Category Archives for Inspiration

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 the ocean as in Metropolis, but even when there are villains lurking in the seas, Superman

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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 past week weather predictions were for about 8″ of snow for Saturday. Imagine my

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The #1 Habit Of The World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs

This past week I attended an amazing conference in San Diego. At the event I got hear some amazing speakers and see some incredible presentations. Gary Vaynerchuck of Crush It fame shared his secrets for

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Two Kinds Of Income

Every day you get up and go to work. And, if you are like most people, you work really hard. And, in return, you get paid. But are you just getting a paycheck? Did you know there is another kind of income

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Why I Punched A Lizard In The Face This Morning

It all started with ankle surgery. For the past two years, I haven’t been able to run because of pain in my ankle. Finally, this February, after exhausting all other treatments, I succumbed to having

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How The Spiciness of Pepper Can Transform Your Life

On a warm spring day in the year 1665, a young curtain maker in the town of Delft was puzzling over a problem. He was trying to figure out what made pepper taste spicy. His assumption was that the pepper

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The Totally Weird, Completely Unexpected Way To Greater Success

If you’re like most business people, you are working hard to be successful. Each day you get up full of energy and excitement, ready to take on your to do list. Your list is likely full of things you

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Why Trying To Sell The Right Way Is Costing You Thousands

I work with thousands of business owners and salespeople each year, helping them earn more money while freeing up their time to enjoy life. After more than 15 years of this work, I sometimes think I have

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Why Doctors Earn More Than You And How You Can Catch Up In One Year

Why do doctors earn so much more than most other workers? The median income for  physicians is $293,500 per year while the income for a salesperson is just $41,198. Every salesperson I know works at

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3 Ways To Get Your Brain In A New Groove

Last week, I finally returned from 20 days of traveling the US, speaking, facilitating meetings, meeting with my board of directors and attending a marketing conference with over 3000 other entrepreneurs. It

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