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Be helpful – Great advice from Chris Brogan

Recently, I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, The Read to Lead Podcast, where the host, Jeff Brown, had author Chris Brogan on the show. Jeff asked his guest, “If you had to narrow all the business lessons you’ve learned down to…

November 25, 2013

Platform Schmatform

This is a guest post by Mike Loomis. Mike helps people launch and grow their dream projects, books, and businesses. He’s a strategic partner to bestselling authors, global ministries, publishers, as well as startups, and aspiring messengers.  Check his website out here and follow him on…

January 21, 2013

How to Get Customers Without An Audience

Over the course of starting a business and replacing my income, one of the things I learned was how to get customers without an audience of my own. This is a vital skill to have when you have a product or service, but no…

September 7, 2012

Month in Review for August 2012

This is a brief recap of the month of August for us and some of what’s been going on in our lives. It’s been an exciting time with a lot happening all at once. Summer came to a close, we were prepping for a…

September 5, 2012

Do You Need Your Wife Onboard?

I often hear people mention they don’t have the support of their spouse when starting a business. I think this is vital if you want your new venture to really thrive. Support can come in many different styles. Having your spouse onboard, doesn’t mean…

September 4, 2012

Why Your Husband Needs Your Support

Embarking on our entrepreneurial pursuits has actually been incredible for our marriage. Here are six things I have learned about supporting Michael and why it is so important. 1. He needs encouragement from me: Michael, just as any human being that is breathing, needs encouragement…

August 29, 2012

The Continuum of Different Business Models

When wanting to break away from a traditional 9-5, something to consider is the different types of business models. I see this as a continuum where on one end you have a business that pretty much looks like a traditional job, and on the other…

August 13, 2012

What Automatic Debit Taught Me About Personal Growth

I’m in the process of changing the way I receive payments in my business. It’s something that I’ve wanted to do for a while, but never had the guts to do it. I was afraid I’d get a lot of kickback from my students and prospective…

July 17, 2012