Don’t have time to site and read the entire book?  Here are a few highlights of the ideas presented in Think and Grow Rich. Great dreams can turn into riches. Here are two examples from the book: The Wright brothers said they would build a machine that would fly through the air. People laughed until

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Here’s the 5 minute brief of the best selling business book by Michael Gerber, The E-Myth.  Michael explains that there are three primary roles needed in a business for it to survive and thrive. They are the Technician, the Manager, and the Entrepreneur. TECHNICIAN  (10% of your time) ROLE: Doer. They will do it themselves,

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Not all MasterMind groups are created equal!. By attending one, you have not attended all. Some people equate leads groups with mastermind groups and this drives me Bonkers!!  They could not be further apart. The purpose of a leads group is to exchange leads, and to create cash flow for the founder (in all honesty).

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But it’s fah-REE!

Wednesday, 29 January 2014 by

“Well it’s freee. What do you expect?” This, overheard at a social event where there was complimentary food. The bread was dry, the salad was soggy and the beer was watery. Yet everyone’s expectations were met. Is that what we have come to settle for? That when we don’t pay for something it is going

5 Ways to Rock 2014

Tuesday, 07 January 2014 by

Are you planning on 2014 being a profitable year?  Here are some ways to get you there… 1 – Focus on RGA’s. RGA’s are revenue-generating activities. RGA’s are those which are directly linked to closing the sale. This varies by business, but they include things like cold-calling, setting appointments, submitting bids, having initial customer meetings,

Biz Bits from Business Tycoons

Thursday, 19 December 2013 by

At the annual Espirit Entrepreneur event in Boulder, CO this year, I had the opportunity to learn from four of the most prominent business owners in town.  This year’s panel of experts shared their experiences and words of wisdom for entrepreneurs. On the panel were: Ÿ        Libby Cook, Co-Founder of Wild Oats, Sunflower Markets and Philanthropiece

99% of the time when I hear a client talk about a difficult situation with a client, the problem can be traced back to one root cause. There is a common theme among every single situation, regardless of what business they’re in. Can you guess what that is? If you guessed that they did not

Get an objective eye

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 by

“WHAT THE [Expl*tive]?!” At my gym, the row machines sit next to the windows that overlook the racket ball courts. I like using those row machines because for some reason, watching other people sweat makes my workout go faster.  The other day, I was zoning out a bit and then I heard a loud expletive

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Daymond John of SharkTank. This man is quite an inspiration! Staring his life in the ‘hood of Brooklyn, he is now a world-renowned, successful business man. He doesn’t call himself a celebrity, he says he’s “just a business man with a camera on him.”  I admire that.  He’s the

Do you ever feel like your business is running you instead of you running it? Sometimes it can feel like chasing wild horses with a rope… Here are 8 simple steps to taking control of the business once again. Create a strategic plan. The best way to get where you’re going is to put a