The Power of Reading

A guy I just met was telling me about how bad he felt for his friend that never learnt how to read. When I asked him what books he’s read he said he didn’t like reading. I couldn’t help…


A Lesson on Honesty

When I was a kid I would play hockey with my brother in the basement even though I was told not to. One time I shot a puck through the wall. I was so scared of my step fathers…


“Your Call is Important to us”

“Please stay on the line…” I was kept on the phone line for 45 minutes. When the person finally answered, I asked them why their companies recording is lying. The guy said he didn’t remember what it says and…


Marketing Triggers

A lady tries on a pair of pants only to find out they don’t fit. She decides to hire that nutritionist. The doctor tells a man he has high blood pressure. He decides to hire that personal trainer. Businesses…


Love, Freedom & Letting Go

A little girl loved her bunny so much that she squeezed it to death. Isn’t that sad? But lots of parents in a way do that to their children. Lot’s of adults do that to their husband or wife.…


What Makes a Good Designer?

All good entrepreneurs at one point become good designers. In the early years, entrepreneurs usually become successful by making the right decisions for the brand. They make decisions that exploit every opportunity within their business. But there comes a…

Taj Mahal Sunrise

The Value of Design

What is the value of the the Taj Mahal? Every day thousands of people flock there to see this beautiful palace built in the 1600’s. It brings people from all over the world to buy hotels and try different…


5 Marketing Channels for Service Businesses That Work

Customer referrals A referral is pre-sold and costs you nothing to gain. More importantly than that it’s a sign of how good you are. If you’re not getting any referrals, you’re either not good enough or you’re too complicated…


Stop Stopping Yourself

It’s easy to come up with an excuse why you’re not persuing what you truly want. It’s easy to come up with a beautiful story why you shouldn’t. To voice it to others while they nod in approval regardless…


Doing One Thing at a Time

In the distracted world that we live in there’s a big advantage in being able to focus on putting all your energy in doing one thing at a time with all your heart. If your writting, turn off all…


The Woman Who Tried to Stop a Stream

A stream of water was rising. A women who had her house near the stream became worried that it would take it away. She decided to climb the mountain nearby and attempt to stop the stream. She piled rocks…


Feeling Scammed

Everyone’s felt scammed at least once. You buy something you’re excited about only to be disappointed by what it really is. When the price of ads go up the marketers get louder. They make things more flashy, bigger headlines…


Living Authentically

The only way to resonate with others in this world is to let go of the expectations and opinions of others. Let go of everything your parents, your friends and teachers want you to become and live your life.…