Entrepreneur Stories

One Accountable, Many Responsible

If there is one thing that is absolutely guaranteed when working with a team, if multiple people are made accountable to an outcome it is unlikely to happen. It is...

Weirdos Wanted!

Next time someone calls you weird, revel in it. It’s the weirdos who are different. It’s the weirdos who challenge the norm.  It is the weirdos who realize the foundation...

Don't Call Profit The Bottom Line

Let's say for a second that you have decided to exercise more. There's more than a tire around your waist, after all, you have tires everywhere. To fix your fitness,...

11 Leadership Styles To Avoid And How To Fix Them

Leadership is one of those things that every successful entrepreneur must have in order to succeed, but identifying what good leadership entails may not always be clear-cut for everyone. So...

The Downward Spiral – Bigger Plates = Bigger Cabinets

I was having coffee with Brittany Lanzone, Founder of kitchen design company Rae Design, when she shared a fascinating fact with me. The kitchen cabinet standard recently increased from the...

How to Get A Difficult Client To Schedule Meeting

I received this note, in the mail last year. It did its job - she got the meeting with me immediately. While I was always willing to meet with her,...

The Biggest Determinant Of Success

The biggest determinant of success is the level of commitment you have to being successful.

Great Business Lessons From 8 Military Leaders

The very first business book I ever read wasn’t written by Dale Carnegie or Donald Trump. It was Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. Odd choice? Not really, if you...

What Do You Want?

Of all the questions I ask, the one that gets the most lies in response is “What do you want?” I found that very few entrepreneurs really know. The most...

Good Criticism vs Bad Criticism

I finished a speech last month and hustled to the back of the room to autograph books.  It is my mini-rockstar moment and I love it thoroughly.  Until I get...

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