Big Dreams < Massive Action

If I asked a room full of people if they wanted to be slim and fit, how many people do you think would raise their hands? If I asked a room full of people if they wanted to co-star in a blockbuster movie with their favorite actor/actress, how many do you think would raise their hands? If I asked the same room of people if they wanted a million dollars of income a year, how many would raise their hands? In all of those situations, I would be willing to…

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Time – Friend or Enemy?

“I just need a little more time!” How often have you said that? For that matter, how many clichés have you heard about time? “Time flies when you are having fun.” “Lost track of time.” “A watched pot never boils.” “Only time will tell.” “Time is a cruel thief.” “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” The underlying truth to all of these sayings is that time moves forward without remorse or ambition. It is a force of nature that you can work with or be crushed…

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How to Avoid Investing Like a Rookie

When it comes to investing money, everyone seems to have advice, however, the vast majority of investors today have very little experience picking good investments. The advice given often is just recycled stock tips overheard at the office, or at best, from a pundit with a stock market recap show. Far too often, the end result is a loss, and even worse, a misunderstanding of why it happened. Investing successfully is a complex skill that can take years to master, however, here are 5 timeless principles that new investors can…

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Social Entepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship is closely related to welfare because social welfare emerges when creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship are developed together… creating a ‘cluster of value’ that appears when several value chains are bundled together, thus resulting in increased employment.  Social entrepreneurship is all about recognizing social problems and achieving a social change by employing entrepreneurial principles, processes, and operations. It is also, about performing research to completely define a particular social problem and then organizing, creating, and managing a social venture to attain the desired change. The change may or may…

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Investing: Software vs. Everything Else

Did you know that if you had invested $100 dollars in Bitcoin in 2011, by 2015 you would have made a 137,000% return on your money? I cannot remember exact figures, but I am pretty sure Peter Thiel made something like a 2,000 times return on his initial investment in Facebook. Just about every software platform I have seen in my many years of being in this industry, once built and launched, was able to net anywhere between 10 and 45 times return on every dollar spent on customer acquisition. The same…

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What makes a good sales “closer?”

There are quite a few things I teach sales people, because most “sales” people are not selling anything. They are collecting leads and spamming people – neither of which will ever lead to a closed sale. The key factors needed to close a sale: You have to identify who your prospects are. And no, if you are selling a B2B product, that doesn’t mean your prospects are “all” business owners. Your prospects are people who need your product or service that are willing to go through your sales process. This…

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How can I become rich without money to invest?

Sales. Sales is the highest paid profession on the planet. You just need to sell something you believe in, sell something that gives solid monthly recurring payments, and sell something most people need. The power of modern-day affilate programs are unbelievable, and everyone has the potential of using them to make money. And if you are selling things you love with higher margins, then you have the ability to build substantial wealth. It is easy to say: Save money Cut expenses Invest in stocks Invest in real estate But without…

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Cash Flow – Why so Important?

There are over 29 million small businesses in the United States making up 99.7% of all businesses. One third of those will fail within 2 years of starting with only 50% surviving the five year mark. 82% of those small business failures are due to cash flow issues. That’s a staggering number to consider for this common problem. Essentially, this means that if those businesses had better cash flow, they would otherwise still be in business on their way to long term success. What is cash flow? Cash flow is…

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