Book Quote of the Week – 018

“It’s not about being weird. It’s about being irresistible to a tiny group of easily reached sneezers with otaku. Irresistible isn’t the same as ridiculous. Irresistible (for the right niche) is just remarkable.” Seth Godin

Alarm Clock Discipline

Everyone wants to know: “How can I be successful?” “What do I need to do to be the best at what I do?” “How do I get an edge to beat our my competition?” What’s the answer? Well, there’s an entire industry built on telling you the answer. There are so many resources available toContinue reading “Alarm Clock Discipline”

Book Quote of the Week – 011

“If you want to create a company that is fun to work for, where productivity and creativity are high, and that you are actually glad to lead, you must create a culture of communication.” – Dave Ramsey

Equal is Unfair

I have my own personal thoughts and feelings when it comes to politics, but I usually don’t express them publicly too much because the debates that can arise from them can drive me crazy and there’s usually no way of coming out ahead. But Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality by Don WatkinsContinue reading “Equal is Unfair”

Books You Should Read

  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had a number of people asking me for suggested books to read. There are a lot of great books that I’ve read and there area always new great ones being published. I refer most people to my Reading List if they are looking for a book toContinue reading “Books You Should Read”

Daily Success Habits

When Jeff Olson talks about success habits in The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness he often says, “they are easy to do, but they are easy not to do as well.” I recently read Think and Grow Rich again and decided to take on Napoleon Hills challenge of writing downContinue reading “Daily Success Habits”

The Aladdin Factor – Go For It!

Cold calls can be tough. Yes, there are some of you out there that it’s no big deal and you don’t even think twice about it, but for a lot of people, including me, cold calls can be tough. Just the thought of the call begins a narrative of stories in your mind. Who do IContinue reading “The Aladdin Factor – Go For It!”

Fail and Learn

Failure is such a common word when people talk about entrepreneurship. We hear things like, fail fast or fail often. It’s a known thing, all business don’t succeed. Things happen that are out of the entrepreneurs control. A good idea doesn’t work out because of an outside force or situation. Or a business fails becauseContinue reading “Fail and Learn”

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”