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January 2018

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Entrepreneurship

Conquering My Fear of Selling

I remember being scared of sales as a self-employed personal trainer at 17 years old. I loved the work I did but when it came to talking money I was always nervous. I mean who was I to take…

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Lifestyle

Happiness is Not Excitement

The man sitting at the slot machine gets a lot of excitement when the lights and sounds go off but is he filled with joy? Not likely. We often mistake happiness for excitement. Yet happiness is more like joy.…

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Entrepreneurship

What Makes an Entrepreneur?

Most people want security. Most people are terrified of the unknown and the uncertain. Just look at all the bad jobs and relationships people feel stuck in. It’s rampant. But entrepreneurs are less like that. They pass on the…

Business

The Ripple Effect of Raising Wages

When wages are forced to increase on a mass scale the guy that owns the coffee shop doesn’t just have to pay a few extra bucks per staff. There’s a ripple effect. He gets a phone call from his…

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Lifestyle

Weird is Good

Think of yourself as a marketing niche. There will be a lot of people who like that niche, and there will be people who don’t. And no matter what you do, you won’t be able to make the entire…

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Entrepreneurship

Crafting a life that matters

How many people do you know who are stuck in a job bored out of their minds because their job provides little to no meaning in their life? Stuck because they would rather work in boredom day-after-day in exchange…

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Lifestyle

Passion Creates, Addiction Consumes

The average person is on Facebook 50 minutes a day not including other social media channels. The stats show that the average person also watches 2.5 hours of TV per day. So I’m being conservative when I say we’re…

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Lifestyle

4 mantras to a happy relationship

When Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh was asked the secret to a happy relationship, this was his response: Look at your partner in the eyes and say: 1. Darling I’m here for you 2. Darling I know…

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Lifestyle

Want to change the world? Start with yourself

I used to ask my team of personal trainers what clients they were having trouble getting results with. Often one trainer would say that they’re having trouble getting some of their clients to eat healthy. When I asked the…