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Retirement is Stupid

Retirement is such an ugly word. In fact, I think it’s a ridiculous concept. Just hear me out. If you work at a job long enough, you eventually get to stop working or are told you will stop working; you get a party, go home, and sit back and watch television for your remaining years.…

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Honor Your Past, Improve Your Future

Mark Twain once said, “I have never let schooling interfere with my education.” And I agree. Look, before anyone jumps on my back and beats me silly, thinking that I’m attacking the years and money they spent getting an education and an advanced education, I’m not. I am saying that while you spent many years…

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End-of-Year Planning: Preparing for Success

I’m a simple guy. Ok, before all the jokes start, allow me to clarify. After all the years I’ve spent traveling around the sun as a forever learner, entrepreneur, trainer, teacher, and Master Business Coach, I am convinced that we make success in life and business entirely too hard. It’s just not that hard, yet…

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End of Year Planning: The Success Equation

I hope that I’ve made my point (in previous blogs) that it is my total belief that we make everything more complex than it needs to be, particularly regarding success. There are disciplines we need to practice day-in-day-out that will provide a solid foundation for all else we do. End-of-year planning, in my experience, carries…

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The Importance of Staying Positive in a Very Negative World

In a world filled with constant news updates, social media rants, and daily stressors, it can be challenging to maintain a positive outlook. Negativity seems to surround us, and it’s easy to get caught up in the pessimistic mindset. However, amidst all the chaos, staying positive becomes more crucial than ever. This blog explores the…

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Productive Pain

I’ve realized that most entrepreneurial endeavors fail because the people behind them think the process will be easy. They believe their business or project will magically happen because they’re educated, well-funded, or exceptionally good at something. Success doesn’t work that way. Real, lasting success is spelled P-A-I-N. The process of being successful at anything is…

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Leadership in the Digital Age

The digital age has brought about significant changes in the way we live, work, and interact with each other. With the rise of technology, businesses and organizations have had to adapt to stay competitive and relevant. As a result, leadership in the digital age has become increasingly important. In this blog, we will explore what…

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If You’re Lazy You’re Going To Fail

Business requires a certain level of discipline and determination to succeed. However, some businesspeople often adopt a lazy attitude, thinking they can take shortcuts and succeed. Unfortunately, this approach rarely leads to success, and lazy businesspeople often fail. In this blog, we will explore why lazy businesspeople fail and what they can do to avoid…

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I Love A Good Crisis

After the last few years we’ve all been through, I can’t wait for another crisis. Bring it on. I hope I’m thrown right in the middle of another great big honkin’ crisis. Now, before you send in men with white coats to haul me away, please allow me to explain myself. History has proven that…

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A Good Education

It’s been a while since I went off on a good rant, so here goes. And it’s on a familiar subject. I have a new business coaching client who is failing in their business. We were talking about the issues involved with  his struggles when I had what the great Yogi Berra called “Deja vu…

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