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These 5 skills I learned from getting my PILOT license are more useful than my college degree. 

September 17, 2020
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Like many of you, I have been watching my kids doing online school as the Covid lockdown continues. I’ve also watched other families’ and friends’ kids doing online college. It’s provided me with a real good look at what is being taught, both the good and […]

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The Origin of Mirroring – Gauchais Reaction

September 9, 2020
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In the 2015 film Focus starring Will Smith, his character Nicky explains to his apprentice, played by Margot Robbie, how he gets people to trust him and the telltale signs they have bought in:
You know you got ’em when they start to unconsciously mimic you. A head […]

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Absolutely Priceless – The Power Words Which Matter Most in Social Media

September 3, 2020
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Anyone with an interest in sales and marketing success, which should literally be everyone reading this, knows that social media marketing is still HOT.
I also know that many reading this don’t do much of it!
One of the excuses is time, as in not enough. Another […]

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BREAK THE PATTERN! Why “pattern interrupts” are so important in this time of overstimulation and COVID

August 14, 2020
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Have you been hearing a lot of this in marketing lately?:

“We’re all in this together.”

“Stay safe.”

“The new normal.”

“We care.”

I find this this over-earnest, kumbaya-vibe messaging a bit tiresome, especially coming from big brands. They don’t know us personally, so […]

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Are You Ready for the Baby Boomer Retirement Tsunami?

February 5, 2020
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“OK, Boomer.”

That snarky Gen Z/Millenial comeback to the shade thrown at them by older people means “you are clueless about what’s hip and relevant.” I am pretty sure no Baby Boomer has actually been offended by this, as they are anything but clueless or irrelevant […]

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Is being fat, lazy, and sluggish after the Holidays mandatory or something?

December 23, 2019
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Welcome to the end of December. Otherwise known as “stuff my face and take a nap” season.

Now there isn’t anything wrong with taking a break, reconnecting with family and friends, and enjoying the delicious food and drink that accompanies the season. I am all for it […]

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Is it time to exit? Earn more.

October 28, 2019
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Who is responsible for the success of your business? The politically correct b.s. answer is always “oh it’s a team effort blah blah blah.” But let’s face it: if you founded it, most likely it’s YOU, or perhaps you and a partner, who actually […]

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Take THAT, Consultant!

October 23, 2019
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I hate consultants. Alright, not ALL consultants. But A LOT of them. The ones that go around charging huge retainers only to do basically jack squat.

They charge tons of money to hand out advice which you can probably find on any business blog. Very few have an […]

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What I learned from hanging out with three GenZers

September 13, 2019
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I was blessed to spend three glorious days over this recent Labor Day holiday with my three teenagers. We had a lot of fun and the memories and bond we created will last a long time. During the experience, I marveled at how these fragile little things my […]

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Should you blame the car? Or the Driver?

September 1, 2019
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I am sure you have heard the statistic that 50 percent of all businesses fail within the first year. But did you know that a whopping 96% them will fail within 10 years? What’s the problem? Most of them have a good product, and there is no […]

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