Why I Actively Listen to Podcasts (And Maybe You Should Too)

While radio shows have been around for ages, there is something more personal about a podcast. Podcasts, when produced effectively, have a timeless quality to them. They can be listened to repeatedly, allowing the listener to obtain new information each time. Some of my favorite podcasts are professionally produced, audio-documentary style stories. They have multiple layers of sound, mixing in narrative and music, which adds depth to their stories.

GoodReads: A Hidden Social Network

Reading books is somewhat of a family affair. While growing up, I often preferred to draw, write, or build with Lego over reading. However, when I found a particular book or author that I enjoyed, I read everything of their’s I could get my hands on. As I grew up, I began to research and finds books on topics that interested me. And that varied quite a bit. Everything from mystery novels to action-packed adventure types of books to personal finance, business development, sales, marketing, psychology of why people buy things, to books on quantum physics and other scientific subjects.

Destroying Debt in Three Easy Steps

Debt. Lot’s of people have it. Not many know how to get rid of it. Debt is a fantastic tool, if used correctly. Debt can also spiral out of control – and fast!, if not careful. 1. Put together a spreadsheet listing the following across the top: Month 20xx Type of Credit Line | Name… Read more »

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Unaware to Aware

Have you ever noticed how before someone introduces you to a particular product, word, service that you hadn’t heard of before, you then start to notice it popping up more and more? For example, if you were unaware that Porsche made an SUV, but after a friend showed you theirs, you then begin to see… Read more »

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Small Business Doesn’t Have to Equal Small Profits

The title of this post get some people riled up. That is not the point of this article. This article is meant to inspire and to allow you, the entrepreneur, to see that you can have a profitable, successful company and still remain small. Small does not equal weak. Small does not equal not smart…. Read more »

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Are You Selling Yourself or Your Company?

All business, big or small, boils down to one component: sales. The question, and title of this post, is are you selling yourself or your company in your sales calls and presentations? Sure, it is important to sell yourself personally, your distinct brand. However, if you are not a sole proprietor, or you do not… Read more »

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Vantage Point…What’s Yours?

Within any given organizational structure there are a variety of vantage points and perspectives that people have of the same processes, systems, and overall execution strategy to achieve the mission of the project at hand, or that of the company as a whole. As the entrepreneur, the question becomes, what is your vantage point? And are you able to clearly communicate that to your team members to allow them to be successful in meeting the mission laid out before them?

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On the Road Again

Road Warrior. World Traveler. Adventurer. Explorer. There is something quite exhilarating about the road. The people you encounter, the friends you make, the culture you experience. From a croc tour down under to snorkeling off the coast of a tiny country island, I’ve seen and experienced a lot. And I want more. It is an addicting… Read more »

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Metrics, Metrics, Metrics + Scope of Work

In anything that you do, the more you measure and track your results, the better you can become. Data collection sounds dull and the opposite of creative, however, once that data is collected, think about all the creative ways you can display and analyze it. As you begin to see patterns, you can then adjust… Read more »

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Benefits of Six Sigma Across All Business Operations

Six Sigma is a set of tools and techniques/strategies for process improvement originally developed by Motorola in 1985. The objective of Six Sigma is to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. Each Six Sigma project carried out within… Read more »

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    Why I Actively Listen to Podcasts (And Maybe You Should Too)

    While radio shows have been around for ages, there is something more personal about a podcast. Podcasts, when produced effectively, have a timeless quality to them. They can be listened to repeatedly, allowing the listener to obtain new information each time. Some of my favorite podcasts are professionally produced, audio-documentary style stories. They have multiple layers of sound, mixing in narrative and music, which adds depth to their stories.

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    GoodReads: A Hidden Social Network

    Reading books is somewhat of a family affair. While growing up, I often preferred to draw, write, or build with Lego over reading. However, when I found a particular book or author that I enjoyed, I read everything of their’s I could get my hands on. As I grew up, I began to research and finds books on topics that interested me. And that varied quite a bit. Everything from mystery novels to action-packed adventure types of books to personal finance, business development, sales, marketing, psychology of why people buy things, to books on quantum physics and other scientific subjects.

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    Destroying Debt in Three Easy Steps

    Debt. Lot’s of people have it. Not many know how to get rid of it. Debt is a fantastic tool, if used correctly. Debt can also spiral out of control – and fast!, if not careful. 1. Put together a spreadsheet listing the following across the top: Month 20xx Type of Credit Line | Name… Read more »

    Read More
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  • Unaware to Aware

    Have you ever noticed how before someone introduces you to a particular product, word, service that you hadn’t heard of before, you then start to notice it popping up more and more? For example, if you were unaware that Porsche made an SUV, but after a friend showed you theirs, you then begin to see… Read more »

    Read More
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  • Small Business Doesn’t Have to Equal Small Profits

    The title of this post get some people riled up. That is not the point of this article. This article is meant to inspire and to allow you, the entrepreneur, to see that you can have a profitable, successful company and still remain small. Small does not equal weak. Small does not equal not smart…. Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on 15 August 2013 by
  • Are You Selling Yourself or Your Company?

    All business, big or small, boils down to one component: sales. The question, and title of this post, is are you selling yourself or your company in your sales calls and presentations? Sure, it is important to sell yourself personally, your distinct brand. However, if you are not a sole proprietor, or you do not… Read more »

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  • Vantage Point…What’s Yours?

    Within any given organizational structure there are a variety of vantage points and perspectives that people have of the same processes, systems, and overall execution strategy to achieve the mission of the project at hand, or that of the company as a whole. As the entrepreneur, the question becomes, what is your vantage point? And are you able to clearly communicate that to your team members to allow them to be successful in meeting the mission laid out before them?

    Read More
    Posted on 8 August 2013 by
  • On the Road Again

    Road Warrior. World Traveler. Adventurer. Explorer. There is something quite exhilarating about the road. The people you encounter, the friends you make, the culture you experience. From a croc tour down under to snorkeling off the coast of a tiny country island, I’ve seen and experienced a lot. And I want more. It is an addicting… Read more »

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  • Metrics, Metrics, Metrics + Scope of Work

    In anything that you do, the more you measure and track your results, the better you can become. Data collection sounds dull and the opposite of creative, however, once that data is collected, think about all the creative ways you can display and analyze it. As you begin to see patterns, you can then adjust… Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on 5 August 2013 by
  • Benefits of Six Sigma Across All Business Operations

    Six Sigma is a set of tools and techniques/strategies for process improvement originally developed by Motorola in 1985. The objective of Six Sigma is to improve the quality of process outputs by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in manufacturing and business processes. Each Six Sigma project carried out within… Read more »

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