4 Success Lessons from Django Unchained

“This is my world and in my world you gotta get dirty. So that’s what I’m doing. I’m getting dirty.” – Django  It was 10:30 am on New Year’s Day when I watc...


Act Like a Leader and Think Like a Manager

Act like a leader and think like a manager. Really? Shouldn’t it be the other way around? No, because leadership is action, period! And if you don’t remember anything else from this articl...


Building Your Brand: Small Business Lessons from Lady Gaga

In roughly four short years, Lady Gaga, the eccentric pop star phenom has become a household name by building an iconic brand that has resulted in earnings of nearly one hundred million dollars last y...


The Fabulous Four Qualities of Top Performing Teams (Part 1)

What is it that makes certain people in a company or organization come together and accomplish extraordinary things? How can a team of people who may only be average performers individually, produce r...


Top 6 Reasons Beginning Entrepreneurs Fail

6. They focus on fixing their weaknesses. Forget your weaknesses and focus on enhancing and blowing up your strengths so your weaknesses become irrelevant. Put in the hours of “Grind Time” honing...


The Credit Card Entrepreneur: How to Start a Six Figure Business on a Credit Card

When I was homeless and going from job to job, moving from apartment to apartment running from the “repo man,” he finally caught up with me and repoed my car. My credit score was now 500. ...


How to Make $250,000 From Your Dorm Room, Garage or Trunk of Your Car

Homeless after high school, broke and bad credit after college, my fear of failure and poverty forced me to think about how I could become a successful entrepreneur. What can you do when you only h...