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FEO vs SEO

FEO vs SEO

About a month ago, Seth Godin wrote a post that inspired me to write a post (and...

Time management

Time management

Time management is a misnomer.

How to approach selling so it benefits the customer

How to approach selling so it benefits the customer

I’ve often found the whole sales process to...

Data vs intelligence

Data vs intelligence

1000 twitter followers, 200 facebook page likes, 6000 email subscribers....

Great products market themselves

Great products market themselves

Have you ever experienced a product that just scratched your...

The wonder of childhood

The wonder of childhood

Do you remember your earlier years? When things were magical? When the...

Conversation is the new lead

Conversation is the new lead

“Conversation is the new lead”.

The problem with being purely goal-oriented

The problem with being purely goal-oriented

Postponing your satisfaction until you reach your...

Atomic habits

Atomic Habits

Some time ago, I spoke to James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits.

James talked...

Travel-free vacation

Travel-free vacation

The world has transformed over the last 10 years. Steve Jobs was determined...

The safety that comes with good intention

The safety that comes with good intention

Entrepreneurship is fraught with risk. Bootstrapping...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

When Queen released the single Bohemian Rhapsody it was met with a lot of...

1440 minutes

1440 minutes

That’s how many minutes we have in each day. And the first few of those 1440...

Your erroneous zones

Your erroneous zones

In his book titled your erroneous zones, Wayne Dyer explains two-variable...

Transformational leadership vs transactional leadership

Transformational leadership vs transactional leadership

What’s the difference between...

Intermittent fasting and information diets

Intermittent fasting and information diets

I’ve been experimenting with intermittent fasting...

Are online sales funnels dead?

Are online sales funnels dead?

If you watch this talk from the recent Inbound marketing...

Which one comes first — Money or happiness?

Which one comes first — Money or happiness?

Does money make us happy?

Fear-based advertising

Fear-based advertising

While it’s true that most of us respond better to advertisements that...

Doing this one thing daily will make you a better decision maker

Doing this one thing daily will make you a better decision-maker

Some time ago I spoke to Dr ...

Speed and Automation

Speed and Automation

I recently interviewed Ryan Deiss from Digital Marketer on my Podcast.

A thought experiment — the true meaning of money

A thought experiment — the true meaning of money

Fiat money is typically a currency that a...

An alternative approach to selling

An alternative approach to selling

The term “selling” is  often associated with unethical...

A formula for business growth potential

A formula for business growth potential

Most clients and peers I deal with appear to be...

The Visionary

The Visionary

What made Steve Jobs such a great visionary?

The compounding effect of habits

The compounding effect of habits

Habits help us to sidestep imposter syndrome. And that’s one of...

Just Begin

Just Begin

For quite a long time now I’ve been thinking of writing daily.

An Entrepreneur’s Cheat Sheet (Infographic) – Courtesy of SuperFast Business

An Entrepreneurs Cheat Sheet — Business Growth Solutions

 

Most entrepreneurs tend to make...

If you don’t exist on social media… You don’t exist. Period!

Sounds dramatic I know.

But, now that I have your attention, let me qualify that statement:

If...

Pocket lets you catch up on your reading anywhere on any device

Pocket (previously known as Read it Later) is a great app which allows you to save interesting...