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Top 5 Underrated Books Every Entrepreneur Should Check Out?

Over my many years in business, I’ve read A LOT of books. Personal growth books, productivity books, business strategy books, historical books, innovative marketing books, books about finance, books from the biggest titans in our industry… I’ve learned A LOT about starting, building and scaling a business from books!  And 99% of the books I’ve … Read more

Money Mistakes to Avoid for Managing Online Business Finances

Entrepreneurs – even the most successful ones – can fall victim to financial mistakes.  Take filmmaker George Lucas of Star Wars fame… In the mid-’80s, he was having cash flow issues. He had invested heavily in new technology that hadn’t quite taken off while his returns from Star Wars were starting to dwindle.  So he … Read more

11+ (Underrated) Books for Entrepreneurs You Should Have on Your Shelf

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Looking for a list of great — and underrated — books for entrepreneurs? Books that’ll make you a better writer? Give you a sense of belonging? Help shape your entrepreneurial journey? Even change how you run your business? Then, you’re in the right place! From fiction to nonfiction, self-help to a fantastical adventure, Greek myths … Read more

The One Myth You Must Bust to Become a Pro Entrepreneur in 2024

Facts vs Myths

There’s a myth that’s been around for centuries… A myth that’s been shared in almost every motivational book or seminar around the world. And it’s dangerous.  Let’s flashback to 1911 when two evenly-matched teams competed to be the first European explorers to make it to the South Pole. One team, led by Robert Falcon Scott, … Read more

10 Powerful Hacks to Learn Faster & Retain More

I remember my first job working at a production company as an associate producer. I had to do some research but within about an hour of sitting at my desk, my brain was going nuts. And I felt like I was going to burst if I didn’t get out of there. I was just a … Read more

10 Simple Daily Habits to Improve Your Life (& Business) Effortlessly

I remember as an undergrad, I had a pressing deadline for a term paper — and for the life of me — I just couldn’t get it done. This was the first time the professor was inviting paper submissions via email. (Yes, if you’re much younger than me, you used to have to turn your … Read more

6 Signs You’ll Succeed as an Entrepreneur in 2023

Last year, I was at the point where I was ready to give up on my business after 11 years in. I looked forward in my calendar and could see everything I would be doing each month of each year for three years into the future. I felt like I was trapped on this golden … Read more

State of the Internet 2023: 12 Trends That Are Redefining Online Business As We Know It

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” — Molière And oh boy, did we have some treacherous obstacles to overcome as online business owners and entrepreneurs this year… Continued Zoom fatigue made it more challenging to get people — and keep them on — your live webinars.  Customer objections were plentiful (and … Read more

When Your Passion Doesn’t Fit Into a Plan

I shared this story at the last Live Your Message LIVE and the message really resonated… so I pulled that clip for you to watch (or you can keep reading). The ELEVENTH Live Your Message LIVE is March 3-5, 2023. Grab your ticket here and I’ll see you there 🙂 I was a planned child.  … Read more

Try This for Just 30 Days to Experience Deeper Rejuvenation (& Produce Better Work!)

This post is based on a book that changed my life this year… Deep Work by Cal Newport (I highly recommend you read it if you haven’t yet). I read this right after Live Your Message LIVE in March when I was experiencing just pure cellular exhaustion. I couldn’t do it anymore… all of the … Read more