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Entrepreneurship

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…

Entrepreneurship

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…

Entrepreneurship

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…

Entrepreneurship

Fishing for customers

My favourite food is pizza, but if I bait the hook with pizza I can’t seem to catch any fish. The fish don’t like pizza, they like worms. So instead of thinking about what I want I have to…

Entrepreneurship

17 ways to gain more clients

Care for your clients so much that they feel the need to refer you to others. Create an irresistible low cost and short time commitment offer to help prospects take the first step. Hit the phone and get former…

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Entrepreneurship

The Day I Doubted Myself

Seth Godin has been one of my favourite authors for the over a decade. I admire his way of thinking, his values and his wisdom. His books have helped me through many hard times in business. They’ve also enlightened…

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Entrepreneurship

What you stay focused on will grow

Someone pitched me a business idea yesterday. He had 5 different things he was working on. When I asked him which one of those things where working right now he said none of them. Every business has a lead…

Entrepreneurship

10 questions to create any story

1. Who’s story is it? 2. What’s their flaw? 3. What is the inciting incident? 4. What do they want? 5. What obstacles are in their way? 6. What’s at stake? 7. Why should we care? 8. What do…

Entrepreneurship

He sold me on it

There’s a sign nailed to a post by my house that reads “tree cutting service”. Needing a few dead trees cut I had starred at that sign many times on my way home but never took action. One day a…

Entrepreneurship

3 misconceptions about entrepreneurship

1. A good student makes a good entrepreneur I have a mug I use most mornings for my green tea that has a collage of dropout billionaires on it. I made it myself. It’s a reminder that good grades…