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Car Payment Contest Winner

We have our first winner of the “I will pay your car payment this month” contest. This blog post is an announcement about the winner, and a breakdown of lessons learned along the way

How a leader creates when others doubt

How does one maintain the creative vision in the face of wilting criticism and questioning? The truth is, people want to attach themselves to a leader who can see beyond the road you are driving, because that is the only way that exciting things are created.

Social media and retail marketing

Brief summary of results from Extole’s recent report on retailers and preferred marketing channels. Social media tops the list, but the bottom two channels were a surprise to me.

The Difference Between Owned, Earned, and Paid Media

There are many different ways to get people to pay attention to you or your business on the web. We’ve grouped the thousands of unique source into three buckets, to help you make a plan that works for you, and targets your goals or objectives.

Where do your best ideas come from?

I am curious if this happens to you. In the past, I would take showers or a bath, and just get the best ideas flowing into my imagination. It always seemed like there was something magical about being in the water and relaxing that spurred my inspiration.

Why I Will Pay…

Note – this contest ended on February 20th, 2016 and the winner was drawn at random on February 21st. For more information [click here]. Enter this contest, and I am paying the car payment (up to $500*) for ONE lucky winner

I learned something this weekend…

This was kind of a big weekend for me. I have been planning to relaunch my blog for months, and take some of my “offline” activities like journal writing and personal development – making it into an online and more transparent laboratory.

You can only climb as hard as you rest

Today is Sunday. Yesterday was a power day for me as I got a ton done on a project that I have been thinking about for a long time. It is amazing what you can do with inspired action.

Every day that you say NO
to your dreams…

This video by Steven Tomlinson had me thinking about the thought, that what we need is not a career, but a calling. Those dreams are listening to that calling…