Scarcity is lurking in your thoughts and actions, hindering and sometimes killing your good results. How can you uncover it? How can you root it out for good?
There are conflicting voices out there about value. They are in disagreement about how to create it and even what it is. With all this confusion, is value worth pursuing?
We’re going mining — and the only one who has to get dirty is me. And you’re the one who gets to take home the precious gems.
Be-Do-Have, Have-Do-Be…What’s the difference? And what’s missing? Or, here’s an even better question…What works?
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Posted in Intention
A few weeks ago I reminded you of some of our most popular articles. This week, I am going to point out some articles I was prevailed upon to write as guest author on some very popular sites.
What do you believe? Why do you believe it? What if you didn’t?
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Posted in Choose
It’s time for a spring cleaning analogy, a popularity contest, and some heavy lifting done for you.
If you like getting what you want, leadership, freedom, and more getting what you want, read on.
There are some places in business where a scenario is a zero-sum game. A zero-sum game is a situation in which one participant’s gains result only from another participant’s equivalent losses. The net change among the participants is zero; there can only be a shift from one to another.
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Posted in Ego
Dare we utter “monetizing” and “kindness” in the same breath? Not only do we dare, we must. The things people feel hit us right in the income statement. Here’s how to make it work.
Every one of us can harken back to some pivotal event in our past, likely in early childhood, that determined the trajectory of our life. From that moment, everything turned and faced a certain direction, a direction that we have looked in ever since.
It might have been something dramatic, it could have been tragic, or it could have been unnoticeable by all the other participants in the event even as it engraved our path.
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Posted in Choose
Are you tired of losing important things? Are you fed up with wasting time because of constantly losing unimportant stuff? It’s not just “the way you are”, you can easily learn to stop losing things.
You might think your primary indulgences are things like chocolate or junk food or craft beer. But none of these hold a candle to your most destructive and pervasive indulgences.
What does it take to make you happy — or unhappy? A lot? A little? Something specific? A whole lot of things specific? Find out the surpassing way.
Everybody needs what you are selling. So why aren’t they lined up out the door? Here’s why…
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Posted in Perspective
You have a solution and it is whiz bang. You know the one. You started your business to share it with the world. This solution of yours is valuable and it addresses a big, prevalent, important problem. The world will be a better place with this problem finally eradicated and you know exactly how to make it happen. Let’s call this your target problem and the people who have it your target audience.
How could a healthy educated white male dare to opine about disadvantages? Isn’t that against the rules? Maybe. But I’m doing it anyway. Read on for more.
When you want to be certain about something, what do you do? Do you look for a way to prove it? Proofs can be useful, just ask any geometry teacher. With a proof you now know that something is true.
But what about a future event?
Are feelings unbusinesslike? Or are they are required component of success? Do they help or hinder? Consider the impact of feelings in your business…
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Posted in Perspective
Sometimes the lights just don’t go on. So then what do you do? Look for someone or something to blame? Consider a better approach.
Here’s how to get along with Facebook and Google and the Apple Store and LinkedIn and Twitter and just about everybody else. Unless you are doing fine without them all already of course…
You know what you know. You know what you don’t know. But what about the stuff you don’t know you don’t know?
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Posted in Transformation
Finally, a Bill of Rights just for marketers…it’s not what you might expect.
I am a big fan of the direct statement. But there are times when something more direct than merely direct is required. How are you supposed to pull that off?
Do you look out into the world and see an ocean of people who need what you offer, develop, build or sell? So why are you having such a hard time getting them to buy? Here’s the reason.
Every man is a mystery — and that doesn’t begin to cover it for every woman. Everyone is a mystery even from themselves — unless they actively seek why they do what they do.