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The Tortoise and the Hair

(…I have long hair…) On our way back from the cabin in Arizona last week, I was driving 80 mph down highway 60, past Salome and halfway to Hope, (note that it was not beyond Hope…) I saw a brown … Continue reading

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The 5 Lies of Entrepreneurship | Remarkable Communication

If you are starting, or trying to start, your own business, you may want to read this entire article. Good stuff. I like Sonia’s approach to these issues. This series is free. I was past 40 before it occurred to … Continue reading

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Cheat the 10,000 Hour Rule

Have you read about the 10,000 hour rule, that you need to spend 10,000 hours before you can be considered an expert? It may not be true. Some of you may have just recently discovered your passion.  It’s burning in … Continue reading

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Is this the key to making money?

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I'm a unicorn!

Yesterday, I attended a breakfast meeting of an organization for small business owners to help each other by exchanging business leads. It’s a great idea and I’m thinking about joining. My hesitation is that it meets at 7am. I’m a … Continue reading

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Die Trying

My advice for younger people for the longest time has always been, “Work your butt off.” As I get older I find myself amending it somewhat, to something more like, “Work your butt off doing something you love, something that … Continue reading

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Who Gave You Permission?

Patrick Bedard wrote a magazine column that changed my life. Patrick Bedard was an automotive writer and had a column in Car and Driver for over 40 years. He also raced cars and was in the 1984 Indianapolis 500, where … Continue reading

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The Key To Success is Failure

(Note: I wrote this rant after reading Seth Godin’s first “linchpin” session. It’s worth the read. ) The Problem Let me be honest with you. When I wrote my book, The Care and Feeding of Search Engines, A Simple Guide … Continue reading

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Seth's Blog: Failure, success and neither

The math is magical: you can pile up lots of failures and still keep rolling, but you only need one juicy success to build a career. The killer is the category called ‘neither’. If you spend your days avoiding failure … Continue reading

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Why Worry Keeps You Poor – thelaunchcoach.com

As I’ve been talking with people about selling things online, I am becoming aware that there’s something holding people back that has nothing to do with web sites or SEO. It has to do with attitude. I’ve talked to my … Continue reading

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