How To Create Exponential Growth For Your Business…

Most business focus only on one way to grow their businesses: get more customers. Usually this means expensive advertising campaigns that yield questionable results. They don’t do anything with the two other ways to grow a business, even though those ways are less expensive than getting new customers. And, by focusing on all of the…Read moreRead more

The Rise of The Sovereign Individual…

The ongoing transformation is both good news and bad. The good news is that the Information Revolution will liberate individuals as never before.For the first time,those who can educate and motivate themselves will be almost entirely free to invent their own work and realize the full benefits of their own productivity. Genius are being unleashed,free…Read moreRead more

Are you an insider…?

Are you an insider…? Business leaders are finally realizing that their most powerful assets are not their buildings, bank accounts, or even their technologies. It’s their relationships with their audiences. Relationships are about intention and attitude; shared interests, experimentation and growth. But conventional wisdom resists attempts to develop a business concept, a “brand,” around an…Read moreRead more

Intelligence and effort are Necessary but not Sufficient…

Intelligence and effort. Both are necessary for success. But neither one is sufficient. Intelligence without effort is wasted potential. Like a ship sitting in port. It looks good, but it’s not going anywhere. Effort without intelligence is an unskilled fighter. The beating becomes disheartening. And ultimately wears him and his people down. Intelligence plus effort…Read moreRead more

What if surfing was your daily job…?

Same waves,same beach(s), different day. The risk of skin cancer. The falling. Sand in your socks. The people hassling you for your spot on the wave. The pressure to do more sets. The other guys at the beach who don’t appreciate your style. The drudgery of doing it again tomorrow, when the weather sucks. And…Read moreRead more

Cashing the check …

A check in your wallet does you very little good. It represents opportunity, sure, but not action. Most of us are carrying around a check, an opportunity to make an impact, to do the work we’re capable of, to ship the art that would make a difference. No, the world isn’t fair, and most people…Read moreRead more

What if ocean front was your daily job…?

Surfing, Same waves, different day. The risk of skin cancer. The falling. Sand in your socks. The people hassling you for your spot on the wave. The pressure to do more sets. The other guys at the beach who don’t appreciate your style. The drudgery of doing it again tomorrow, when the weather sucks. And…Read moreRead more

Exploit Learning Together…

Meetup,Toastmasters, AA, book groups,workshops,team building events,midnight basketball, community college, jazz bands, … There’s a pattern here. We learn best when we learn together. It’s not merely the logistic efficiency of putting people together in a room. Now that the internet replaces that efficiency, we see that ‘more for less’ is the least of it. Learning…Read moreRead more

What happened to the dreams..?

Jack was a typical teenager. Overweight. Insecure. A bit soft and naive. Then one day, he had a dream. One in which he felt energetic, powerful, self-assured. That dream stirred Jake. It created a hunger that demanded to be fed. So he started going to the gym. He ran on the treadmill. He lifted weights….Read moreRead more

Looking for Something to React or Respond To…

In the old-school factory,the twin taskmasters are the manual and the assembly line. The manual tells you what to do,and the assembly line keeps the work coming.Its not your job to decide. When we move away from assembly and manual labor,it was easy to pretend that we were no longer working in a factory.It turns…Read moreRead more