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March 2018


What makes a great salesperson

I was putting on an event and I needed to hire a superstar sales person in less than a week. I could of asked around but I needed someone that was hungry and willing to do whatever it takes.…


Aristotle’s 3 pillars to persuasion

I like to read old books. And when you read old book you start to notice that many of the new age books we read are simply regurgitated and re-packaged ideas of the past. Something Ryan Holliday writes about…


10 things you must take responsibility for

Most people tend to avoid responsibility. As humans we are born completely dependent of our parents and we work our way towards autonomy as adults. But along the way some people get stuck. Some people in one aspect of…


Learning from your pain

When our knee is in pain we stop and say “something is wrong” we stop and question what it could mean? How it may have happened? Where the pain is coming from? The point is that we are aware and…


Wantrepreneur VS entrepreneur

We all know by now that school was never built for entrepreneurs, it was built for employees. That means it’s left a bunch of people without the skills to sell. It’s left people with the fear of standing out,…


How clear is your business vision?

Before making it big American business magnate Henry Ford said: “I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It…


The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

Serious thinkers should think about spending less time on social media if they want to move beyond the noise. To generate good ideas and quality work requires quiet. Author Leo Tolstoy, JK Rowling, Stephen King, George Orwell, investor Ray…


Fighting the need for approval

I feel like I’m becoming a professional eavesdropper. I was sitting at a coffee shop yesterday and two girls sat at the table next to me. They seemed to be in their mid 20’s and were discussing their future plans.…


How to work with high-profile clients

As a personal trainer at 19 years old I was referred by one of my clients to the manager of the Fairmont hotel (and later the Westin hotel) where I became the personal trainer for VIP guests.  Every time…


Powering through mistakes

I’m learning to play the guitar and yesterday I kept screwing up and stopping and starting over again. Then a friend who is much more experienced than I am told me to focusing on correcting my mistake and to…


The fastest way to success

The fastest way to success is to find someone who has done what you want to do and learn everything from them. Read everything they’ve written. Buy every book,listen to every podcast, watch every video. And if you’re really…


How to build a thriving team

I’ve played and led enough teams in my life to give you a little insight on thriving teams. First off, I hate when people play politics. Politics is when people choose their words and actions based on how they…


Drip by drip

I often get asked how to go about writing a book and I always explain that 1 blog post a day at the end of the year turns into a 365 page book. I tell them to stop waiting…