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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Do you know what made McDonald’s so successful? It was not Ray Kroc’s goal to sell the best hamburger in town. It was not his intention to serve the tastiest milkshake. Ray Kroc’s philosophy was to build a restaurant SYSTEM that would be famous for food of consistently high quality and uniform methods of preparation.

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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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Are you getting ready to hire your first employee?  Or maybe you have employees already, but have never had any formal training in recruiting, interviewing and hiring staff.  Either way, these 9 steps will help you increase your chances of hiring the right person. Be very clear about what the business needs.  Take some time

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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

How big is your frying pan?

Thursday, 05 December 2013 by

One sunny day, two fisherman were at a dock throwing in their lines. One was about 12 years old and the other was well over 80. The older man was hooking fish left and right. This of course drew the young boy’s attention.  The old fisherman would take the fish off the hook and measure

Ever been hijacked?!

Thursday, 07 November 2013 by

Have you ever been so mad, scared or frustrated that you might even have called yourself “out of control”?  If so, you may have very well been experiencing an ‘emotional hijack’.  Let me explain. When we are feeling attacked, the brain kicks in to protect us. Physically.  There is an almond-shaped piece of the brain