Becoming a founder,
Not namesake but a real one who strives to build a business is a sure-fire way of growth.
Because if you don’t grow as a founder your business dies.
Being a founder is a face-paced class in…
It’s 2020, and blogs are still #2 media (after video) that are used in content marketing strategy.
Companies blog because they are told it works.
But they don’t go all in because it does not seem to work…
For those seeking balance and worrying that mundane is eating their time and life, here is a plan.
I call it 7×7.
It is easy to remember.
Accounts for everything that is important in our lives.
And, it does not…
Try this if you are struggling to sell to small and large businesses.
Here is what you should try.
Ditch mass promotional efforts. Start by mapping all decision-makers that have a say in buying what you sell. Then get in…
Are you worried about finding content ideas?
Or you have ideas for content but are not sure if they are good enough?
Then start with a resource that we often ignore.
Look for the books in your niche.
The process is simple.
Choose a theme/ niche and create high-quality content that serves the customers.
This piece is not about content creation so I won’t get into much except saying that content that solves all or part of your…
Average is dangerous.
Average performance makes us complacent because it is easy to live with it.
It does not generate the kind of reaction from others when they see a lousy performance.
Lousy is better than average.
It shocks you…
To make sure that you stick to your dream of being a professional creator, don’t overthink content creation and find a clear and early path to revenue.
Here is how you can do it.
When starting out don’t…
Growth takes more than physical muscles.
Which muscle changes based on where we are in life.
Depending on where you are, you may need to train and grow your “not giving a fuck” muscle.
Someone else may need to need…
In most situations, in life and business, it boils down to belief and action.
But there’s more to it.
Summing it up in five steps.
1. Ask if It Matters to You?
How do you find the right answer to…
Life and death are the ultimate truths.
And, a lot goes on between these two points.
Those of us who get enough time between these points, experience situations that test us.
No one wishes tough situations upon them but they…
1. Announce who you are. You need to call yourself a writer before you become one. The great Epictetus said it the best when he said the following:
“First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what…
Do you remember?
The sorries and thank you wanted to say.
The startup you want to start.
The app wanted to code.
The job you wanted to apply to.
The person you wanted to propose to.
The journey you wanted…
This past week I found myself working on a lot of parallel tracks all at the same time.
And, I was out of my comfort zone a lot.
But I got a lot done and closed many open loops.
Our growth depends a lot on who we work with.
Our colleagues, employees, partners.
If their work suffers then it has an impact on your performance also.
And, when stakes are high keeping people waiting, or giving vague instructions can…