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We can call for the pope to resign, bishops to resign, etc., but the atrocities that the Roman ….
Social Media is an effective way of spreading information. It allows us to reach a lot of people quickly….
Some entrepreneurs have invented something they believe will keep 560 straws per person ….
Worry, anxiety, suffering. Over and over and over. How do I make it go away? How do I ….
You know what I’m talking about. That voice in your head. That voice that says ….
Every day, you get up, go out into the world and do what you do. But who’s doing it? Who is going ….
We all struggle and we all agree that when we’re struggling, we usually either learn something or ….
The refrain of, “I’ll do all this crap I don’t want to do for most of my life, so that hopefully …
Maybe you’ve made a bit of progress toward your goals, but want to make more. Sometimes it’s frustrating when you’ve had a bit ….
It will take a while, but when you relax and get really OK with the reality that this is your path and nobody else’s, life gets easier, happier and more fulfilling….
It’s easy to be at peace when everything is going great. When we have the money, people, time, and everything we want in life is….
The most important thing I’ve had to figure out (and will always continue to work on) is how to interact with the world around me in a way that …..
We all do it. Life isn’t how we want it to be, so our answer is to escape. Whether it’s TV, alcohol, drugs, food, sex, vacation or whatever, when we….
Think of everything you do as an experiment. When scientists do experiments, like mixing two chemicals to see what ….
I don’t think anything in life matters more than the relationships we have with other people. Whether it’s …..
Sometimes the hardest thing about achieving any goal in life is simply getting started. Just taking the …..
Everyone wants to be successful, but many people struggle to reach their goals. We tend to look in the wrong….
When you’re working towards a life of fulfillment, you’re going to hit roadblocks. Sometimes things won’t go the way you…
Often, when you are trying to accomplish something, you get the feeling of being stuck. It’s like you can’t figure out what to do next….
There’s two types of intelligence. First there’s the facts and figures, pros and cons and all the logical stuff that we usually focus on….
There’s always that “next step” — you know, that next thing you know you need to do to take your life …..
I’m going to sound like Mr. Rogers for a minute, but there really is nobody in the whole world like you. You are a unique person and ….
If you believe your life can be better than it is today; that you can be a better person who accomplishes …..
It’s a new year and everything just seems “fresh”. The new year is an exciting time and ….
It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to do. If you are working toward a big goal, you’ll have times when you feel like just giving up.
You have decided that becoming an entrepreneur is the life for you. But there’s only one ….
The folks who accomplish big things — the type of things you might aspire to accomplish, are just like you. They are human ……
Meditation has plenty of benefits that folks from all walks of life are finally seeing. It’s no longer viewed as woo-woo stuff ….
Most of what actually prevents you from being successful is the things you are thinking about — your B.S……
To live your best life, achieve your goals and, frankly just survive in the world, you have to do a lot of things that you don’t feel like doing……
Quitting is no good, so let’s talk about how to deal with those things that inevitably will go wrong without getting frustrated or angry.
Everybody has that friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with….
Everybody’s been there. You’re standing around the water cooler talking with your coworkers, talking with friends over……
I’ve studied a lot about human behavior. It started with a self-help addiction when I was miserable and ….
I don’t believe that any of us are “meant” or “destined” to be or do anything. Each of us ….
We need to know — know why we get up in the morning, why the sky is blue, why we’re here ….
How do you live an exciting life without regrets? You decide what you want and then go get it….
Too often, we believe that business has to be boring, stuffy and confined to the daytime, so we can spend ….
After serving the military and dipping his toe into a few different professions, John Lee Dumas couldn’t figure out what career ……
Recent events have created a lot of conversation about racism. We’ve taken to social media to fiercely ….
I asked former Shark Tank contestants to share their biggest lessons, they generously agreed and candidly shared these 15 valuable business lessons learned from bravely putting their businesses in front of “the sharks.”
Whether your passion is decorating cakes, making pottery or home decorating, Debbie offers these 10 tips…..
You probably have plenty of reasons why you don’t get things done. Many of them are outside of your control. But instead of …..
Studies show that two-thirds of Americans are unhappy. That’s ridiculous. Whether you want to get out of a bad relationship, move across the country, start a business, dye your hair green or ……
Everyone says they want more money. But you’ll never get more money if you keep believing the lies you’ve been told about it. Let’s ……
If you want to live a passionate life of freedom, quit your job and start your own business. Escaping the limitations of 9–5 is the only way to……
Wealthy people manage their money differently than everyone else. They make different decisions and have an entirely different way of …..
Do you want to become rich? The first step is to know how the wealthy think about money differently than you do….
You’re back at your office or business on another Monday. Your team wishes it was still Saturday. They’re staring down ……
If you want to be a successful entrepreneur (or successful at anything) you have to know how to get stuff done. These 21 ……
Millennials have a new view of the world and it is causing us to expand how we look at entrepreneurship. The traditional definition centers …..
When we were kids, one of the first lessons we learned was to share. In a world where business is under increased pressure to…..
We’ve heard it all before: millennials are lazy, entitled, impatient and constantly glued to social media. Some of….
Becoming an entrepreneur is a lot of work. Just like being a mom. So why would any sane person do both and become a mompreneur? Don’t worry, you don’t have to be….
Everyone wants to be successful, but too often we forget to think about what that actually means. So we turn to money as the definition of ….
This fundamental change of the underlying issues is what will lead to lasting. The real challenge….
We can look to politicians or the judicial system for change, but in a representative democracy, the government doesn’t change until the people…..
Five convicted felons I met served their time and are not now out of prison. After being released, they ended up in very different life situations…..
As the world has become more complex, the logistics of exchanging value have become more complicated. But ordinary people ….
Here’s the best part: When you detach happiness from achievement, these five things that happen are the key ingredients to …….
So you are trying to figure out what business to start and you’re stuck. You’ve been hearing that if you want to become a successful….
Entrepreneurship is the only true path to freedom. But ask kids, we’re taught that working a job is the only way to make money. Working a job is ….
Too many people settle for less than they deserve in life because they believe that successful entrepreneurs have ….
Layering accumulated knowledge and experiences from generation to generation is how we evolve. It’s how we improve the experience of being human. Let’s ……
Too many people settle for less than they deserve in life. This has lead to a majority of people reporting they are not …..
No matter how you define success, it requires hard work, disappointment, rejection and lots of ……
Dr. Angelou devoted her life to telling the world what she believed. The best way to honor her is to follow her example. If she influenced you………
Everyone needs money. We need it to buy food, clothing, shelter, transportation, get medical care and everything else we need to….
Media is changing in a huge way. Just like with book publishing over the past decade, the barriers to entry in broadcasting are….
o become a successful entrepreneur, there are only two simple things you must do. Once you’ve done these two things, the rest is easy.
Rush wasn’t thinking, “What if?” He just saw what he wanted and went for it. Rush can teach us adult humans a few lessons about getting what we want.
Janak and Nalisha Patel made some big changes in their life, and fortunately, they had their bucket list to guide them. They’ve been ….
There is a very dangerous drug on the streets that nobody is talking about. It’s called blameoin (pronounced: blame-o-win)………
We humans are an ambitious bunch of people. We want to accomplish all sorts of things in our short time on earth. We want to write books…..
Technology wasn’t invented for technology’s sake. It was invented to make your life easier. It’s supposed to help you spend more time living your life and less time sustaining it. Use it that way.
You can’t ever get more time. Spend it wisely. As you do everything you do today, ask yourself why you are doing it.
When opportunity comes along, ask yourself if it will allow you to spend more or less time …
Money is nothing more than a representation of value. In a previous post, we talked about ….
Entrepreneurship is simply identifying what value you have that other people want and delivering that value to them in exchange for …
If you asked many people if they can have whatever they want, most would say, “Of course not. There are a lot of things I want that I can’t have.”
Many will say that real estate is the best investment. I disagree. Let’s start with supply and demand. The price ….
Everyone wants to be happy. But few people actually take the action required to actually be happy. It’s because…..
Because humans beings really, really like instant gratification, when you hear these claims, you are so excited you might even ….
The world is a big wonderful place full of exciting, beautiful and wonderful things. But, without the freedom to explore it, what’s the point?
Every day, people complain about “work”. They say things like, “I don’t want to do that; it would be too much like work.”
Wow. It has been one full year since I left the perceived security of my corporate job…..
Lifestyle means doing it YOUR WAY. It means doing life the way YOU want, not the way your parents, teachers, friends, family, celebrities, politicians or…..
How much time do you spend each week doing something you don’t like? 80% of Americans hate their job….
That means taking 100% responsibility for EVERYTHING. Even if someone “wrongs” me, it was my fault for not setting better expectations, not creating….
As we continue to discuss how to effectively build relationships with Clients and Prospects (and really everyone ….
I thought I’d write a series of blog posts about the topic of building relationships, and I’m going to start with how to TALK TO people in a way ….
Building an Expert Lifestyle Business successfully hinges on one major thing: Getting Known for Your Knowledge.
Call it a niche, call it a crew, call it a tribe, a herd, an avatar or an ideal client. …
I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review an advance copy of Guy Kawasaki’s brand new book, “APE, How to Publish a Book”, which….
I wondered a lot this year about that feeling … you know that kind of little feeling that you get when you ….
As I write this, it seems elementary, but let’s face it, we all struggle with this. It’s a tough balancing act.
2012 was a year of absolute craziness for me. My business changed DRASTICALLY. My life changed drastically! All for the better.
I am standing right at the free-throw line (or whatever they call that horizontal line that is right in front of …..
Neither really serves any purpose except to make us feel good when we’re not getting what we really want….
There is a huge misconception out how you start up a business. I’m going to unveil it right now. The misconception is ….