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Understand the Risks and Mitigate Them

“Experience is a truer guide than the words of others.” | Leonardo da Vinci

There is no such thing as risk-free living, but if you follow the principles of The 1% Solution, you can reduce risk and improve your probability of success.

If you are about to embark on a certain project or a venture, list all the significant risks associated with that project. For most projects, whether it is professional or personal, there are usually about five to
10 risks in the medium-to-significant range, with only one or two being the most significant risks.

Focus on Your Strengths, but Know Your Weaknesses

“You can journey to the ends of the earth in search of success, but if you’re lucky, you will discover happiness in your own backyard.” | Russell H. Conwell

Forget Multitasking - Focus!

“Concentrate all your efforts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn through until brought into focus.” | Alexander Graham Bell

We are inundated by numerous tasks throughout the day, big and small, important and non-important, urgent and non-urgent. Some are our own priorities, while many are the priorities of others. We can easily become overwhelmed by these tasks and risk becoming ineffective or stressed, and make mistakes. Many of these tasks contribute very little toward our achievement of big goals.

How The Power of Perseverance makes You A Better Entrepreneur.

How the Power of Perseverance makes you A Better Entrepreneur.

Today I am going to talk about the single most important trait of an Entrepreneur. The one trait that will consistently help you make your money over your entire career. That most important trait is The Power of Perseverance.

10 Steps to More Cash Flow - Concrete steps you can take today to Improve your cash flow tomorrow!

10 Steps to More Cash Flow – Concrete steps you can take today to improve your cash flow tomorrow!

“Business opportunities are like buses, there is always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

The Three Fundamental Truths I Learned About Business As I Climbed From the Stockroom to the Boardroom

“The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it.” - Chinese Proverb

In business, the most important lessons learned are the hardest earned. Today, I will share my three most important business lessons learned over my career in going from the stock room to the board room, and why I think they are critical to help you massively accelerate the growth of your own business.

Managing by Facts - Know Your Numbers

"But in my opinion, all things in nature occur mathematically.”
― René Descartes

Building A Culture of Innovation

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” - Benjamin Franklin

You want your company to thrive because it innovates, not innovate to survive. Major changes in the global economy, technology, and demographics, are significantly disrupting many industry sectors, putting a squeeze on profit margins of companies in status quo mode while rewarding the innovators with new opportunity and stronger market positions.

How to Use Lean to Increase Customer Satisfaction, Grow Sales and Build Your Company

The concept of Lean was recently popularized within the technology community by Eric Ries’s excellent 2011 book, The Lean Startup. While the concept of Lean is new to the technology community, the principles of Lean were developed and adopted by other leading industries many years ago, particularly in manufacturing and logistics, and have proven to create significant and enduring enterprise value.


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