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I’ve been speaking and writing about and doing business online since 1993.

Here’s where I talk about everything else with some business advice thrown in from time to time for good measure.

If you want to know how useful this …

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“By the power vested in me by no one in particular…”

How things get done in the real world…

I’ve worked directly with hundreds entrepreneurs over the last three plus decades and have probably had conversations with thousands more.

What have I learned?

This: Mindset is everything.

I’m not talking about …

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Merry Christmas

Twenty tracks of Christmas music (an hour+) from some of America’s greatest musicians.


1. ‘Merry Christmas Baby’ 1979 – Ray Charles
2. What Christmas Means to Me – Stevie Wonder
3. Joy to the world- Nat King Cole
4. …

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The secrets of a winning sales presentation: A lesson from the Shark Tank

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Getting published – in the real world

Every now and then I see people go through the bafflement of trying to find a deep pockets, high profile publisher for their book.

Huge amounts of time and energy are wasted and much frustration ensues.


Because few would-be …

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The real Secret: How successful businesses get that way

A few years ago, there was a wildly successful movie/book/craze called “The Secret.” To me, “The Secret” was massive wishful thinking bottled and sold like snake oil.

This article is not about THAT “Secret.”

It’s about what less than 1 …

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The biggest wave is yet to come: Rearranging your perspective

Evans has stated the case quite forcefully, now I’m going to play Devil’s Adovcate…

Yes, it’s true – and amazing – that consumers in the developed world (and some in the developing world) are actually carrying around the 1980s equivalent …

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