Your Team Needs Intentional and Effective Communication

One of the things that I have prided myself with in my company is our team communication. It would make me proud to hear someone else from our team talking to a new employee or a potential employee and tell them how great our team communication is. But the other day I received a callContinue reading “Your Team Needs Intentional and Effective Communication”

Be Obsessed with Learning

I recently wrote the blog, Read Less and Study More. Today as I was reading Be Obsessed or Be Average by Gant Cardone he mentioned something in the chapter titled Feed the Beast that made me think about this topic some more. Under the title, Obsessed with Learning, he said: “The easiest way to feedContinue reading “Be Obsessed with Learning”

Build Your Network for Success

My daughter is a junior in high school and is trying to figure out the path she wants to take in life. To help her out I took her to visit with an amazing friend of mine. She runs multiple, successful companies. She serves on multiple boards. He has an incredible family. She serves extensivelyContinue reading “Build Your Network for Success”

Create Your Own Path

A few days ago we were recording and Entrepreneur Next Door podcast with Steve Christensen from Novo Watch. I had asked him a question about his entrepreneurial journey and he made the comment that from a young age he wanted to create his own path. Whether you are an entrepreneur or are working for someoneContinue reading “Create Your Own Path”

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Private Mentorship Group from Airau Marketing

If you are needing to learn more about SEO (Search Engine Optimization), you do not want to miss out on this opportunity. Join the Private Mentorship Group being offered by Airau Marketing.

Thou Shall Prosper by Rabbi Daniel Lapin

As I have been spending some time studying new books and reviewing others that we have previously used in our Kodiak Mountain Stone Education Plan I have enjoyed learning new things and refreshing my mind with things I have been taught in the past. Tonight I was reviewing my notes from a book that IContinue reading “Thou Shall Prosper by Rabbi Daniel Lapin”

The Power of Broke

What is broke? It’s having an empty wallet, nothing in the bank account. It’s having nothing. Yes, that is right, but broke is a lot more than that because broke is also a mindset. Broke is an attitude. Broke is a spirit. Daymond John’s book, The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget,Continue reading “The Power of Broke”

The Slight Edge

I have a lot of books that I love because I’ve learned so much from them. Whether it’s business or just everyday life I’m able to apply things I’ve learned. Many of them I will read multiple times because I want to absorb more of the information. The ones that I really love I haveContinue reading “The Slight Edge”

Defensive Strategy

I recently watched an interview Tony Robbins did with a high powered investor for Tony’s new book, MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom It was interesting to listen to how much emphasis was placed on defence. This has had me thinking about defence over the past few days since listening toContinue reading “Defensive Strategy”

Business in Focus – Follow-up Article

Back in February of 2013 I posted about an article that Business in Focus Magazine wrote about myself and Kodiak Mountain Stone.  In November of this year they wrote a follow-up article which can be found at the following link: http://www.businessinfocusmagazine.com/2014/09/solid-as-a-rock/ Once again, thank you to the staff at Business In Focus Magazine.  They wereContinue reading “Business in Focus – Follow-up Article”

A Lesson Zuck Taught Me

I recently read The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World by David Kirkpatrick. I thought it was a fascinating book. Although I’m not in Silicon Valley and I’m not running a tech company, I think there was a lot to learn from this book.  I’m not talking aboutContinue reading “A Lesson Zuck Taught Me”

Communicate With Your Customers

For Fathers Day my wife surprised me with a weekend getaway to Whitefish, Montana. We stayed at a beautiful hotel on the mountain. It was a wonderful way to relax. I loved the subtle smell throughout the halls of firewood burning in the huge stone fireplace in the lobby. Our room had a large TVContinue reading “Communicate With Your Customers”

Win the Market Share

While I was driving the other day, I was listening to this months Success Magazine CD. I was enjoying the interview with Barbara Corcoran (Shark Tank star) when something she said just hit me. She was talking about when she started to get recognized as an expert in her industry (New York real estate) becauseContinue reading “Win the Market Share”

Please vote for Kodiak Mountain Stone

In my previous blog posts I have talked about our Education Plan at Kodiak Mountain Stone.  We have been fortunate enough to have gained some recognition from our program.  Alberta Venture magazine has honored us as one of the finalist in The Small Business Superstars contest. Our full story can be read at http://smallbusiness.albertaventure.com/?p=1679 WeContinue reading “Please vote for Kodiak Mountain Stone”