Entrepreneurship

  • Your Daily MIT Is More Important Than Your SMART Goal

    By Kevin on August 9, 2016
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    Is it time to rethink the wisdom of goal setting? We’ve all been taught the value of setting goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound. But what happens when we have too many goals? Even if our goals fit the SMART criteria, having multiple goals inevitably...

  • 4 Ways To Get Your ‘Inner Game’ Right

    By Kevin on August 5, 2016
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    Can you begin to live your best life ever by applying a series of simple mental techniques in your day-to-day life? Personally, I’ve been on an evolving journey when it comes to mindset strategies for success. In my twenties, I thought it was all hogwash and I just wanted...

  • What’s Your Most Valuable Asset?

    By Kevin on July 25, 2016
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    Take a minute to think about the most valuable things in life. If you are like most people, your list includes things such as family, friends, fitness and finances (money). Now, how would you rank these things on your list? It might surprise you to discover that many of...

  • Why Good Rules At Work Inevitably Turn Bad

    By Kevin on July 25, 2016
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    In my recent article, “Why Good Companies Create Bad Rules,” I explored how rules and policies are created with the best of intentions; as companies grow in size and complexity, leaders institute rules to mitigate the effects of hiring mistakes, bad decisions and to maintain a level of quality....

  • Book Review: Miracle Morning For Writers

    By Kevin on July 19, 2016
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    When people find out I’m an author, they often hit me with some form of, “Oh, I’ve got a great idea for a book, but I just don’t have the time to write it.” As if writers have some special access to a secret reservoir of time that others...

  • The 5 Deadly Sins Of Meetings (and How To Fix Them)

    By Kevin on July 19, 2016
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    The hot-shot product manager burst into the conference room ten minutes late. “Sorry guys, I’m on ‘marketing time.’” The six of us already in the room had been waiting on him to start the meeting. Six people, times 10 minutes each, equals a full hour of wasted time. There...

  • Can You Really ‘Write’ A Book In As Little As 12 Hours?

    By Kevin on July 11, 2016
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    I truly believe almost everyone in business should write a book. In fact, I wrote and published a book to launch each of my last three companies. Are you a consultant? You should write a book to gain clients and speaking gigs. CEO of a big company? Write a...

  • 7 Steps To Master Your Email Inbox

    By Kevin on July 4, 2016
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    Would you like a simple way to dramatically cut the time you spend on emails? According to a survey conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute, office workers spend 2.6 hours per day reading and answering emails. This equates to 33% of a 40-hour workweek. What’s worse is that smartphones,...

  • Why Good Companies Create Bad Rules

    By Kevin on June 27, 2016
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    I’m staring at my expense check and notice it’s short by about $4. Must have totaled up the wrong amount when I submitted my expense report. I pull up the report with a month’s worth of mileage, meals, hotel rooms and office supplies. I add up all the rows,...

  • Hire An Assistant, Even If You Think You Can’t Afford One

    By Kevin on June 27, 2016
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    Most of the small business and solo professionals I know don’t have an assistant. Whether they are an independent consultant, coach, professional speaker, writer, or even a startup CEO, they consider an administrative assistant a waste of money. Why spend on an admin when I know how to use...

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