6 Tips on Maintaining a Healthy Brain

Because of the business I am in, you can imagine that I place a high value on maintaining a healthy brain and mind (yes, two separate things). Sometimes how we…

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…

Do You Buy Gifts for Your Pet(s) for Christmas?

Do You Buy Gifts for Your Pet(s) for Christmas?

The online pet supplies company wanted to purchase an email marketing list for the purpose of emailing a coupon promo code for their first online purchase. During this time, the idea of email marketing and shopping online was still new.

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…

The Myth of Multitasking

Can you honestly say you can text and drive well, or do you find yourself swerving off to the curb once and a while? How comfortable would you be if…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Apple’s Business Unit Strategy

Admiring Apple for only its well-designed products and clever commercials is only scratching the surface. Apple is actually a great case study on brilliant business modeling. Apple treats every product…


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