Posts Tagged ‘wealth’

Business is a Hypothesis

Once, I sat in a board meeting listening to my friend and mentor, Keith Cunningham. He talked about getting better optics (one of his favorite topics) and how that helps to make better decisions.  I started thinking about the times when I have made some bone-headed decisions. Ones that I look back on and wonder,…

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What Is the Most Important Thing In Your Life?

If I ask you the question, “What is the most important thing in your life?” what would you answer? My goal is to get you to reevaluate everything from your role in your business to your personal relationships and everything in between.  While I started off with a quote from a book I had read,…

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Are You Rowing in the Same Direction?

There is a difference between a job description and what a person should be spending their time doing.  A job description is a tool used for hiring and training, so we know who to look for and what skill sets they have or need to acquire to fill their position.  But the real question is,…

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Get That Side Hustle

The advantage of 2020 over the rest of history is this: the internet.  You could go start a business tonight, for free, just on your phone. And, if it doesn’t work, you can change it next week. That doesn’t work either? Change it the week after. You can start a blog today. You could go…

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Setting Business Goals & Making Them Work

With the year approaching its end, you need to make sure you have a plan for next year’s business goals.  A good place to start is by evaluating this year’s goals.  Then, set a plan in place to help you reach next year’s goals. The trick to truly being able to look back at the end…

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The Balanced Life Myth

For years I felt like my life was out of balance. I couldn’t ever get it so that each area of my life got equal amounts of attention or as much attention as they needed. After years of frustration, I finally decided there is no such thing as balance, there is a better way to…

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Accepting Feedback

“Am I flexible enough to change my mind and accept feedback?” This was a question in my The Daily Stoic Journal that’s had me thinking.  It couldn’t have come at a more crucial time in our business.  We are in the middle of making considerable changes and needing to re-think where we are and where…

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3 Keys to Revenue Success

Tim Ferris wrote an interesting book called the Four-Hour Work Week.  The premise was, if you streamlined things enough, you could reduce your work week to four hours and still make the same – or more – money. While this is a great title for selling books, the reality is your chances of being successful in…

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Are You as Financially Successful as You Should Be?

Entrepreneurs open businesses for many reasons, but if they want to stay open, their primary reason for opening the doors should be financial success.  As a business owner, do you know if you are truly achieving this goal?  Sure, you may be making money, but do you know if you are truly successful financially? Most…

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Part of Everything You Make Is Yours to Keep

The most important lesson of all the lessons of wealth is the easiest to understand and the hardest to do.  You MUST pay yourself first. You MUST KEEP a portion of what you make and start to develop your wealth.  You MUST live within your means.  If you cannot do this, it doesn’t matter what…

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