How wide open are you with your business and your numbers? How wide open do you need to be?
I just finished up an awesomely productive three days with Ryan McRae of ADHD Nerd. I profiled him recently in one of my Success Stories. We worked on a lot of things. I kept him on track a little and helped him escape to the Hot Chocolatier…Continue
Added by Dr. David W. Powers on January 31, 2017 at 12:40pm — No Comments
The question I get asked most often by you fine people who run your own business is…
How do I get more leads for my business?
That's a good question, but that’s not really what you want. If I send 10,000 unqualified leads to you but you convert none of them…
For many small business owners, one of the perks of having your own company is the opportunity to contribute to causes in which you believe. Charitable giving has many benefits including tax deductions, marketing opportunities, and employee engagement. To make the most of your charitable giving, make sure to follow these guidelines.
Choose the right charity
In order to qualify for a tax…Continue
Added by Donna Reade on January 31, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of our Strategic Leader Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday, we provide a video & podcast audio segment designed to encourage, motivate, challenge, and develop you as a leader and influencer.…Continue
Added by Brian A. Holmes on January 30, 2017 at 12:29pm — No Comments
It is estimated that 68.8% of American adults are overweight or obese. More than 80% of American households carry some sort of debt. Approximately 56% of American adults are addicted to social media. Those numbers should be alarming but they pale in comparison to another number that doesn't get much attention—84%. What is it that 84% of Americans plan to do this year?…Continue
I need your help with a project I’m working on. My book Rapid Skill Development 101 was published several years ago. The book hit several best-seller categories on Amazon, such as education and psychology, but it’s in need of updating.
Since the book came out I’ve had a few of the readers send me their stories after using it, but I would like to add more for a bigger and more helpful expanded edition. I’m also planning on adding examples of other careers that I’ve had coaching clients…Continue
Added by Dr. David W. Powers on January 30, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
Even better than 2016?
One of the best ways to do that is to create a game plan for success by not only creating new goals but first taking the time to review your successes and failures of last year. Too often we simply reapply the same goals for 2017…Continue
Added by Lynne Watts on January 30, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
I love it when someone asks for help and actually listens and follows through! Last August a close friend and colleague of my husband’s stopped by and wanted me to look at his bloodwork and give him my thoughts. He said he thought the doctor would tell him his cholesterol was too high. When I looked at his…Continue
What is different about economic equilibrium is the fact that the economy exists because humans exist and humans are physical, intellectual and spiritual beings. Most do not realize or recognize that the highest of these is spiritual; intellectual is higher than physical and spiritual is higher than intellectual.
Since economic equilibrium is tied to the economy and since the economy is a reflection of human action and humans are 'created in His Image', economic equilibrium has a…Continue
Added by Bruce Koerber on January 29, 2017 at 8:37pm — No Comments
If you’ve been considering turning your 9 to 5 into a freelance job, you’re probably tossing around the pros and cons of freelance work.
Freelancers make up 34% of the workforce right now, and the percentage of workers freelancing will bloom to 50% by 2020 according to a recent post in Entrepreneur…Continue
I spend a considerable amount of time on this blog talking about how God uses our creations to draw attention to Himself. He uses us to create things that draw people to Him, so to speak. I know this is somewhat flawed but God's grace to and through us is sometimes put into words, but what I am about to say next is not.
How much of YOUR attention does He have? How is your connection to God? How is your relationship with Him? How are your devotions and other Spiritual disciplines…Continue
A very spiritual Yoga Class: Hatha Yoga as Devotion to God. Adore the Divine with your whole body. Asanas can be seen as prostration, as prayer, as embracing the Divine. Sukadev leads you through a short 20-minutes-session of…Continue
Added by Sukadev Bretz on January 27, 2017 at 4:05am — No Comments
Think about it ...
Lyrics. Books. Magazines. Advertising. News coverage. Politics. Press conferences. Court rooms. Films. Television writing. The internet. Speeches. Sermons. Counsel. Conversations. Arguments. Poisonous, crushing words. Elevating words. Personal, internal speak.…Continue
Added by Brian Del Turco on January 26, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments
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I don't think I could be any more excited than I am to introduce you to someone who has had incredible influence and impact in my life.
You've heard me speak about the journey I've been on over the last five years, and I frequently share when we're in the midst of transition and advancing to our next level in life, the key relationships God sends us make such a powerful difference.…Continue
Added by Brian A. Holmes on January 26, 2017 at 11:52am — No Comments
When our daughter, Jennie, was about six or seven years old, she had earned a new book. My wife, Barbara, always had a reading plan for our daughters to earn a book of their choice at the bookstore. This particular day, I was able to accompany Jennie to the bookstore. She…Continue
Added by Mike Cournia on January 26, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments
Case studies are one of the most powerful things you can add to your site to really get prospects motivated to work with you. But few people utilize them. Even fewer have good ones, because writing good case studies can be hard.
I did say ‘write,’ and while written case studies…
Added by Curtis McHale on January 26, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
I coach people in high risk/high stress occupations and help them find enjoyable second careers after spending time in uniform. Because of that, I enjoy coming across success stories of folks who hit the ground running after their time downrange.
This is another in a series of profiles I’ll be presenting. I hope it encourages you and provides the motivation you need to keep moving forward.Continue
Added by Dr. David W. Powers on January 26, 2017 at 8:17am — No Comments
Believe it or not, there are several distinct traits separating genuine leaders from the rest of the leadership crowd. What does a real leader do? What does a unique, above average leader do to challenge the status quo?
Without any complicated effort, I can share 10 traits genuine, authentic leaders have, setting them above and apart from other leaders who have…Continue
Added by Brian A. Holmes on January 25, 2017 at 10:23am — No Comments
The new year has already started and many of us sat new resolutions or goals. Some have maintained progress toward achieving those resolutions/goals. Others, have fallen off and failed at keeping those resolutions/goals.
However, I would like to propose that each of you take up a new resolution right now…Continue
Added by Terry P Burgess on January 25, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments