No problems? Create some in 7 easy steps No problem. Everything in the business seems calm. No trouble in sight. Things seem to be running themselves. Sit back and relax. In the meantime, there is a fire in the foundation. And you do not know about it. Ignorance. The velocity of business continues to accelerate.…

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WISDOM TO HELP START THE WEEK The beginning is the most important part of the work. (Plato) THE EIGHT ESSENTIAL DISCIPLINES These disciplines are essential in building a healthy business, in developing a successful career and in improving our lives: Confidence: Gain it, and it practically carries you to your goals Passion: It separates the…

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An honest analysis of your market is a major success factor. We are now ½ way through my series I call the “Framework for Business Development” that I started in May. The series is meant to complement “Mitch’s Pocket Guide to a Great Business Plan”, which is a high-level overview of the information you should…

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Wild at Heart Raptor Sanctuary As they survey the skies from above, the birds of Scottsdale, Arizona always have someone looking out for them from down below. In the early ’90s, Sam and Bob Fox founded Wild At Heart, a rehabilitation center for birds of prey. Every year, as many as 600 birds come through…

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by Paul Singh Something I learned when I used to sell cars: if you understand how someone makes money, you can better understand how they make decisions. The business of investing is about deal selection, not deal sourcing. The best investors see 100x more deals than local angels, VCs and anyone else in-between. That’s why…

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