Who Are the Enemies and Allies to Your Progress?

In the life of any entrepreneur there are enemies and allies to your progress. The key to greatness is sorting out those enemies and allies so that you can spend more time and energy on the allies and ignore or avoid the enemies. Today I…

How to Get Past the Gatekeepers in Your Industry

You can see your ideal clients in the near distance. They’re all neatly bundled together in the same spot, hanging out together and sharing the same conversation. And you know that if you could just get in there and offer your services, you could make…

Myths and Facts About Pricing

The fact is, most small business owners approach pricing in completely the wrong way.  And to be honest, I don’t blame them. Pricing is one of those areas where business becomes both an art and a science, and it can take a lot of time…

SO THAT You Can DOMINATE Your Market

I’m going to give you some killer marketing advice today SO THAT you can dominate your market and get more loyal clients than you’ve ever had before. See what I did there? You will in a second. A few months back I learned the “so…

Believe in Your Inner Game

I’m a big believer in the “inner game.” The thoughts that occupy your mind and the people that you surround yourself with are responsible for 99% of your actions, emotions and outcome. The brutally honest truth is that many people blame outside circumstances for their…

How to Get the Right Education for Your Business

What do you think of when you hear the word “education”? Odds are, if you’re like most ambitious professionals, you immediately think “certifications.” Now don’t get me wrong: certifications are important, and in a moment I’ll talk more about how to choose the correct one.…

How to Become a REAL Leader

I want to teach you the one thing that everyone says is unteachable: leadership. You know me: I’m stubborn. I like to shake things up. I like to break down stereotypes. Well, one of the biggest, oldest, and most dangerous stereotypes out there is the…

5 Ways to Increase Your Creativity

If you have made it to this page, you are a creative professional. Does that sound weird? Are you used to thinking of “creative professionals” as designers, writers, architects, etc.? Well the truth is that you are just as creative as any of those guys……

1 Big Lesson on Greatness and a Gift from a Friend

Scott Dolloff, a friend of mine and creator of RainMaker Martial Arts Software, recently sent me an awesome gift: a replica of Alexander the Great’s helmet. Not only does it look incredibly cool sitting on my desk, this helmet reminds me of a great story……