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Is Your Niche Too Big?

There’s a great quote from a mediocre movie (Man of Steel, 2013). In the movie, a young Clark Kent has a bit of a freakout about his power. His mom, Martha Kent, comes to help get him out of the janitor’s closet where he’s locked himself in. “The world’s too big, Mom.” “Then make it smaller.” For the last five …

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The Best of The Best – Top 10 Podcast Episodes from 2015

I had the privilege of talking with some of the brightest and best entrepreneurs, experts and all-around business badasses on my podcast in 2015. I am filled with gratitude for the time and energy that these, and the rest of my guests, brought to the show. Last year I created a list of the most popular podcast episodes from the […]

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Episode 71: Finding Your Voice with Dave Barcos and Lou Radja

Too many brilliant and talented entrepreneurs are struggling just to get by. In fact, many of them are so focused the day-to-day operations of their business that they never get a shot at really thriving because they never get past survival mode. Today I’m trying something a little different on the show. This episode is very unique because I’m essentially […]

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Episode 60: Take A Stand And Tell Your Story with Maggie Patterson

You’re a driven business builder with big plans. Every day you’re out there hustling for work but your message feels a little ‘off’ and out of alignment with who you are. Let’s face it. You’re real problem isn’t competition. It’s obscurity. My guest this week is Maggie Patterson and she’s here to whip us into shape about the way that we’re communicating […]

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Biz Wisdom Bomb – Can People Feel Why You’re In Business?

  Jill & I just spent three amazing days unplugging at the Oregon Coast and I’ll say straight up that it was hard to come home. We had fun running on the beach, starting happy hour a little earlier than usual, and we even renewed our wedding vows on the same beach where we got married two years ago. It […]

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