Become a Better Storyteller

Every person, every business, and every product has a story that can be discovered, developed, and shared.  In meetings and presentations, we’re often focused on the numbers. But it’s much more effective to show rather than tell. Next time you talk about quality during a sales pitch, talk about a client who gave you a […]

Four Investment Secrets

Real estate is the fastest path to financial freedom, and you can get there in less than five years. Your first deal is the most important. Here are four investment secrets that will help you get started. 1. Invest in apartment buildings. They don’t require a large initial outlay, and you can acquire funds from private […]

Go ahead, blow your budget

If you’re trying to save money, you have three options: decrease your spending, increase your income, or both. We can simplify even further. Research suggests that people don’t save much more money when they reduce spending. That means it’s better to focus on upping your income instead of depriving yourself of fancy coffees and other […]

Don’t be a Passenger

In business, there are two types of people: the drivers and the passengers. Drivers are the folks who seize initiative, spotting problems and creating value for the company. Passengers are the people who are content to just come along for the ride.  You can guess which type of person is more valuable to a company.  […]

Leadership is Like Gardening

For the past few weeks, it seems like everyone has been discussing Elon Musk’s demanding leadership style and whether or not it will work at Twitter. But that style is not unique to him. For decades, management culture has celebrated a harsh and demanding leadership style that isn’t necessarily working. As it turns out, being […]

When to Think for Yourself

Believing that your business is drastically different from others is a classic pitfall in entrepreneurship. Avoid falling into that trap. Assuming that you’re unique will prevent you and your employees from ever learning anything from outside the world of your company. It doesn’t really matter what industry you’re in, for the most part. The basics […]

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