There is a Bigger Elephant in the Room for Entrepreneurs

Written by on April 18, 2013 in your Business, your Mind with 0 Comments
There is a Bigger Elephant in the Room for Entrepreneurs

I created my first Pinterest board today.  Check it out.  Not really sure what to do with it, but it could become a repository for cool quotes that I come across.  I saw this one, but had to clean it up for my audience. I have written several post recently on fears that American workers […]

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How Entrepreneurs Overcome Fears

Written by on April 16, 2013 in your Mind with 0 Comments
How Entrepreneurs Overcome Fears

I’ve read two surveys recently on concerns American employees have on pursuing entrepreneurship. Both surveys reached similar conclusions. Below is a neat info-graphic that Edward Jones complied titled “Supporting America’s Entrepreneurs.” I’m fairly certain that Edward Jones didn’t conduct the survey for the hell of it.  It has the financial resources to act on some […]

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CREE Ends My Muhammad Ali Moment

Written by on April 14, 2013 in Stock Talk with 0 Comments
CREE Ends My Muhammad Ali Moment

Several months ago I had the electric company perform an energy audit on our home. One of benefits from the audit was that all of our incandescent light bulbs were replaced with more energy efficient compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs at no charge. Over the course of a year, the CFLs should allow me to save […]

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Steve Jobs – Master the Message

Written by on April 12, 2013 in Motivational Videos, Steve Jobs Take, your Business with 0 Comments

There are many aspiring entrepreneurs that would rather build their widget and let someone else sell it.  I’m sad to report that you may have a problem.  Until you have grown beyond the small business classification – you – the owner, the founder, the chief cook and bottle washer will be your company’s best sales person. […]

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Will Smith – I’m Not Afraid to Die on a Treadmill

Written by on April 2, 2013 in Motivational Videos, your Mind with 0 Comments
Will Smith – I’m Not Afraid to Die on a Treadmill

Who would have thought when we were first introduced to the Fresh Prince of Bellaire that the man behind the character was so deep? He makes so many points in this video that resonates with me its crazy.  I love this one, Separation between talent and skill is one of the greatest misunderstood concepts for […]

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Les Brown – Your Life is Powered by You

Written by on April 2, 2013 in Motivational Videos, your Mind with 1 Comment

Your life is powered by you. I love that phrase. Les Brown lays it out for us. Your life is powered by you. You got a dream, an idea,  you gotta take responsibility to make it happen. Your dream, your life, going to the next level will be powered by you. Don’t put your destiny […]

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Tony Robbins – Tiny Changes Mean Huge Results

Written by on April 2, 2013 in Motivational Videos, your Mind with 1 Comment

For as long as I have been playing golf, I should be much better than I am. A few years ago, it looked like my game was improving and then it disappeared again. Each year I usually end up recycling the same old excuses. “I need to play more often, but I don’t have the […]

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Jim Rohn – Personal Development

Written by on April 2, 2013 in Motivational Videos, your Mind with 2 Comments

Jim Rohn starts out with a punch in the gut. He says, “It was hard to give up the blame list. It was so comfortable blaming the government, negative relatives, the company policy, unions, wage scales, economy, interest rates, crisis and circumstances.” His mentor explained to him (paraphrased) ”that it is not what happens that determines […]

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