success

Why Money Can’t Be Your Barometer for Success

It’s funny how experience and age change context… Remember when we were 23, fresh out of college, feeling enlightened, and loaded with an opinion on just about everything? How silly we were. We didn’t know shit about the real world, but you’d better not have …

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What the Last 300 Days Have Taught Me…

I usually wait until the end of the year to publish something like this. But frankly, 2017 has been one hell of a schooling – all for good. It’s already been a record year from many business perspectives, and I’ve met and made deals with …

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A Life Changing Mindset for Entrepreneurs

Success leads to greater challenges and bigger expectations; but for all its positives, success can also increase pressure and stress. At times it certainly has for me. I clear one hill, and behind that lies a mountain I want to climb. That’s the way it …

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I’m a Dying Entrepreneur

2016 was a banner year for me as an entrepreneur/venture investor, and 2017 is looking to be as good, if not better. Naturally, with success comes a hectic schedule. I’ve been away from home five of the last eight weeks and can’t count how many …

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Take a Long RV Trip With Someone Before Going into Business Together

Business partners are gold. In fact, they’re better than gold… they’re critical to your success, and I don’t recommend going at this entrepreneur thing without a great one. A great business partner should fill the holes you can’t. If you’re the yin, they need to be …

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I’m Wasteful And So Are You

My family and I recently moved out of our first house. Packing up our ‘stuff’ as we prepared to move was an enlightening experience. It’s amazing how many things we accumulated over the years. From unopened multi-purpose screwdrivers, packages of Crest Whitestrips, an excessive amount …

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Jackie Robinson’s Lesson for Entrepreneurs

Of all athletes who played in any of the ‘four majors’ in North America (NHL, MLB, NBA, NFL), there may not be a more impressive character than Jackie Robinson – star of the Brooklyn Dodgers and first African-American to play in the majors. He had …

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The Brian Bosworth Factor

Brian Bosworth grew up in Oklahoma and Texas. Quiet but mischievous as a young boy, no different than most, he aspired to play college football for the Oklahoma Sooners. Clearly a standout athlete in high school, yet self-doubting, Bosworth was recruited by legendary coach Barry …

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