Predicting your own future…

Alan Kay, the REAL inventor of the mouse and the graphical user interface, famously said in 1971, “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” A few years ago, I rewrote this idea in my book, Be...

Independence Day

Everybody has their own definition of freedom. For many it means doing whatever you want whenever you want. For others it is more specific – it means independence from having to create current income –...

The Danger of Doing Nothing…

Last week I ran a business-building workshop for 14 consultants and coaches to help them grow their businesses to high-six and low-seven figures.. On the second day during a break, one of the attendees pulled...

Planning Your Exit Strategy

If you’re serious about your business, it’s never too soon to start thinking about your exit strategy. Why? Because some day, no matter what, no matter how much you love doing what you do…  You’re...

Radical Income Growth Strategy

Do you worry about how to make more money? How much more? What are you actually thinking about? How much would make you happy? Fulfilled… Satisfied even…   Have you ever considered what would...

Is Your Business At Risk

My guess is that you know someone with a story like this... Everything seemed rosy. Business was humming along, money being made, the future looking bright... And wham!   All of a sudden the whole...

Support Your Life…

  My father spent a large part of his life working to pay the bills. A lot of people do that. They live as if the whole purpose of their lives is to support their business. What if it was the other way...

Keys to Business Failure Part 2

Last week I was in NYC doing a strategy session with one of my coaching clients. We laid out the exact steps they’re going to follow for the coming year to break through to the next level – in other words...

Keys to Business Failure, Part 1

Why talk about failure and not  success? About a week ago marketing genius and worldly philosopher Perry Marshall and I spent almost ninety minutes talking about some of the keys to business failure.  I...