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Losing Your Edge? Change the Scenery

For the first time before leaving for a work trip, I was anxious, and reluctant to go. I’m typically pumped when traveling for work. It often presents the opportunity to help in the building process of a project, close a deal, meet other entrepreneurs, get …

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Invest in the Efficiency-Obsessed Entrepreneur

The market is shifting from aggressive growth-focused companies (scale before profit) to ones who actually generate profit… right from the commencement of commercialization.  The renewed focus on the bottom line, I think, was brought about by WeWork’s failed IPO. Or perhaps that was the straw …

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The Buyer Shouldn’t Address The Elephant in the Room – That’s Your Job

A friend of mine and fellow entrepreneur is a ‘sensei of the sales process.’ The guy is a natural closer. He does it in such a casual yet skillful manner that when describing how he closes tough deals, you get the urge to pull out …

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Pull Out the Fine China for a Barbecue

Be in the present. It’s an overused phrase because it’s a recurring problem in most of our lives. We are distracted by our busy brains, overscheduled schedules, emails, and smartphones. Everyone knows living in the present is the ideal for optimal happiness, appreciation, and results, …

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Entrepreneurs Should Do Business Like Tom Brady Does Football

He lacks the muscular physique of his peers in the National Football League. The guy doesn’t have much speed, and his arm strength for a quarterback is mediocre. Despite all that, he’s indisputably the most successful quarterback in the history of professional football. I’m talking …

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Brilliant Inventors Need a Crazy F*%#er to Turn Their Ideas Into Startups 

I caught up with an old friend, and fellow entrepreneur, this past week. It had been a few years since we spoke at length, and the last time we chatted, he briefly mentioned how he was starting his own renovations company. Before talking, a mutual …

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Time, Treasure and Talent Are Yours to Hone

An entrepreneur has three distinct tools to positively impact their business, community, industry and possibly even the world. If you’re not utilizing all three entrepreneurial tools, simply put, you’re never going to reach your full potential as an entrepreneur. Let me explain… Three Tools Every …

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