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Breaking THE Barrier – Striving to be Unreasonable

| July 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

There’s a particular barrier that needs to be broken to become an entrepreneur.  Some have wasted their savings, their family and their lives to attempt getting through it – and have not succeeded in doing so.  Any average person can be a business owner if they’re willing to put forth an above average effort; but […]

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What Do You Want to Be Known For?

| June 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

I was asked a profound question today. A question that I was sure I knew the answer to right away, but the details begin to unfold the more I allowed myself to sink into the question. The question was, “what do you want to be known for ?” My initial response was, “I want to […]

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Do You Take Credit and Give Blame? Dare to do the Opposite

| June 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s time to flip the switch on credit and blame. They’ve been fooling us for way too long. Some things we want to take, and some things we want to give away. Some make sense, and some don’t. In most cases, though, we should be doing the opposite — keeping the things we want to […]

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The Future of Giving: Are You Part of It?

| June 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

About two years ago, my publicist Alyson Campbell, called me from her offices in New York and asked if I would like to be involved with an amazing charity she supports, Rosie’s Theater Kids (RTKids).  Started by Rosie O’Donnell, RTKids’ mission is beyond inspirational; giving young people from disadvantaged schools around the five boroughs a […]

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Are You Unwilling to Pay the Price to Become Better?

| May 25, 2012 | 31 Comments

I’m AFRAID that too much of the time we know how to become the best versions of ourselves and are just UNWILLING to pay the price to become them… I have thought about this statement a lot because I think it applies so directly to my life. When you wake up in the morning and […]

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5 Ways to Get Me to Hire You

| April 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Show, don’t tell Think Apple Stores and car dealerships. When you’re selling a big product, five minutes in the driver’s seat is worth hundreds of listed specifications. To a startup, each hire is a huge purchase. Give them a quick chance to see your talent. Applying for a marketing internship? Develop a PR plan for […]

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Your Presence on the Internet Makes a Difference

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

After an extensive application process and a grueling interview, the potential employer has narrowed down the choice from a dozen original applicants to you and two other finalists. All three of you are qualified for the job and would make a good fit for the company. How does the employer choose between you and the […]

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8 Tips to Leave Your Day Job and Start Your Business

| February 21, 2012 | 17 Comments

One of the scariest things to do is drop your day to day nine to five. The paycheck is steady and it comes with a nice health-care package. Lunch with co-workers provides time to unwind and talk about what’s going on in the world. The hours are steady and while it may be demanding, there […]

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The 4.0 That Really Matters In Life

| February 10, 2012 | 11 Comments

Today, even a 4.0 GPA isn’t enough to guarantee you success personally or professionally. Though important, the world’s most successful people didn’t have the best GPAs. There are other measurements that correlate with your long-term success better than the GPA alone. The real 4.0 that matters after college and in your career is your personal […]

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Start Building Your Personal Brand Today: Be An Expert

| February 7, 2012 | 9 Comments

In business, establishing yourself as the expert or go-to guy in your field is the difference between mediocrity and world-class success. Think about any business, industry or expertise, and there is at least one, but more likely a few competing, experts, trying to vie for the official or unofficial top expert in the field. Why […]

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