Onward By Howard Schultz – Book Review

Onward By Howard Schultz – Book Review
Onward is not what I thought it would be. I assumed it would be the story of Howard Schultz, from childhood to present day, which we commonly see in books from successful business personalities. In this book, Howard Schultz gave some background on his life story but really chose to focus on a short period ...

Doubt Kills More Dreams Than Failure Ever Will

19. July 2017 Ideas 0
Doubt Kills More Dreams Than Failure Ever Will
I saw this post on LinkedIn and loved it. All credit goes to the poster (assuming he wrote it) Delwyn Andrews Jr.  [1832] – lost his job [1833] – failed in his business [1835] – lost his sweetheart [1836]- suffered nervous breakdown [1838]- defeated in his run for Illinois speaker [1843]- defeated in the run ...

Entrepreneur Book Club – Month #2 – July 2017

Entrepreneur Book Club – Month #2 – July 2017
This month, we’re reading “Am I Being Too Subtle?” by Sam Zell. It’s an autobiography, that accounts the life of self-made billionaire Sam Zell. Zell made his money in real estate and prides himself on going against the crowd and being an outlier. Here’s the book jacket. Self-made billionaire Sam Zell consistently sees what others ...

Business Coaches for Business Coaches for Business Coaches

22. May 2017 Ideas 0
Business Coaches for Business Coaches for Business Coaches
I’ve been in the marketing space for almost half a decade now, and one thing that the industry is plagued with is gurus. Business gurus, sales gurus – basically, people promising to bring you and your nonexistent company from $0 in sales to millions in two weeks after they tell you a few secrets.   ...

You’re Never Too Old to Make It Happen

05. May 2017 Ideas 0
You’re Never Too Old to Make It Happen
At age 23, Tina Fey was working at a YMCA. At age 23, Oprah was fired from her first reporting job. At age 24, Stephen King was working as a janitor and living in a trailer. At age 27, Vincent Van Gogh failed as a missionary and decided to go to art school. At age ...

How to Focus Like Warren Buffett

01. February 2017 Ideas 0
How to Focus Like Warren Buffett
There’s a new Warren Buffett documentary out on HBO. It’s called Becoming Warren Buffett, and it’s essentially a visual biography of the world’s richest man. I’m not sure whether history will remember him as a better investor or philanthropist. He’s an amazing individual. One of the keys to Buffett’s success is his all-out intense focus. ...

Automated Reminders and Goal Tracking

17. January 2017 Ideas 0
Automated Reminders and Goal Tracking
I love goals. I try to keep them big and measurable. For my daily reminders and tracking, I’ve implemented a few systems that seem to work really well. Automation When it comes to automation, I use IFTTT, an app that automates actions between apps and other online services. For example, every morning I start my ...