13 Weeks To Change Your Life (311)

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was first published in 1793. In the 1916 edition editor, Frank Woodworth Pine wrote this in the introduction… Franklin is a good type of our American manhood. Although not the wealthiest or the most powerful, he is undoubtedly, in the versatility of his genius and achievements, the greatest of our [...]

The Power Of Yet (310)

“In a minute,” maybe a teenager’s favorite phrase when asked to do something by their parents. As parents, we understand that if we don’t continue to insist, the proverbial minute will never arrive. Our kids will never get around to taking out the trash, or whatever other chores we’re asking them to do. Yet is [...]

You Know What You Need To Do, Then Why Don’t You Do It? (309)

This is going to help you because I’m going to pull the curtain back and walk you through why I changed the name and strategy of the podcast not that long ago…and why I’m now changing it again. First, let me tell you about my experience in completely changing  – and I mean COMPLETELY CHANGING [...]

Make Something Good Happen (308)

Everything good is sales.  Everything bad is lack of sales. Go ahead. Argue against it. Push back. But I know what I’m talking about. I’ve experienced dreadful lease negotiations. I’ve participated in tense and uncomfortable vendor negotiations. I’ve experienced fires and break-ins. I know what it is to lose a good key employee. I know [...]

Ruts Are Habits With More Polite Labels (307)

Getting your vehicle stuck in a rut ain’t fun. And it can be difficult to get yourself out. Which is why sometimes we have to get somebody to pull or tow us out of a rut. In life, our ruts are just our habits. Sometimes we call them what they truly are, but more polite [...]

How CEOs Can Better Leverage The Power Of Others (306)

For the past few years, I’ve worked with and alongside Leo Bottary. We do a podcast together – WHAT ANYONE CAN DO PODCAST (the title is taken after Leo’s latest book). On Wednesday we recorded an episode centering around an article Leo wrote for CEO WORLD Magazine entitled, How Great CEOs Maximize Peer Relationships. Today [...]

The Power Of Friendship On A Career (305)

It was one of the first business books I ever read. I can’t be sure, but I think my grandfather (my mother’s father) had a copy. The book was published in 1949. It’s the classic book on selling by Frank Bettger, “How I Raised Myself From A Failure To Success In Selling.”  There’s been a [...]