that you play in that process. I talked recently about having […]

Be The Best For Yourself

There are a lot of areas to focus on in business.  Accounting, entity structure, employees, marketing, etc.  But I don’t want you to do any of it that until you have focused on one thing. You. Normally we don’t preach about being self centered, but there are times when that is important.  In the case […]

Read This And You Will Achieve Your Goals!

If you are anything like me, certain questions arise whenever you are considering a purchase: 1. What are the advantages? 2. Is it the superior choice? 3. Is it credible? 4. How can this help me be more productive and achieve my goals? 5. What kind of research has been done? Now, the level of […]

10 Ways to Stop Throwing Away Your Time

Does time seem to be running away with you or do you have more “to do’s” at the end of your day that you just didn’t seem to get crossed off your list?  No, it’s not because you are too detail-oriented or work too slowly.  It’s because you may be letting time slip away with […]

Successful People Are Quirky

The other night I was at a Bela Fleka and the Flecktones concert.  I love music.  What I love about live music though is watching the musicians.  People who are really in love with what they are doing and loving every moment of it.  As Brandon Allen would say, they are living their soul purpose. […]

Success In A World Without Details

Some of the most successful people I know (yes, I do know successful people) have one thing in common.  They are not good with the details.  The good news is there is a way to be successful without the worry of details.  Stop checking your text messages and join me for a minute. The reason […]