Are You Teachable?

As a business expert, I am expected to offer advice.  The danger is that I become so committed to what I know works that I am no longer teachable.  Attending seminars and webinars, listening to great speakers, is one of the habits I have developed that helps me stay teachable.   Teachable means willing [...]

The UN-Constipated Business

A friend and client of mine reminded me about this video.  I recorded it a few (many?) years ago and my friend, Jack, told me he watches this video several times a week.  A WEEK?  Wow.  I'm honored to have made that kind of impression on him.  It's called "How To Make Running Your Business [...]

Biz Tip #28: Be UN-usually Happy

Did you see this video yet?  Click below for a recap of Gary Vaynerchuk's life, in a 2 minute clip.  The guy gets a LOT done in a day.  He doesn't sleep a lot and he moves, and talks, at warp speed.  His day may not appeal to you, but here's the kicker:  He is happy. Joy [...]

Want to Win? Gotta Enter!

Once upon a time, Leroy died, went to heaven and had a meeting with the big guy. "God, I have just one question for you," said Leroy.  "All I ever wanted was to win the lottery.  I asked, I prayed, every day.  I never won. Why wouldn't you grant my only request?" To which God replied, "Leroy, [...]

We love you, Frank Blau!

My favorite place?  Seminarland!  I just returned from the Pumper & Cleaner Profit Series with Jeff Bruss in Orlando, Florida.  What a lovely group of contractors.  We laughed, we cried...and expanded business and personal success.  (Thanks, Jeff!  You are a super marketer and businessman, and put on a first class event.) I love to hang out with folks after [...]