Traction

After spending 5 years in corporate consulting and using various methodologies to audit businesses and help launch new ventures, I really appreciate a good business framework. What do I mean by a framework? I mean something to help a business communicate – with themselves, their customers and the world at large. How does a business […]

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Profit First

The purpose of any good business is to not only to change the world and better society at large but at the end of the day, it also needs to be about turning a profit if the business is going to sustain itself and the one who created it. So often, and this is true […]

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words of wisdom from mike tyson

We all know Mike Tyson as a professional boxer, in fact, he holds the record for the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title! Pretty impressive, but I’m not going to talk about his boxing.  What I want to talk about is an answer he gave to a reporter before one of his fights. It […]

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Perception

Perception is a funny thing.  Everyone has one and in some situations, it can help you but in others, look out!  Perception is unique to each individual and most of us are all too happy to share our perception or opinions any time we are asked and sometimes even when we’re not. As I get […]

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Crush it

It was 2005 and I was reading a book by this guy that no one really knew much about.  The internet was new, Google was newer and I had a hundred business ideas, but I also had a day job and a baby on the way.  But there was something about this book and this […]

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A cast study in real estate

In the old days (the 1980’s), we didn’t have social media – Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter or cell phones, let alone smartphones. We didn’t have a lot of the things that connect us today that most of us just take for granted. Back then, when the idea of buying or selling a home came up, […]

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Royalties

roy·al·ty (roi′əl-tē) n. pl. roy·al·ties A share paid to a writer or composer out of the proceeds resulting from the sale or performance of his or her work. As this definition shows, most people associate royalties with musicians and to some degree top actors and actresses, but there are a lot of other people outside of those arenas making money on content that they have produced. One of the top ways to create this form of truly […]

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To trade or not to trade

We have lots of folks that have watched our YouTube videos with an eye towards wanting to learn more about trading. One form of residual income or ways to generate income from home is by trading your own money. This is different from investing where typically you are buying and holding for longer than 5 […]

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Financial Guilt

When it comes down to it, most of us have some kind of guilt about where we are at financially. Life isn’t perfect and neither are we.  As life happens, so does our money.  We help out a family member; we go through a health issue or take a financial risk – that’s life. Financial shame […]

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Three Basic Questions about Taxes

Taxation is a big deal. Most people don’t realize the amount of destruction taxes can wreak on their ability to create and generate wealth. Here is a short list of some of the major taxes we are paying: Federal Income Taxes, State Income Taxes, Property Taxes, Gasoline Tax, Sales Tax, and Car Registration Tax. With […]

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