One Networking Mistake You Should Quit Making

Ooof! At a local networking event…someone just jammed their business card in my gut. Then, they started babbling about what they do, right off the cuff.  Ummm… Do I care at that point?  Nope. So why do we try and see how many business cards we can hand out at networking events? It might be what he was taught, or…

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Thomas Edison Failed 1000 Times…Yawn…

Thomas Edison failed to build a working light bulb 1000 times before creating a successful one. Yawn, every success guru points to this story as a “Failure leads to Success” story. But…it’s not enough to just fail 1000 times…you also have to learn, build, and improve all at that same time in order to get to that successful one. This…

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Why Stop At Calling Yourself A Blogger?

Aren’t you more than that? Even if you’re a person focuses on using a blog as your primary marketing device…aren’t you really first a business owner?  An entrepreneur?  If you only blog for personal reasons…a creator?  An artist?  Even a writer? This “magical” labeling of people as bloggers (or worse pro-bloggers) means absolutely nothing.  Zero, zilch, nada.  Even the alternative…

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