August 17, 2020

Lessons in Integrity

As a business owner, and also a Dad, there is something I find myself saying and thinking often. In business, success has followed me… along with failure. You see, one thing is for sure: there are many ups and downs when it comes to leadership, entrepreneurship, fatherhood, and even friendship. […]
August 10, 2020

Talking to 25-Year-Old ME

My son, Alex, just turned 25 this week, and so perhaps this is one of the reasons I am reflecting on myself at age 25. There are so many things I’d like to tell Alex and Jake, but advising my sons, especially at age 21-25, tends to fall on deaf […]
August 3, 2020

5 Ways to Be Like Edison and Musk… and Me!

Being a business owner and entrepreneur, I face a different series of challenges each day. From managing a remote sales team to staying connected to my business partners with thousands of miles between us, communicating and dealing with customers, and all the things running a business involves. It is a […]
July 26, 2020

Having Self-Discipline is Like Eating An Elephant.

Do you have self-discipline? If the answer is no, or maybe, you are letting all the good stuff pass you by- your precious time and potential. Self-discipline is learned by intentionally focusing on something despite attractive distractions. Self-discipline is learned by intentionally focusing on something despite attractive distractions. People will […]
July 15, 2020

Are You Relying On Your Wishbone???

I just finished up having an interesting conversation, and it made me recognize something, and I thought I’d share it with you. When I tell you about this conversation, you are going to think I was a little harsh! You’re going to be shocked at what I said to the […]
June 30, 2020

People Should Meet My Expectations

How’s that headline to catch your attention? Actually, I was sorting through my ‘old’ youtube videos and came across an oldie but goodie on “Do You Expect People to Fit Your Idea of How They Should Be?” and it is still relevant today, 5 years later. Especially during the “age […]
June 22, 2020

Having Multiple Business Partners Can Be Magical

I decided to write this post because colleagues often ask me how I operate a business with not one, but two business partners. It’s hard enough having one business partner, let alone two, but I have to tell you our business relationship has been magical. Our friendship is more like […]
June 16, 2020

How To Have A Remote Sales Team (You Don’t Need To Babysit)

When I was on a call today, a question about our sales team came up. “How did you build your company using a remote sales team and do remote sales teams work?”.  “How did you build your company using a remote sales team and do remote sales teams work?”.  The […]
June 8, 2020

Avoid a Culture Crash During COVID-19

I want to take a few minutes to share with you something that makes me very proud. Ever since COVID-19 started, there’s been a lot of uncertainty in the marketplace. People are not sure what’s happening and what’s going on. There’s a lot of confusion and panic going on. At […]
May 6, 2020

5 World Changing Entrepreneurs

Do you remember what inspired you to be an entrepreneur? For me, I always felt something inside of me, driving me towards creating my own businesses. Even before I really knew what I was doing, I took chances, trying to make my entrepreneurial ventures into successes. And pushing me forward […]
May 1, 2020

How An Entrepreneur Can Build a Business on YouTube

How much YouTube do you watch every day? I remember back when YouTube first came out. It was basically a place where you could share cat videos and short clips of people accidentally hurting themselves. Kind of like an online version of America’s Funniest Home Videos, but online! Today, however, […]
April 17, 2020

The Importance of Customer Service as an Entrepreneur

When you own a business, the customer is king. The question is, do you have the skills and knowledge to treat them like one?  There are many entrepreneurs out there who simply aren’t great with people. They never learned how to interact with others in a customer-service relationship. But if […]
April 10, 2020

Pursue Your Passion and You’ll Be In Business

Have you ever been doing something you really enjoy and thinking to yourself, “I wish I could do this for a career!”. Well, you’re not alone. “Who wouldn’t want to turn their hobby into their dream job? There is nothing worse than having a job that you dread. Plenty of […]
March 31, 2020

Are You Offering Real Value During COVID-19

If you’re like me, I’m sure that you’ve received a massive amount of emails from companies this week, telling me exactly what they are “going to do” about COVID-19. Getting spammed by every single company I’ve ever given my email address to aside, many of these coronavirus messages drove me […]
March 27, 2020

How to Avoid Getting Stressed Out About Your Taxes

Are you feeling stressed out about your business’ taxes? For many small business owners and entrepreneurs, this is the worst time of year. Everyone gets stressed out about their taxes, but if you’ve never done the taxes for a small business before, you might be more panicked than usual. Add […]