Book Review: The Magic of Thinking Big


The Magic of Thinking Big is a New York Times bestseller that was originally published in 1959 and has sold over 4 million copies.  It was the first big  writing success for Dr. David J. Schwartz, (Psychology) who went on to write several other books on motivation and success.  During his life,  he gave motivational […]

Turning LinkedIn Into A Lead Generation Magnet


It’s safe to say that LinkedIn is at once the least understood as well as the most powerful of all the social media platforms. Over 250 million members with average household incomes of $109K it is certainly the most affluent and influential. Only about 2% of members are taking advantage of all that LinkedIn has […]

Book Review: Go-Giver


If I were to sum up Go-Giver in one sentence: It’s undoubtedly one of the most significant sales books of our time, yet it expounds on some of the oldest ‘relationship building’ wisdom of all time. To understand the awesome little business parable Go-Giver, and it’s companion Go-Givers Sell More, it helps to gain some […]

Agency As A Startup


I was living and working in Boulder at the turn of the century (sounds like such a long time ago), and had the chance to help my dad market his desalination invention to investors.  Basically, the invention used the hydrostatic head of a 2000 foot hole (well) to drive sea water through reverse osmosis membranes […]

Opportunity in Disguise


If the key to entrepreneurial success is discovering a need and satisfying it, then perhaps the key to successful markets is increasing awareness of a need through networks, and in a mutually beneficial manner. When investors and venture capital is harder to come by, how much greater is the opportunity, as those hurdles will certainly […]

Have You Kissed an Entrepreneur Today?


Entrepreneurism has an inextricable relationship to Free Enterprise. Try separating the two…I tried and couldn’t do it. If the Free Enterprise System is the backbone of America, then Entrepreneurship is the very calcium making up the bone. It’s so important in fact, that not a single product or service that we know of today, or […]