What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From A Soggy Bagel

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From A Soggy Bagel

I woke up into my usual morning routine. Rolled over to check my phone, played on Twitter a little, then got up to grab a bagel. The “pre-sliced” bagels are never cut all the way through, however. They tend to be cut only about half way, and today it seemed extra...

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Avoiding The Lock-in Effect With Your Own Business

Avoiding The Lock-in Effect With Your Own Business

Lock-in can be a powerful force when you're working with your business.. your baby. By lock-in I mean you're over invested in what you've already done to want to change. By the end of this post I want you to feel more free, and more motivated to actually make the...

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Setting Yourself Up For Success Tomorrow

Setting Yourself Up For Success Tomorrow

This one’s a little more on the productivity side of things than marketing. But you have to be productive to DO any marketing. I’ve often heard people talk about how important it is to work hard, work long hours, and to turn yourself into a non-stop machine to be...

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What I Learned Today 014: Networking your way to the top

What I Learned Today 014: Networking your way to the top

Who you know does matter. Who and what they know does matter. And this is why and how you should network better. Imagine yourself in a room with 20 strangers. Everyones laughing, eating little snacks on toothpicks, sipping on some bubbly sugary drink, and you managed...

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What I Learned Today 012: Learning vs. Distractions

When it comes to distractions our devices and computers are often the culprit. Turn them back into a tool for discovery and learning. It's hard not to get distracted from your work with all the dings, bleeps, blurps, and notifications of something begging for your...

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What I Learned Today 010: Emotion and Expectations

Why are you unhappy? Why are you happy? This is what psychologists have been trying to figure out for years, and it boils down to some basics. Emotions are based on expectations. If you are betrayed by a friend, you feel angry because you expect them to treat you with...

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What I Learned Today 008: How To Make Your Boss The Genius

So I sat down at the meeting, my eyes keen to watch and my ears open. A perspiring glass of cold water sat in my hand that sent shivers up my arm, or maybe that was the nerves because I also brought my own suggestions. It's hard to predict how the boss is going to...

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What I Learned Today 005: Relative Income

Today I was reading about the 'New Rich', which is basically the idea that time and freedom is worth just a much or more than actual money. It starts with looking at the difference between absolute and relative income. Absolute income would be taking a view that...

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What I Learned Today 001: Starting

Today I realized the importance of starting something instead of trying to perfect it in your head first. Ive heard this countless times, but haven't thought about how much I've resisted it. Every time I come up with an idea for starting a blog my head runs in circles...

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