Influence

Brand Affinity Industries Will Crush Startup Entrepreneurs

I want to talk about B2C (business to consumer) industries to avoid getting involved in as an entrepreneur – no matter how much you may love them. There are specific industries (many consumer products which are prone to ‘brand affinity‘) to avoid as an entrepreneur …

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Why Daily Reading Makes Entrepreneurs Wealthier and Healthier

Bless my mom. Growing up she promoted reading to my brother and me, but, unfortunately, I was the type of kid who rarely read. I dreaded reading as a child because I didn’t have much patience for anything other than sports. In fact, I could …

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How to Keep Your Head While Losing Your Shirt

There’s probably only one guarantee I can make for your entrepreneurial career: You will have ups and downs. How you deal with your ‘downs’ will determine your ultimate success. Most would-be entrepreneurs see their dreams dashed when they experience their first big failure or crisis. …

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Rising as An Entrepreneur Falling as a Dad

It was a blockbuster year – the first time I felt like I had made it as an entrepreneur. I felt successful, wealthy and believed (rightly so) great things, massive deals, are within reach. The bar had risen dramatically you could say. But it was …

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4 Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs

Are you spending your time wisely as an entrepreneur? Which projects we work on as entrepreneurs throughout the day are paramount to our bottom line. Any given day, as an entrepreneur, there are numerous, perhaps countless, tasks we could be tackling. The real magic comes …

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What I Learned About General George Patton May Surprise You

Not that it isn’t a fascinating subject, but many of us have over-read the brutality and dangers of World War II. We learn about it from a young age in school, and there are countless documentaries which cover the mass atrocities. So, before picking up …

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Criticize in Private and Praise in Public

When my wife and I were looking for a new home to build for our growing family, we went to the most reputable builders we could find, based on feedback from friends, awards, and reviews, as well as the advice from our realtor. Through that …

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Ramit Sethi Knows How to Produce Viral Content

It’s what every online marketer and entrepreneur want from a new piece of content. Seeing their article or video they spent hours, even days, perfecting go viral is rewarding and often a fruitful thing. You all know just how valuable it is when that happens …

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6 Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Preparing for your big speech or presentation is akin to prepping for the big game. It requires practice, situational awareness and studying your opponent (audience, in the case of public speaking). While there are courses which teach people how to improve their public speaking skills, I …

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