There will always be others that will take advantage of you if you let them. Learn the game and perfect the game.  Money and business is a game.  There are great players and not as great players.  And the players that are good can always see the other good players. So let others play you

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You’ve all probably seen or heard ads on TV, radio, or the internet. “Come to our free seminar (or workshop”  “Learn how to xxx” It’s especially popular with real estate. Avoid these.  Avoid them like the plague.  People always have an angle.  The angle can be different – but the core issue remains true. If

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Today seemed like a fitting day to talk about change. A new president is brought in today and the old one is shuffled out.  Many of us voted.  Some got what they wanted and some didn’t.  But regardless of any of that, this is happening today – whether we like it or not. Change comes

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People love to say to do what you love and money will follow.  Those people would be wrong. Lots of people love lots of things that they suck and and have no chance of making money with. What you need to do is start with what you’re good at – what you’re best at. If

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There is a lot of talk about sleep these days and how important it is. But there is also a lot of talk about how much we need and don’t need. Every person varies.  And, new science is saying that we need to treat sleep like eating.  Sleep when you’re tired.  Walk up when you’re

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Life loves to give us challenges.  These challenges come at us both in life as well as in business. Every hoop you must jump through to succeed in business in a hoop that someone else might not jump through.  That is opportunity.  Every barrier you must cross in life to succeed is a barrier that

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What is first thing people say to do when something crazy happens and you’re trying to explain it? Calm down. That is because our minds think better and make smarter choices when we are calm and rational.  A very common trait of successful entrepreneurs is staying calm under pressure. Take a deep breath.  Take a

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People love to make excuses and blame others.   They like to think that because of x that is why I am not succeeding at life. I have news for you.  The reason you’re not succeeding is you.  It is not others.  It is you. We have a decent amount of control over what we

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We are all busy, there is no way around that.  And time is a zero sum game – to free time for one thing you have to take time for something else. It can be hard to find time to start a business.  You might be thinking that it is too hard to find time

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This morning I did a Facebook Live Q & A about ecommerce.   Follow me on Facebook if you’re interested in being able to watch these when they happen. You can watch the replay below.

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