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How to Say No with Confidence

Stop Being a ‘Yes Man’ People don’t like to say no. Saying no in business and in your personal life, however, is a necessary skill. As an employee, especially in customer facing roles, being a ‘yes man’, is often drilled into you. Not just in work, but at home, even with friends, and people in Read more about How to Say No with Confidence[…]

Marketing: If it Smells Good, It Sells Good

You Gotta Make ‘em Smell the Bacon Ever walked down the street past an amazing smelling BBQ smoker? It makes your mouth water. Within almost a moment, all you can think about is how great that food tastes. What about a scrumptious smelling bakery or donut shop, with delicious sweet-smelling pastries? Ever past a breakfast Read more about Marketing: If it Smells Good, It Sells Good[…]

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Why Social Media Likes, Shares, and Follows, Don’t Make Money

You tap on your smart phone screen to open Instagram or Facebook, for the 18th time today. Greeted once again with the familiar array of marketing efforts, organized in the all-to-familiar grid, or newsfeed format.   Each tile holds yet another vain hope that you, and as many others as possible, will ‘like’ this one, Read more about Why Social Media Likes, Shares, and Follows, Don’t Make Money[…]

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I Still Don’t Know What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

The Big Question In my first ever careers lesson in Secondary School, at the grand old age of 14, the teacher asked everyone on the room, what I wanted to be when I grow up (more specifically, when I left school), and why. He said there wasn’t any wrong answers, and truthfully, I didn’t know Read more about I Still Don’t Know What I Want to Be When I Grow Up[…]

How I Built a $300K Business from the Change on the Bedroom Floor

​How I Built a $300,000 Business from the Change on the Bedroom Floor

Ever wondered what the difference is between successful business people, and regular people? It’s the difference between making excuses, and having a business mindset. People and Their Excuses Over the years, I’ve heard so many people give me their own list of reasons (i.e. excuses) as to why they can’t start their own businesses. You’ve Read more about ​How I Built a $300,000 Business from the Change on the Bedroom Floor[…]

Think like a kid and succeed

Most adults I know have unrealistic expectations, expecting amazing results with minimal effort. These people walk through life complaining that they don’t have more than anyone else. They like to complain to everyone they know, yet do no more, to get anything more. If you’re the average of your five friends, there’s probably a good reason Read more about Think like a kid and succeed[…]

Business is a Complex yet Beautiful Thing

Business is a complex, yet beautiful thing. It’s like a force of nature. It’s exquisite complexities and abundant amount of power, never cease to fascinate and intrigue me. To me, each business is as complicated and beautiful as an infinite fractal pattern, or cloud formation. Unique in its qualities and patterns, and infinitely exquisite. Accidentally beautiful, Read more about Business is a Complex yet Beautiful Thing[…]

How Negativity can be Motivational

Over the years, I’ve read probably a thousand articles, books, and countless threads on social media, about how negativity needs to be avoided at all costs.  They often go as far as to say how it has no place in your life or in your business. Many online gurus and motivational speakers will try to Read more about How Negativity can be Motivational[…]