I loved doing mazes as a kid. When it comes to solving mazes, there are several strategies. Two of the most common are working backwards and the turning point. The interesting thing is they work just as well as a success strategies for life, as they do for solving mazes.
There’s this crazy misconception that I spend a lot of time trying to correct. It revolves around businesses making money. You see, they do. No really, I mean it. I know there are lots of “businesses” out there giving stuff away for free, or using a “non-traditional model.” But generally, one of the definitions of… Continue reading So How Do You Make Money from That…?
Meet Chad Chad is a 31-year old sales manager with an MBA. He’s fairly successful, but wants to start his own business. He shows me his 50-page business plan that outlines his new-media marketing idea. He’s been working on it for 8 months (the plan, that is), and it’s a pretty in-depth document. He even… Continue reading Successful Entrepreneurs Know Less Than You Think
“Nature diversifies and imitates; art imitates and diversifies.” ~ Blaise Pascal When it comes to investments, a key strategy for reducing risk and encouraging profit is to diversify. Makes sense, right? Then why do many home-based businesses have their entire business model built on trading their time for money?
Let me ask you a question… Would you get in your car, drive a few hundred (or more) miles to Port Canaveral, and wait on the dock for a place on a random cruise ship? No reservations, no plans, no itinerary? Seems asinine doesn’t it?