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Lifestyle - Are you unmistakable?Here is what I mean …When something is unmistakable, it is so distinctive that nobody else could have done it but you. It is immediately recognized as something that you did. It has your stamp on...
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Lifestyle - With my constant travel schedule and reliance on apps to help run my business, it is no wonder I am a self-professedsmartphone addict. While it offers so much convenience for my life as an entrepreneur, the recent addition to...
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Advice - As parents, you want to give your children the best lives possible—teaching them the skills they’ll need to be successful in all of their ventures. The entrepreneurial mindset treats life’s hurdles as challenges to overcome,...
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Advice -  Company culture is a vital part of any successful business model. Happy employees equal happy clients. This is not a new phenomenon — it is Business 101. But in today’s competitive global marketplace, maintaining a thriving (and...
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Advice - Starting a business seems like it should follow a logical progression: build a product and sell it for a profit. In reality, the early days for the most successful companies are exactly the opposite.The experience of founding...
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Advice - Can you imagine what it’s like to leave the security of a well-paying job to pursue your dreams? Some of you are currently facing this, while others are preparing to go through it right now. Choosing entrepreneurship involves a...
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Advice - As cofounder and CEO of a leadership development enterprise, I consistently seek mentorship and guidance from others who have grown businesses and risen through the professional ranks. I tapped into my mentor network even more...
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Advice - Philosophy’s absence from the business world is a crucial mistake.By and large ignored by popular culture and forgotten by the media, modern philosophy has been delegated strictly to the classrooms by its own doing. Rather...
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Advice - Back in Lesson #42, I wrote about the pluses and minuses of working with family members. This post talks about whether a third-party employee should sign up to work for a family-owned and operated company. Hopefully this advice...
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Advice -  I was a 21 year-old entrepreneur when the dot-com bubble burst in 2001.  Given the unprecedented volume of dying startups, investors and other business partners became less and less inclined to partner with new companies —...
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Lifestyle - Empathy. It’s one of the biggest things to which I attribute my success. It’s the reason I believe that I am one of the great salespeople out there. What a lot of people don’t understand about empathy is that it’s not just...
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Lifestyle - There is no singular secret to success — we all know that — but there are inflection points.One thing that always perplexed me about business (especially in the online world) was how it seemed like some people on the scene...
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Advice - If you are a “serialpreneur” who has more projects, ideas and startups than you have hours in a day, you do not need to be told that time is your most valuable resource. It is likely that you are used to multitasking and taking...
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Advice - The Myth of Marathons When the pressure is on and there are tight deadlines to meet, a report to draft or stack of paperwork to get through, people have a tendency to work flat out for several hours without stopping for a break....
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Advice - One thing I should doing a better job of is clarifying when I’m talking in the context of business and when I’m talking in the context of my personal life. As many of you know, I’m quite private. Not a lot of pictures, if any,...
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Advice - While research continues to highlight the benefits of stress (for more on this read Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D’s excellent ‘The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It’), the position remains that...