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You Should Probably Do More Boring Work
If you’ve known me for any time at all, you know that I love renovating old houses. I love the[...]
What If The Wicked Witch Wore A Leather Jacket?
A few weeks ago I attended an exhibition at The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts. On display were costumes from[...]
One Simple Question
Sometimes you go to conferences and think, "Eh, that was ok. I got a few good ideas that I can[...]
Ketchup Day
I was chatting with a friend the other day about productivity, while my friend’s 11-year old played in the background.[...]
The same guy doesn’t win the Superbowl and World Series
Have you ever noticed that there is not one single athlete in the history of sports who has been part[...]
The Power of “Or”
As a child, I loved the School House Rock shows on Saturday morning TV. “I’m Just a Bill”, “Lolly, Lolly,[...]
Why Superman Never Swims
Have you noticed that you never see Superman fighting crime in the water? Okay, there isn’t as much crime in[...]
3 Quick Tips For Accomplishing Your Resolutions This Year
It’s that time of year when many people are falling off the New Year's resolutions wagon. Some folks say setting resolutions[...]
Six Business Lessons From An 11-year Old Boy
UPDATE: I originally wrote this post last year when we were scheduled for a monster (for Virginia) snow storm. This[...]
How Can A 520-Year Old Math Trick Increase Your Income This Year?
If you have done any investing in the past, you might have heard of the Rule of 72. The rule[...]
Why Tom Is Going Out Of Business
It happens the same way every time we talk. My friend, Tom, calls me up every so often to ask[...]
The Blind Spot In Your Business
When Ron walked into my office, I could tell he was nervous. When we set the appointment to create his[...]
What Driving In A Foreign Country Can Teach You About Business
Thursday morning I hopped into a friend’s car at 5:30am Central European Time for the one-hour drive from Bocholt to[...]
The Purpose of Money
Do you ever stop to wonder why you work so hard? When I ask clients why they work, they all[...]
The Only Business Skill You Need To Succeed
I’ll be the first one to admit that running a business can be overwhelming, time-consuming and stress-inducing. But it doesn’t[...]
In Defense Of Vacations and General Wandering Around
Did you know that almost all innovations, bright ideas, new discoveries and breakthroughs occur outside the office or laboratory? It's[...]
Is Your Car More Valuable Than You Are?
As I was sitting at the auto service center yesterday I was reflecting on how much money we put into[...]
The Curse of Competence
I met an amazing woman a few months ago. Her name is Susan and she is not only smart and[...]
Getting Unstuck
I've just spent the last week in Atlanta at the National Speakers Association Winter UNConference. Much of the time at[...]
Can YouTube Make You More Successful?
If you aren’t a regular YouTuber you might be missing out on a great motivational and inspirational tool that can[...]

Laura Posey

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Laura's driving mission is to show entrepreneurs how to double their profit while taking more time out of the business so they can change the world.