You Don’t Want to be THAT Guy: The Power of Creating Your Vision

“You don’t want to be that guy, Mike.” This is the opening sentence in the book, “The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field” by Mike Michalowicz. “What guy?” Mike asked. “That old guy with only one nut left…hanging out of his shorts. The guy who works like a … read more

The Power of the Master Mind

I recently returned from one of the most powerful and impactful retreats I have ever attended. (Breakthroughs on the Bayou Retreat 2018.) If you are wondering what made this retreat so special, I can tell you that it wasn’t the awesome keynotes (although they were quite awesome). For me it was the energy of the … read more

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Overcoming Business Obstacles

I recently had an experience that reminded me of the following: If you want to grow your business without losing your mind, you must have a clear and motivating vision of your ultimate business and life. There is more than one way to achieve your vision, so obstacles are merely detours, as long as they … read more

The Two Vital Keys to Success in Business

The secret to success Do you know what it takes to grow a successful business- one that makes it over the inevitable bumps in the road, through the first five critical years, and on to become a thriving, profitable business? Some of you might be thinking the answer to success in business is money. Others … read more

Running a Successful Small Business Doesn’t Have to be Hard

As much as we love being entrepreneurs, there are a lot of things about running and growing a small business that are hard. Getting clients, dealing with clients, hiring employees, getting your employees to perform to your expectations, finding time to do everything you want. All of those things are hard, right? What if running … read more

How to Eliminate Your Business Competition

Have you ever had a crisis of confidence? You know what I mean – the kind where you look at all of your competitors, and you secretly think, I’m good, but I’ll never be as good as they are, or I’ll never be able to develop the reputation that they have? Here’s the secret: the … read more

Don’t Let This Hold You Back From Achieving Your Goals

Sometimes we don’t achieve what we strive for in our businesses because we don’t have the knowledge, support or systems in place to accomplish it. But other times we know exactly what to do, and we have the means to get there, but we still don’t make it happen. The sad truth is that very … read more

How to Recover from a Costly Mistake

In hindsight, I don’t know how I missed it. Has that ever happened to you? A big problem was right in front of your face, but you didn’t see it? It’s embarrassing, even devastating, but that doesn’t mean you can’t recover from a costly mistake. In the hopes that others can learn from my failure, … read more