Choosing is a choice

We have a lot more choice in our lives than we think…in everything we do…and today I want to share two aspects of “choice” that apply to your career. One is about choosing who (and what) you work for (whether it’s someone else or yourself). The other is about how your mentors will choose you…

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Being Extraordinary Matters

“I’m just an ordinary guy who has been able to do extraordinary things” -Martin (Marty) Edelston After writing last week’s post “Who is your rainmaker?” I couldn’t stop thinking of the man who made it rain as much as anyone I have ever known in my career, Marty Edelston. Marty launched the company called Boardroom…

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Who is your rainmaker?

There is nothing better than working with entrepreneurs. Dan Sullivan, the top coach for entrepreneurs in the world, has a great quote (which I am paraphrasing): Entrepreneurs never have to “give back” since they never took anything…they just “give.” Today I want to share some observations I have made over the years working closely with…

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The Horizontal Vertical

The power of “niche” (i.e. “vertical markets with huge needs”) should never be underestimated in how we look at bringing products and services to the marketplace. Finding niches that fit with your super powers and then going a mile deep rather than a mile wide is more often than not the key to success. And…

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Did you miss this?

Hey it’s Brian and I know you don’t usually hear from me during the week… …but a few days ago I asked about your biggest challenge when it comes to marketing your product or service. Well, so many of you responded and it’s making me wish I’d asked this a lot sooner. Reading the responses,…

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