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...

Not Just Goal Setting

Two  primary challenges for many entrepreneurs, particularly people just getting started,  is staying focused on the things that matter and maintaining a high level of action on those things.  Setting goals...

How to Get Unstuck

So what do you think is the difference between unstoppable people and everyone else? When “normal people” stop there’s a pause.  And you can see it.  It’s a break in the action. Sometimes, they stay...

Do you need a job description?

The other day I got a question on the blog asking whether I thought a solopreneur should have a job description. My immediate answer is YES. But aren’t entrepreneurs, and especially entrepreneurs who work...

7 Beliefs You Shouldn’t Believe…

Suppose you knew exactly what to do to reach your goals, whatever they were. Maybe grow your profits 27%, maybe lose 36 pounds, maybe change your life... Whatever. You had a plan and you worked out the...

Focus By Doing Less

Supposedly Warren Buffet gave his pilot the advice I'm going to give you. Now I don't know whether Buffet really told this to the pilot, but if he didn't he should have. Either way, it's solid advice. The...

Breakthroughs don’t come from being reasonable…

Being unreasonable leads to breakthroughs in profits and everything else (DNA) Compare and contrast: incrementalism and breakthroughs. The Incremental Improvement Strategy is based on finding things in...

How to make mistakes

Don't make bad decisions because you didn't know any better This is serious… And it might come as a surprise, but from time to time, I’ve been known to make bad decisions… And weirdly, some of my...