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Smartcuts – Book Review

11 commentsSeptember 13, 2014

You’ll probably see the new book Smartcuts everywhere over the next couple of weeks. When you see it, pick up a copy. It’s an extremely solid book and one of the best I’ve read in awhile. The book “analyzes the lives of people and companies that do incredible things in implausibly short time.”

Shane Snow, the author and a friend, provides lessons from ancient history and recent years that show the “smartcuts” that the best use to achieve lasting success faster. Combined, these lessons [...]

We Analyzed the 3,000 Most Successful LinkedIn Publishing Posts

181 commentsSeptember 9, 2014

This is a post by Paul Shapiro. Make sure you check out his blog, Search Wilderness and follow him on Twitter.


LinkedIn has opened the floodgates to a world of content with their new publishing platform and it’s an amazing way to expose your writing to a highly-professional network of readers.

Top influencers are already publishing on LinkedIn, so people are seeking out content on the platform to read. This cannot be said about your typical WordPress blog.

Despite its awesome content marketing potential, The LinkedIn [...]

Are things happening to you or are you making things happen?

117 commentsSeptember 2, 2014

There is one key difference I’ve noticed among successful business owners and the “wantreprenuer” crowd. One group is waiting for the right _______ (fill in the blank). And the other group decided to make things happen for themselves. Period.

I’ll let you take a lucky guess on which group is successful.

Today, I want to show you three perfect examples of what it looks like to “make things happen” for yourself.

Example 1:

James Clear is a good friend and an impressive [...]

What Babysitting Taught Me About Business

109 commentsAugust 13, 2014

My brother has a 3 month old baby and I volunteered to help watch him for a few days.

This is a picture after I got both shoulders puked on by baby Atlas.

He’s a cute kid and I figured I could leave the kid in his crib while I did my work and activities throughout the day.

Shit…I was completely wrong.

I used to think (in my ignorance) that people with kids were too lazy to start their own business.

I used to [...]