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Simplifying Marketing and Sales

If you are anything like me, you really hate the feeling of being pushy when it comes to marketing and promoting yourself and your business. I think we hate it because we hate when people sell to us in that manner. I read a great article by Sonia Simone from Copyblogger called: How To Stop […]

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Reality Check About Starting a Business

I recently read an article on the Jonathan Fields blog which REALLY stood out to me. I read so many great pieces of content online but this one practically jumped off the screen at me. It was a guest post by a guy name Scott Gerber called The Cold, Hard Truth About Starting a Business. […]

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When the Odds are Stacked Against You

Staying positive and goal-oriented is very easy to do when the going is good. The true winners in life are the people who can persist when times are tough and it seems the whole world seems to be totally against them. The real question is, how do you keep moving forward when the odds seem […]

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Entrepreneur Interview – Carl Taylor

In this interview, I speak with a young entrepreneur from Australia named Carl Taylor. Carl has a very interesting story about his journey as an entrepreneur and how he got started. He also talks about his new book “Red Means Go” which has been selling well on iTunes! Check out his website at http://www.carltaylor.com.au/ Also, […]

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QuitYourJobmanual.com – Successful Entrepreneur Launches New And Improved Version Of Acclaimed Program

QuitYourJobManual.com launches latest edition from successful and independent entrepreneur Justin Popovic September 20th, 2010 – Are you stuck in a dead end job? Do you want to work for yourself and find the freedom that gives you time doing more of what you love? That’s exactly what happened to Justin Popovic, former cushy jobholder who […]

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Partner With Ignite Your Essence

How Would You Like to Partner With Me on the #1 Success Coach Website Online? I am looking for a small group of partners to join forces with me on my success coaching website to form a Coaching Alliance. I have been running Ignite Your Essence for 3 years and it has evolved from a […]

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Get More Interested in Other People

Have you ever been guilty of pre-judging someone before getting to know them? Do you take the time to meet new people, regardless of their background, and really take an interest in their life? I have recently started doing more of this and it has been fascinating. You can really learn a lot about people […]

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Ideas Implemented Faster than Ever Before

I have been working on some really exciting new ideas this week and it got me thinking about the process of idea creation. I know most people would agree that creating ideas and dreaming about the potential of a future creation can be a huge rush. The problem is that most ideas die shortly after […]

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Break Through Ridiculous Roadblocks

I have faced thousands and thousands of roadblocks on my business journey. People, events and circumstances will inevitably appear as roadblocks on your path to your dream. COUNT ON IT. What you don’t have to count on is letting the roadblocks stop you, demotivate you or intimidate you. If you get assertive and confident (even […]

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Warning About Stretching Your Comfort Zone

I will start this off by saying that ANYONE who wants to get into business for themselves must learn very quickly to move outside of their comfort zone. When you first start to do this, any tangible action will do because you are not accustomed to being uncomfortable. Over time, your threshold for moving outside […]

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Deciding How to Spend Your Time

When you are building your own business, there are thousands of actions you must take on your journey. Taking the most appropriate actions that result in business growth are obviously critical to your success. The problem for a lot of new entrepreneurs is deciding what exactly they should be doing on a weekly or even […]

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Are you a Spectator or an Achiever?

When I work with various coaching clients, I generally notice that they have a tendency to fit into one of 2 categories. They are either Spectators by nature or they are achievers by nature. What do I mean. Check out the following presentation and then decide which category you fall into. People who read this […]

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Don’t Underestimate Time Required for Big Jobs

A lot of entrepreneurs, myself included, often suffer from “blind optimism” when it comes to implementing ideas. Basically what this means is that we underestimate the real work load of a big task. This can happen for a number of reasons but it is usually triggered by the rush of excitement that a fresh, new […]

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How Do You Start Your Day?

I have recently started arriving at the office shortly after 5am! I find that I am most productive in the early morning before distractions kick in. It allows me time to focus on goals and train my mind. This video shows some of my morning routine. Please leave a comment and share your routine or […]

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Are you Comfortable Being Yourself?

One of the great things about being your own boss is that you never have anyone to tell you about the “proper” way to behave, dress, react or think. It is an amazing opportunity to be as authentic and real as possible. I find the business owners who do this best, tend to attract the […]

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Leveraging Your Time for Business Growth

In this video, Brad Gosse asks me to explain a system I am using to support the members of a program I run where I coach people on how to develop WordPress websites and market those websites using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and social media best practices. For an overview of my WordPress Coaching Program, […]

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Don’t Wait for Permission to Succeed

I was listening to Bob Proctor tell a story about Ben Hogan and his journey as a professional golfer. If you don’t know the Ben Hogan story, you should check it out. It is unbelievable! You’ll learn more in the video below. The underlying message in the story is about giving yourself permission to take […]

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Leverage Your Time – When to Outsource Work

By now you have probably become accustomed to seeing Brad and I chat on video about various business topics. For this video, I took the opportunity to ask Brad some questions about a topic that he is a master at…. outsourcing. If you are in business for yourself, you probably have way more ideas than […]

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Profile of Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal’s story is one of the most inspirational stories I have ever heard in terms of an entrepreneur success story. He built and sold his first company for $40 Million at age 18, then sold his second company for $300 Million. He is 4 years younger than me, born in 1982! After hearing his […]

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Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

This is a video Brad and I have been meaning to shoot for a while. Since becoming a full time entrepreneur, I have repeatedly caught myself working just for the sake of working. “Busy work” as some people may call it. For whatever reason, I feel fearful when I stop working. It is almost as […]

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