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Sleep? Who Needs Sleep? I've Got A Business To Run, Thank You Very Much! My life can get pretty crazy. Crazy as in crazy, freakin' BUSY — juggling projects, business trips, speaking engagements and more at the same time as keeping the mechanics of my business in...

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Sleep? Who Needs Sleep? I've Got A Business To Run, Thank You Very Much! My life can get pretty crazy. Crazy as in crazy, freakin' BUSY — juggling projects, business trips, speaking engagements and more at the same time as keeping the mechanics of my business in...
The Best Part Of Failing Is Trying Again! I doubt I know a single successful person who hasn't experienced their share of failures. Some "lucky" people rack up more fails on their resume than others. Entrepreneurs, small business owners, startup addicts... you know...
Are You Cut Out For Business Ownership? Every year, people start new businesses, while others must close their doors. Recently, I saw some stats about small businesses in the U.S. that were pretty sobering: 20% fail in their first year; 30% in their second; 50% fail...
Been There, Done That! Advice From A Seasoned Pro On Starting Your Own Business! Life is full of firsts: first time driving, first apartment, first love, first job, first paycheck (woo hoo!). The harder or scarier the thing, the more memorable it is, like running a...

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Focus On Satisfying Customers And They'll Return, Again & Again! A happy customer is a repeat customer. How many times have you heard that one? More than you can count, I bet, because it's oh-so true. If you're like me, you have tons of examples of becoming a...
New Year, New Goals, New You! Alright people, like it or not, winter vacay is officially over! School's back, traffic's back, Mondays are back. Welcome to 2019! But wait... before you get too far into planning how you could sneak out early for the afternoon, or hop a...
Bigger Isn't Always Better! Small Business Is A Good Niche To Be In! I've dedicated a number of blogs over the last several months to praising uber successful business people and the empires they've built: Paul Allen, Richard Branson, Joanna Gaines, Jeff Bezos, just...
Reflections On The Legacy Of A Business Legend. As 2018 winds down, I was thinking about people who've made a difference this year, whether in my life, in the world, in art, entertainment, in business, and so on. Some of them have passed away, so then it became like...
Lost Your Motivation? Maybe I Can Help You Find It! (And if I can’t, no one can!) It happens. We all run out of steam once in a while. After a long day – or in the middle of a long day – you might feel the couch calling to you, your favorite blanket and Netflix...
I'm A Big Fan Of Goals That Are Achievable! You Should Be Too! The new year is around the corner! (Just saying that in case December slipped by with you under a rock not noticing all the Christmas decorations that've been everywhere since before pumpkin season.) So...
Do You Have An Identity Crisis? Let's Fix That! One of the challenges small business owners face is getting customers to notice them. If yours is a retail business, you're vying for people's attention as they drive by or hurry on their way to someplace else. Factor in...
Do You Build Growth & Change Into Your Business Plan? You Should! Progress happens! It's a fact of life, a fact of business. It's what happens in the world, what keeps things moving forward. Onward and upward, as they say. (Not sure who "they" are, but I'm...
Let's Talk Legends: Visionaries Who've Made It Bigger Than Big! I've been on a "people I admire" kick lately in this blog. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Richard Branson, just to make us all feel like total slackers and envious that no matter what we do, we Yanks...
Wait... Don't Wipe Your Mouth On That Napkin! It Could Be Valuable! Successful business ideas can come to you at any moment, not just when you're conveniently situated in your office conference room. Don't you love it when you're sitting in a diner and you have a...
The Man, The Myth, The Legend! The Legendary Sir Richard Branson! I came across some Richard Branson quotes recently that I absolutely love. Love, love what this man has to say! And yes, I'm sharing them with you this week so you can love them too. That put me into...
Developing Skills So You Can Take Charge Of Your Future!  Ever look at someone and wonder how they do it all? No silly, I don't mean me! My life isn't that big of a mystery anyway. You might wonder what on earth I'm doing sometimes, but that's a topic for another...
All That Stuff You Learned In Yoga? Bring It With You To Work! Has this ever happened to you? You go to the gym, or whatever thing starts your day off right and clears your head: walking the dog, meditating, breakfast with your SO, yoga. Woo hoo! Next you have coffee....
It's the 4th Quarter – Time To Revisit Your Goals & Business Plan! OK, don't freak out... but the end is near, sort of. I'm talking about the fourth quarter! The final opportunity to meet your annual goals. Last chance to get things on the books for 2018. No...
Growing Your Business The Way You Want Is Like ABC, Easy As 1-2-3! The internet is brimming with advice on how to improve your company, build a business, be the best entrepreneur EVER! Everywhere you click, you'll find articles, blogs, videos, you name it, from...
Sleep Is Overrated. And Other Things I've Figured Out Since Starting My Business! Is sleep really overrated? I guess my answer to that depends on how tired I am! But if there's one thing I've realized about how many zzz's I need, it's that I can get by with a lot less...
Best Thing I Ever Did Was Start My Own Business! Becoming an entrepreneur is pretty much the best thing I ever did! (No offense, kids! You're great too.) I mean the best thing I ever did professionally. Not sure why I'm worried about offending my kids. It's not like...
What's In A Word? Persevere Vs. Severe! This week, I'm sharing some quotes that are centered around the ideas of hard work and not giving up, which are frequent and favorite themes of small business owners, I've noticed. That led me to pondering the heavy-sounding,...
Whoops I Did It Again! To Err Is Human, So Let's Learn From All Those Errors! No one's perfect. We all do stupid stuff and make dumb mistakes. Ever forget to pay a bill? That time you ran out of gas? Forgot someone's name? Mortifying! Sometimes, there are mistakes...