What are YOUR Entrepreneurial Talents?
An accountant doesn’t do the books with an abacus, a painter doesn’t paint houses with finger paints, a plumber doesn’t fix a leaky toilet with a hammer.
We all have tools that we use in our business. Aside from the obvious physical tools we all have TEN Entrepreneurial Talents… Which ones are YOUR strengths? Which ones are YOUR blind-spots? Don’t you think NOW would be a good time to find out>
E-Strengths… an on-line course that will help you Discover, Develop and Direct YOUR Entrepreneurial Talents!
The vast majority of my leadership lessons came from two sources… John C. Maxwell and the United States Marine Corps. Both teach a set of leadership standards that one can cling to. The Marine Corps has 11 Principles and John Maxwell has 21 Laws.
These standards are universal and undeniable truths. The one set has served the United States well for almost 240 years and the other has been studied and practiced on the front lines of
Discipline, It’s Not What I Thought It Was. For years now, part of my story has been that I lacked discipline. This limiting belief came from my high school days. I had thought I cracked the code way back then… Not!
Picture this with me: He was sitting on a twin size mattress in
Have you ever wondered what highly successful entrepreneurs had in them that made them so successful. What was their secret sauce? How did they crack the code to extreme entrepreneurial success?
I started my last brick and mortar business at the end of 2008. It was an electronics recycling venture. The market had so much
I read a very interesting statistic this week. I was reading The Courage to Take Command by Colonel Jill Morgenthaler. She pointed out that the average leader in America today takes his leadership position at age 30, however he doesn’t get any “formal” leadership training until age 40.
So the average leader is wandering aimlessly for
I just returned from Nashville where I attended my semi-annual live mastermind group with 8 passionate entrepreneurs on a mission.
This group is all coached by the same set of amazing coaches. We all benefit from their knowledge and wisdom in the field of growing a business primarily based around communicating.
We are a group of motivated dedicated entrepreneurs who work as writers, speakers, coaches, podcasters, consultants and a myriad of other
This past December, my daughter and son-in-law drove 1000 miles to surprise me for my 50th birthday. You could have knocked me over with a feather. My wife sent me a text message that she had made lunch and come on down when I can break away from my work.
I finished up what I was doing and went down stairs… to find these kids (adults) sitting on my couch in the living room. WOW! What an awesome surprise.
Well, as you can probably guess from the title above, they were there to say much more than “Happy Birthday”. We are going to be grandparents in June! I was standing at the counter in the kitchen when the news came. I had to sit down. Shocked and elated all at the same time!
Every year I plan to plan for a better New Year. I plan to reflect on the year gone by and I intend on “intentionally” making the next much better.
Resolutions? Not so much. I have set them in the past and by January 7th they were a distant memory. I have always prided myself on being kind of a “shoot from the hip”, “type-a”, “git-r-done” kind of person and writing things down and going back to them were too confining for ME. READ MORE…
I was recently in Omaha, NE to attend a coaching class on Entrepreneurial Strengths. The Gallup organization has been collecting and studying data for the past six plus years and has determined that
the root to our (and any) economy is… jobs.
When a country, a state or a city has no jobs to offer, decline is eminent. The economic strength of any of the above will be determined by its ability to provide and sustain jobs. Ok, this may seem obvious. Stay with me. READ MORE…