Reincarnated on Groundhog Day

One of my favorite movies is “Groundhog Day” (dir. Harold Ramos). It stars Bill Murray as the weatherman who keeps waking up to the same Groundhog Day over, and over,…

Know Why Your Customers Are Buying

I walked into a Radio Shack the other day, and the clerk asked me if he could help me.  Considering I haven’t been in a Radio Shack in over a…

Start an Online Business in One Hour

So you’ve always wanted to have an online business that you can run from home in your pajamas. BUT… You don’t know any programming language You don’t have a huge…

Constructive Feedback vs. Destructive Feedback

Feedback is a tricky thing. First of all, a critique or criticism is not necessarily the same things as feedback. What separates criticism and feedback is the intent. The intention…

Simultaneous Discovery

History is littered with examples of what is known as simultaneous discovery, or simultaneous invention.  It’s a phenomenon in which multiple people, sometimes in the same era, and sometimes over…

Custom Gift-wrapping Paper

I was walking by a local paper making shop the other day, and I saw a sign for a workshop where you could learn to make your own paper.  For…

Free = Worthless

When I was a freelancer, I would often look on CraigsList for jobs.  I have to admit, when I first started out, I did some work for free, hoping that…

Volunteering Is Good For Business

According to the book, “Millionaire Mindset” (Thomas J. Stanley) – as well as other books about how millionaires think – most millionaires are very charitable, sit on the committee of…

Training for What?

Some people are in what I call constant training mode. They keep preparing for some phantom occupation or some magical circumstance to come into existence where they will be called…

The Age of Personal Accountability

Be accountable for… the credit card debts you’ve accumulated and haven’t paid off the mortgage for the oversized house you cannot afford gambling your money on the stock market when…

Avoiding Failure Does Not Lead To Success

A common theme among my clients is the fear of failure. They are so afraid of failing that they are unwilling to press the “go” button to get their lives…

Plan Your Vacations First

I was helping my client, Twyla, put together her training schedule for 2012. One of the things she complained about for the past few months is not being able to…


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