The ultimate goal of networking as a Go-Giver is to give so freely, thoughtfully and effectively to others that they decide to fully engage their minds and hearts on your behalf.  You want to get to the point where they are thinking about how to help you as they are driving down the road and…

What Is the Foundation? The foundation of literally everything you do in your business is a detailed, accurate understanding of your ideal customer.  What you sell, how you describe it, how you sell it, how much it costs, how both you and everything in your company “look” visually … everything … is driven by the…

“This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” Polonius in Shakespeare’s Hamlet THE IMPORTANCE OF TRULY KNOWING YOURSELF For the last 6 years I’ve had the chance to work with several people who suffer from various…

This video provides a nice overview of a business SWOT Analysis.  SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.  Understanding why a SWOT Analysis is useful for a bigger business helps you understand your personal inventory is useful for a MicroBusiness.

I’m very visual.  Pictures, for me, immediately evoke thoughts and strong feelings that immediately change my state of mind and energy level. This Article explains the whats, whys and hows of creating a Vision Board to capture visually what you want your end state to be.  A vision board not only shows you the things…

This article provides a great overview of how to create your own Statement of Purpose. It also shows Bruce Lee’s actual Statement of Purpose that he created after reading “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill.  It’s almost eerie how accurate that statement was in predicting his future.  In fact, when Bruce Lee retired from…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVqPvbzLYOo Way back in the 1930’s (during the Great Depression), Napoleon Hill wrote the self-help classic “Think and Grow Rich.” My favorite section of the book is where Napoleon recommends that we write down in detail our personal Statement of Purpose … and then that we read that Statement of Purpose multiple times every day until…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD3HQE_HJUE In this video, the late, great Stephen R. Covey explains one of the most important of his “Seven Habits for Highly Successful People” – beginning with the end in mind.  He explains how architects create blueprints to which builders refer again and again to make sure the end product looks like what was planned.  This…