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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 Duesseldorf in order to attend a BNI meeting. Since I haven’t driven alone in a

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The Curse of Competence

I met an amazing woman a few months ago. Her name is Susan and she is not only smart and ambitious, but well-educated, insightful and good at an enormous number of things. In any given day she can defend

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The Right Kind Of Freedom

Do you ever wonder why some people seem to effortlessly attract money, clients, happiness, free time and everything else they want? It’s a question that has interested me for a very long time and

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5 How I Doubled My Business And Took 3x More Vacation – 5 Simple Tactics (Part 5)

In the first post of this series, I shared with you the five keys that changed my life from drudgery and stress to fun and engaging. See clearly Live 80/20 Love routine Talk to yourself differently Ask

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How I Doubled My Business And Took 3x More Vacation – 5 Simple Tactics

A few years ago you wouldn’t have recognized me. I was stressed out, fat, broke and miserable. It was all because of my company. I started my entrepreneurial life in April 2001 with excitement, boundless

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The Only Two Things You Should Be Working On Today

Take a look at your to do list. Is it overflowing? Are there more than ten items on it? If you’re like most business owners you have an endless list of things you could do today. Successful owners know

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Two Sheets Of Paper That Can Double Your Business

Tell me if this sounds familiar to you… You have big goals. Not just pay off the mortgage and put your kids through college goals – no, yours are way bigger. You’ve got million-dollar and more goals.

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How To Create A Daily Success Checklist

Success. Everyone says they want it… yet few of people have a solid plan to get it. And those who do have a plan often fail to execute on it day in and day out. So how do you stay focused on the most

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The One Question You Must Be Able To Answer

There is one question I ask every single business owner that I meet. That one question tells me whether the person is going to ultimately be successful or fail slowly and painfully. That one question

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Use Warren Buffett’s Two-List Strategy To Accomplish Any Goal

Over the years I have become a bit of a Warren Buffett fan. I like his downhome style of living and his relentless focus on his priorities. One of his focus tools is what has become known as his “two-list”

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