Category Archives for Planning

How One Upstate NY Business Owner Grew His Company 400% With One Sheet Of Paper

How One Upstate NY Business Owner Grew His Company 400% With One Sheet Of Paper When I met Garret, his business was in a bad place.  Even though he was working 60+ hours a week, he was in a deep, dark

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Four Warren Buffett Tactics That Will Grow Your Business

One of my passions is studying successful entrepreneurs. I love to learn how they think and what actions they have taken to get to the top of their game. Warren Buffett is definitely in the camp of “successful

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The Power Of Your “Hidden” Brain

You’ve probably heard the adage, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” There is a lot of truth in that phrase. Without a plan, you are simply being blown by the wind, chasing each new bright shiny

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The Magician’s Plan That Can Transform Your Business

Magic. The word alone conjures emotions of excitement, expectation, awe and wonder. What if your clients felt those things when they thought about you? What if you experienced those emotions each day as

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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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How An 18th Century Painter Can Grow Your Sales

In 1725, a young Italian painter named Giovanni Antonio Canal, or as he is better known, Canaletto, learned an extremely important lesson about the business of painting. That lesson turned him from a down-and-out

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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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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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My Three Secret Weapons For Growing My Business

As a business owner (or commissioned salesperson) life can be uncertain. Unlike other people, who get the same paycheck every two weeks, you are entirely responsible for the amount of money that hits your

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