Lead Magnets: Your Ambassador

Lead Magnets: Your Ambassador

If you have an online business such as an Inbox Magazine, e-letter or a blog and you do not have a lead magnet, you are turning away customers by the boatload. Even if your main business is a physical brick and mortar one such as a spa or bait store, you still need an...

How to Get Richer Every Day

How to Get Richer Every Day

Of the hundreds of wealth-building strategies I’ve tried over the years, the best one was also the simplest: Make sure you get a little bit richer every day. This thought occurred to me more than 30 years ago. I’d recently decided to become rich, and that decision had...

3 Business Lessons from Chick-fil-A

3 Business Lessons from Chick-fil-A

Nobody was expecting this... Last week, Chick-fil-A introduced its first app called One App and in three days the app was downloaded over 1 million times, making it the #1 downloaded app in Apple’s free-app store last week. If you’re wondering what the cluck happened?...

What to Do When You Get Punched in the Mouth

What to Do When You Get Punched in the Mouth

“I think that the minute that you have a backup plan, you’ve admitted that you’re not going to succeed.” —  Elizabeth Holmes, CEO Theranos In 2015, Elizabeth Holmes was named America’s richest self-made woman by Forbes magazine. Forbes valued Holmes’ blood-testing...

Why You Want Your Customers to Say “No”

Why You Want Your Customers to Say “No”

What does the biggest generation in the American workforce right now value most in a job? The answer: Autonomy. It’s no wonder books like Greg McKeown’s Essentialism or James Altucher’s The Power of No or Cal Newport’s Deep Work are flying off shelves. The word "No"...

Why So Many Entrepreneurs Become Disillusioned

Why So Many Entrepreneurs Become Disillusioned

You finally started your own business or private practice. And, now, you’re in hell. It’s three years in, and things aren’t going as planned. Growth is slow, you’re spending so much time doing the grunt work and servicing customers, you have no time to focus on the...

How to Craft Presentations that Sell

How to Craft Presentations that Sell

"In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman." — David Ogilvy, 1983, Confessions of...

How Small Business Owners Can Attract the Best Talent

How Small Business Owners Can Attract the Best Talent

How do you recruit the best talent? You offer something the big players can’t or won’t offer. According to TIME, Syracuse will offer the first undergraduate degree in sports analytics starting in the fall of 2017. Yep, you read that correctly. Soon, you’ll be able to...

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