‘Eventually’ is the enemy

fast-cheetahHow many times do you say that you’re “eventually” going to do something? “Eventually, I’m going to add a service where I …” or “Eventually, …

Stop waiting to be discovered and market already!

market-yourself-like-this-guyWant to know what’s wrong with your marketing strategy? I’ll tell you. You’re waiting for customers to discover you. Big problem.

OK, so perhaps you’re …

Lessons from journalism – gaining access to people and resources isn’t as difficult as you think

cleveland-reporterAre you looking for a quick way to get an endorsement, find an investor or learn new information or some valuable insider market research? In …

Charitable donations can further YOUR cause

charityMy hometown is all about high school sports. The entire community rallies around the local teams, so business is booming for the screen printing T-shirt …

Five travel spots guaranteed to inspired

I hate being in a rut. When I’m overworked and deadlines are staring me down, it can block my creativity. Sometimes I’ll find myself just …

Party marketing (take your business card and your smile — and avoid the keg stand contest)

drunk-at-office-partyYou’ve been invited to the party of the year, the one where all the big players will be, and you want to impress but fear …

Proving everyone wrong takes hard work

Everyone has dreams. Most never realize them; not because they’re impossible but because they’re unwilling to put in the work. The wildest dreams do not …

The best thing you can do for your kids

To listen to some of the “old-timers,” we’ve got it pretty easy these days. You’ve probably heard them all: “Back in my day we used …

Worst business blunders in history (and what you can learn from them)

segwayYou know what’s great about others’ misfortune? We can learn from it. Dozens, if not hundreds or thousands, of blog posts touch on this topic. …