How Does Making Yourself Obsolete Makes you More Valuable Now?

So, I don’t know if you’ve ever read the book “How To Win Friends And Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. It’s a great book, and one of the things that it says in the book that I think really stands out is the sweetest sound in peoples’ ears is their own name. People love that.…

What Can You Do With Your LinkedIn Connections?

80% Failure Rate If you’re like a lot people, you’ve made New Year’s resolution. Well, it’s the first week of February, and I’m sorry to report but chances are about 80% of you have failed already. 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. So the odds are against you, but…

How To Be More Productive By Taming Your Technology

Monday was Labor Day, and that’s when I recorded the podcast that led to this blog. I saw a bunch of people on social media saying, “Hey, what are you doing today?” It’s like, “Well, I’m kind of working, doing a podcast.” But I was also doing some other stuff, working on some future presentations…

What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? Wrapping It Up

This is the final part in the series I’ve been doing called What Is The Perfect Marketing Strategy For Your Business? Today I want to wrap it up with a final story and some thoughts. We’ve covered the six major points, and if you haven’t listened to them, go back and listen on BaconPodcast.com, or…

This Is Why Digging A Well Will Make You More Money Than Buying A Faucet

Coffee Talk So this morning I had a coffee with a potential client. He’s actually somebody I met through networking locally and he decided to contact me after reading some of my stuff online and said, “Hey, let’s get together and have a coffee.” And I said, “Sure.” We discussed his business and learned about…

Accountability… Your Success Hangs In The Balance!

What separates the really successful people from the okay successful people? Now you may be, like me, a solopreneur who works from home. Or you could be a business owner or maybe you work for somebody else, but this is geared more towards solopreneurs and business owners. The people I’ve seen who have been the…

The Lost Art Of Integrity… Is Character More Important Today?

Every once in a while I get together and have a coffee with my mentor. His name is Al. We sit down and I usually get to ask him a lot of questions and I try to learn from his experiences and knowledge and try to get my mindset right. One of the thoughts that…

Are You Growing Your Business From What You Are Learning?

Invest In Yourself If you’ve been listening to my podcast or reading my blog for a while, you know I’m a huge advocate of investing in yourself. That means training. That means hiring coaches, getting programs, reading books, going to conferences, doing all of those things. Continually investing in yourself, so you can grow yourself…