Human beings are great at pretending. Continue reading
In early 2010 I took a course from marketing guru Eben Pagan. Continue reading
We often hear the phrase “you are what you eat,” which implies that we become what we consume. If you think about it, this applies to reading, music, food, and just about everything.
What gets overlooked is this: Continue reading
Upon completion of any activity ask yourself:
Do I feel like have more time or less time than when I started?
Let me explain… Continue reading
Leadership demands excellence of whoever exercises it. One cannot be a leader and hide in their comfort zone Continue reading
Whenever I encounter a puzzling challenge, I look for new distinctions I can make. A distinction is a differentiation of two things previously assumed to be one thing.
One example is the difference between anger and aggression. I spent Continue reading
What is an entrepreneur exactly? What about an autodidact?
Let’s get really specific for a minute:
entrepreneur |ˌäntrəprəˈnoŏr; -ˈnər|
a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.
I define an entrepreneur as someone who leads a team to create massive value for many.
a self-taught person.
In this blog I will be chronicling my systematic approach to becoming a self-taught person who organizes and operates businesses, creating massive value for many. I’ll build up the intestinal fortitude for risk tolerance down the road, starting by following the old advice: “Do one thing every day that scares you.” Continue reading
Lately I’ve been realizing the importance of baby steps. It’s very easy to fall into the assumption that everything we do should yield quick results. The fact is: it won’t. When you go to work on something, a piece of writing or a business plan, the reality of the situation is that you are going to work on Continue reading
It is way too easy to procrastinate. I often find myself falling into the trap of thinking “oh, well I’ll just do research now, and then focus on the writing later.” Initially this seems like a good idea, but in fact I believe its a form of resistance. Continue reading