For most people and companies, the biggest obstacle they face is thinking it is safe to play it safe. And nothing could be further from the truth. The rules have changed, and playing things safe is actually the riskiest thing you can do today.
What makes a novel gripping, a blog post empowering, or puts the poetic in poetry?
People look to leaders because they want someone who challenges them to have a higher vision and strive to accomplish more, whether for themselves or a noble purpose. If the thing you endeavor to do doesn’t hurt a little, involve risk, or scare you – it’s probably not a goal worthy of you.
In my last condo, they had a security guard who was a woman, about five feet tall who weighed about 300 pounds. Obviously her health situation made it difficult to get out of a chair, and she would have been hard-pressed to chase down an intruder or subdue an attacker. Yet she still was able […]
So you have customers, even fans. You have a tribe of devotees who appreciate your work and follow you. But how much passion are you really creating? The recent mania over where basketball superstar LeBron James would sign reminds me of the hysteria the first time he made his decision and went from Cleveland to […]
Of course the quote above comes from Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist, poet and philosopher. While it has been re-quoted often, few actually understand what Lee meant by that, and the story of how it came about.
The Real Reason Gary Vaynerchuk Doesn’t Have Six-Pack Abs, I Don’t Speak French, and You’re Carrying Around that Extra Weight…
If you’re in a business – any business – you need to market. And you need to market online.
Realizing the difference between self-development versus self-torture.
No matter what kind of business you’re in – sales and marketing are the engines that drive it.