From Bacon to Beacon… How To Light Up Your Business In 2021?

In last week’s blog and podcasts, I talked about visualizing your next year. Marla Tabaka, who’s going to be a guest on this week’s podcast, asked, “Do you have a word that you use to theme your year?” What would be your word for 2021? You can pick and choose a word that you think…

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The 5 Habits You Need To Adapt For a Successful New Year

I’m not sure if you’re into streaming TV or not but if you haven’t seen “The Queen’s Gambit” on Netflix, I highly recommend it. It’s an awesome mini-series about this little girl who goes from being an orphan to the queen of the chess world. Now, the story is very complex and I don’t want…

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Up On The Housetop Click, Click, Click – How a Website is like Building A House

Are you starting to get into the holiday spirit yet? If not, let me sing you a little tune. “Up on the house top click, click, click. How a website is like building a house.” I know that’s not how it goes, but that’s what we’re going to talk about today. This idea about a…

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Now Is The Time to Start Marketing Your A.S.S. Off

Those of you who know me well, know how much I like acronyms. I used to work for AT&T, which stands for American Telephone and Telegraph. While we were there, we went to the LBR and LGR; the little boy’s room and little girl’s room, not the bathroom. Did you know that my whole obsession…

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What Business Are You REALLY In? Are You Thankful?

Instant Karma There was a person who used to sit with me on the Board of Directors of the United Way. Her name is Alma Harrell, and she said something that always stuck with me. I asked her, “Alma, how you doing?” So she’d reply, “I’m too blessed to be stressed.” I think Alma really…

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Why It’s Important To Make A Case With A Case Study?

Some of my friends say, “Dude, you’re a headcase.” And you know what? They’re not too far off. I can be. A headcase is something that a psychologist would study, but I want to talk about a case study for your business and why it’s important to make a case with a case study. What’s…

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What Business and Life Lessons Can You Take Away From 2020?

I don’t know about you, but 2020 did not turn out the way I had expected. If you’re like most of us, we spent the end of last year trying to figure out what 2020 was going to look like. And then boom, everything changed. As a matter of fact, I started the year out…

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How To Get Your Content To Win The Election On Social Media

Unless you’re living under a rock or maybe not in America, you’re probably overly aware of the fact that tomorrow is election day. It’s a big national election, and it’s very contentious. Elections have consequences, no matter what side you belong to. In America, we have two sides, Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal. It…

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How Staring At Clouds Can Improve Your Marketing Results

I don’t know where you live, but I’m in Chicago. And this time of the year, October, November, I tend to call it 50 Shades of Gray. Not like the book. It’s the clouds in the sky. Every single day is gray and cloudy, or rainy and cold. I really miss the sun. Have you…

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