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THE NUMBER ONE, SECRETLY ENCODED, AND GUARANTEED RETURN INVESTMENT TIP FOR 2014!


Sorry about the title. I grow weary from all the similar emails I get and ads I hear that sound about as absurd. I do have a great guaranteed return tip that is based on 50 years of observation and a couple of years of actual application. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Deja Vu


Have you ever learned something, forgotten the lesson, then rediscovered it after you paid to discover it years later? I did this fall when I took on teaching a bunch of high schoolers how to start their own business. Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial Accountability


The key, of course, to making this work was my willingness to actually do what they suggested. Continue reading

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#Flip Thinking about Employees and Customers


In teaching a course on entrepreneurship and creating a business plan, some “flip thinking” happened. In the discussion of ,”Who is your customer?”, the class hijacked the process and turned it on their employee base.

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July Fourth – Entrepreneur’s Day


Our country was founded by entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs take risks in order to have the opportunity to prosper from such activities. They accept the reality that failing is vastly preferrable to not trying. That spirit has lead this nation on a path that every other nation in world envies Continue reading

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A marathoner looks at going with the cashflow


Business and running go hand in hand to me. Continue reading

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Teaching the Teacher


How do you know if you’re an effective teacher? Tonight provided an opportunity worth sharing. Continue reading

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Optimistic Blind Spots


Optimism is a wonderful trait for entrepreneurs. It’s the high road at the problem forks in your life. Its the fuel necessary to go the extra mile. It’s in the DNA of successful, happy people. For all its wonderful attributes, … Continue reading

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A Balanced Life and Steve Jobs


What stuck me the most about Jobs was found on pages 567-571, the last 5 pages….Yet no where in there, facing death, did he spend a second reflecting on his family and relationships. The closest he came was seeing his six year-old and “imagining” what is was like for the employee he fired that day to face his six year-old. Pitiful and sad.
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Size Matters


I learned a valuable lesson today that reinforced Seth Godin’s premise that mass and size matters. Continue reading

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