Touring with Tony Robbins

In my early 20s, my boss struck a deal for me to travel withAnthony Robbins’ team to all of his one-day events. At first, I was in awe of his sheer size. Inspired by his message of personal power. Intrigued… Read more…

Posted in: Business Model Design, Marketing Strategy, Mindset & Priorities, Sales Strategy

The secret nuance to closing more sales with integrity

When you’re having a sales conversation, you may already know to focus on benefits, not features. And you may also know to ask questions to engage potential clients. What you may not know is how to combine these two things… Read more…

Posted in: Sales Strategy

ROI Calculator: Are You Wasting Money & Why?!

In my last video, I addressed the issue of HOW entrepreneurs (myself included) have squandered money on things that don’t make sense for where we are in the entrepreneurial evolution. Today’s video walks you through a simple way to assess… Read more…

Posted in: Business Model Design

Return On Investment? Shocking Ways Entrepreneurs Waste Money

While I was going through my guru phase, I was the Queen of Making Poor Money Decisions. I squandered tens of thousands of dollars on stuff that didn’t make sense. It drained me emotionally and financially. And I know I’m… Read more…

Posted in: Business Model Design

Behind-the-scenes bloopers

We spent last Tuesday morning on my patio shooting some video to announce my live event coming to NYC this fall. I thought you’d enjoy behind-the-scenes blooper reel that my video guys put together from our shoot. If there’s one… Read more…

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities

Choose happy, not hard

Remember as a kid how joyful and carefree you used to be?Life was a cinch. You woke up, played, ate, played some more and went to bed. The next day was the start of another new and exciting adventure. It… Read more…

Posted in: Business Model Design, Marketing Strategy, Mindset & Priorities, Sales Strategy, Thought Leadership

Win the Manifesto Creativity Contest

How about some inspiration combined with a chance to win a neat-o prize simply by exercising your creativity? It’s easy, fun and free. Download my Manifesto (shown to your right) at thebiztruth.com/manifesto. Simply scroll over the toolbar in the lower right corner… Read more…

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities

Manipulation disguised as inspiration

As part of the planning I’ve been doing for the last half of the year, I unearthed a hornet’s nest about my thoughts on how entrepreneurs are being conditioned to believe how business is done. And,Darlin’, it ain’t how my small town banker Dad… Read more…

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities

I believe…

… I believe it takes courage to start a business – and a bit of crazy to continue when things get tough it’s not time to back down – it’s time to step up Ego & Fear give you excuses… Read more…

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The price of freedom

Just about every entrepreneur I have ever dealt with – and I’ve dealt with thousands – would say that freedom is a top value of theirs. For me personally, it’s #2 – right after fun! Despite this, I see so… Read more…

Posted in: Mindset & Priorities
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