Marketing

Where’s The Communication?

In any business, interaction with customers and clients is critical. Though I do my best, I find that a lot of the interactions I both on this blog and on social media is one-sided. Unlike my live events where the audience plays a huge role in the direction a keynote or a training will take, […]

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Three Tricks That Make Managing My Brand Stupid Simple

On Monday I posted about the Ten Daily Disciplines of Highly Successful People. While I enjoyed writing it, I’ve gotten some pushback about one of the disciplines I listed. I love to give and take and back and forth debate so here is my counter argument to the complaint I received over Discipline Number Six […]

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The Number One Key For Blog Content

I have outlined before my belief that everyone should be writing and putting out content, but I always get pushback that consists of either 1. I don’t have time or 2. I don’t have anything to say. When I encountered this discussion with a client last week, I realized that I hadn’t shared  the number […]

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Five Tips To Make The Most of Video Marketing

Are you on video? It seems that between Facebook, youtube, snapchat and every other social media platform going right now, videos are the hottest way of promoting yourself online. Fewer people are taking the time to do what you are doing now, and reading blogs and more are watching the videos posted on their newsfeeds […]

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Two Words To Kill A Conversation

“I just don’t know why people won’t listen to me.” These were the words of an extremely bright young woman sitting across from me in a coffee shop. I sipped my rocket fuel and let her talk some more. “I could save them a lot of money. This new product we just rolled out is phenomenal, […]

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Be Awesome, Be Focused

This week’s theme of being awesome really comes down to controlling the aspects of our life that we have control over. We can control our emotions and be happy. We can control how we manage our energy and we can control what we focus on. Last week, my friend Beth and I were driving back from […]

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Be Awesome, Be High Energy

Continuing with the theme for this week of being awesome, today’s blog is about your greatest resource: Your Energy. Every awesome person I know is high energy. Not because they’re wired that way, but because they control their energy and use it to their advantage. Below are my five go-to ways to manage energy to […]

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Getting More From My Journal

At the end of 2014, I somehow stumbled upon a video of a Jim Rohn lecture centered around the importance of keeping a journal. He made a very logical case and I decided to start. Since that day, I have since faithfully used a journal every day since to capture thoughts, events, and ideas. I […]

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Create Your Own Mikie Moments

On Monday I shared a post about how my coffee guy, Mikie, has built a profitable to successful company by creating what I call Mikie Moments. At this time, you might be thinking, how hard can that be, coffee is cool, it’s available and it’s addictive, how hard can that be? First, I’d give you […]

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Mikie Moments

Last October, I learned a lesson from a very unlikely source about being a successful salesperson. It started when I was talking to my friend Josh and I made a confession. I told him that I really don’t like coffee. On the surface, this seems odd because I drink about 8 cups a day, but […]

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