How Deep Are Your Roots?

Yesterday I was clearing out a wooded area on my property to provide easier access to my shed. This project called for the removal of a few trees. As luck would have it my brother lives near-by and he had access to a piece of equipment that would make light ...
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A Voice Named “Jason”

“THE LOOK IN YOUR EYE, THE SOUND OF YOUR VOICE, AND THE ENERGY THAT COMES OFF OF YOU AFFECTS EVERYBODY.” I came across this quote while reviewing a few of my past articles on a Saturday morning.  A recent experience came to mind, and I believe it carries a message ...
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Get Them In The Door

You have heard this said before but I am about to say it again. “Common sense” isn’t very common. I was reminded of this again last week while entertaining my good friends from Scotland in south Florida. I am not sure how long this is going to take, but I ...
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Failure Just Might Be The Answer

Failure Is Your Fastest Route To Success. If you want to learn more, do more and be more, you will need to accelerate your journey along the failure curve. You heard me correctly. I just suggested that you accelerate your failure curve. I say this for good reason. While there ...
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Thought of The Day

In reviewing a book titled Coach To Coach: Business Lessons From The Locker Room I came across a sentence on page 20 worth repeating. “The look in your eye, the sound of your voice, and the energy that comes off of you affects everybody.”  Think about it. Share on Facebook ...
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Reward Yourself

TGIT: Thank Goodness It’s Today! I have never been one who saw the benefit of rewarding our kids for being capable enough to put on a uniform and placing a hat on their heads with the bill facing forward. Showing up may be 80% of the battle according to Woody ...
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TGIT: Thank Goodness It’s Today

You Have One Life To Make It All Work MIKE MARCHEV A weekly blog post designed for entrepreneurs of all industries and interests covering the four major areas of personal growth: Spiritual, Intellectual, Emotional, and Physical.  Regardless of your age, gender, experience, expertise, educational background, race or professional sports team preference ...
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W-W-P-F The four-letter reminder is simple: WWPF. What is your WWPF? From 1-10. With 10 being the best mark. These letters stand for Work Worth Paying For Is your work worth paying for? Just a little or a whole lot? Starting today, begin honing your product so your work is ...
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Allow The Sales Process To Unfold

I once attended a Home Trade Show and was introduced to a number of entrepreneurs in booths manned by good, hard-working individuals trying to make a living. Some booth sitters came on stronger than others. Some caught my attention as I passed by. Others silently repelled me from their booth ...
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My Advice: Get Out There Where The Action Is

The title of today’s message needs a bit of clarification, but it is absolutely imperative that I share these thoughts with you. This is a true story. This is a story that I had internalized years ago, but needed to be reminded of as recently as last Friday. Please do not ...
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