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4 Things That Will Keep You Broke, Stuck, and Frustrated

Freedom, impact, creativity, and lifestyle… these are the main reasons that many business builders launch into working for themselves. But even with these great motivations, many will never get past survival mode. Sometimes, the work that got an entrepreneur to survival-mode (where you’re paying the bills but not much else), or even a little beyond, is more about hustling and …

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5 Signs You’re Confusing Your Customers, And How To Fix It

Is your business confusing to people? This might seem like a silly question, but a lot of small business owners go about fixing the symptoms of a business problem without considering how confusing their message or positioning is. And honestly, most entrepreneurs are so deep in the weeds of their business that it’s nearly impossible to know if their business is […]

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Are You Telling Your Best Story?

Which story is more compelling? Story #1… I spent 14 years selling software in the B2B market. I learned a lot and helped startups and corporate giants grow their revenue through a lot of grinding, hard work, selling, and business development. After that, I started a boutique coaching and consulting business where I learned a ton about how to be […]

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Let’s Bury The Hustle

Today I’m going to get straight to it. Change and transformation start with a decision to let go of an old way of being. The things that got us to where we are are most likely the exact things that will keep us stuck there. Take a quick inventory: Are you hustling hard to make it work? Well, you can […]

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5 Changes You’ll Need To Make To Scale Up Your Impact And Income

Life is meant to be lived and that’s why we make it a priority to step away from our normal routines and enjoy things that make us happy. But it wasn’t always this way. Last time I talked about my Big Wake Up Call and how I created a high-paying manual labor job for myself. This week I want to get into […]

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My BIG Wake Up Call!

Staring at my miles long to-do list, I remember thinking: maybe I  just need to go get another job. It was the spring of 2017 and I was sitting in my home office on a Sunday night. It was almost 11:00pm, I still had work to do, and I had just texted my wife letting her know that I was going […]

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3 Keys To Go From Burnout To Breakthrough

Greetings from rainy Portland. We’ve had approximately 1.5 days of sun over the past 3 months. That might be a slight exaggeration but that’s the way it feels to me right now. As promised, this email includes the three things you must focus your time, energy, and attention on if you want to maximize the growth of your impact, income and […]

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It’s Time to Outsmart the Hustle

It’s Time to Outsmart the Hustle I’m over it. I’m done with the hustle. And 2018 presents a very clear shift in direction for me as an entrepreneur. It’s time to “Outsmart the Hustle.” As entrepreneurs, it’s drilled into us that in order to succeed, we need to hustle. In fact, “hustling” is generally glorified in the realm of entrepreneurship. […]

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