Are You Distracted by the Micro-Bite Age We Live In?

Got an important message for you about the micro-bite age we live in… We live in a “micro-bite age”. It’s so easy to hop on our computers or phones and Facebook, Tweet, Google, Pin and YouTube information whenever we want to. And for some people that’s all they do. Consume…consume…consume. Why do we do this? Because, it’s far easier to remain distracted than doing something important. When you […]

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The Island of the Insane Birds !

    I have an interesting and slightly crazy story and lesson for you today… Get ready for it…!   The Island of the Insane Birds…     There’s a tiny, uninhabited island off the west coast of Ireland called Beginish.  And if you set foot on it in June, the birds that live there will go INSANE.  They will squawk and dive-bomb you and raise a […]

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Can I Start Home Based Business Without a Website?

According to the research firm Clutch, about 46 percent of Small Businesses don’t have a website.  The main reasons given for this are:    A website isn’t relevant to their business or industry    A Social Media profile does the job    It costs money    It requires maintenance    It requires technical knowledge To those familiar with building websites and with business uses of websites, […]

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The “Venetian Way” to Stay on Track and Succeed Online

A friend of mine recently came back from a trip to the Greek island of Crete, which is the largest island in the Mediterranean. He said that one of the highlights was visiting the Venetian Lighthouse in Chania.  Back in the 16th century, this lighthouse guided ships to the safety of the port town. We have GPS today, so lighthouses aren’t used much anymore.  But […]

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Spanish Conquistador: Important Lesson in Leadership

I’ve got a quick story for you with a powerful life lesson…  ​​Stick with me for this… After landing his invasion forces on the shores of some country, sixteenth-century Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes would immediately burn all of his boats. This action sent his army a message: “We can’t turn back.  Either we succeed here or we die here.” Once Cortes directed his people’s energy away […]

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Start Home Business :: Is the Stampede Coming for You?

  How do you avoid a stampede running straight at you?  Run, right? So what if I told you there’s a stampede running at you all day that’s almost impossible to avoid?  A stampede that’s everywhere you look.  What am I talking about? The stampede of information and entertainment you are faced with everyday, of course. Every day you have to navigate your way through […]

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Email Marketing: Top Strategy for Home Business Start Ups

  Email Marketing entails sending emails to a list of recipients in which your ultimate aim is selling products or services.  When done properly, it’s one of the most cost-effective marketing methods.  However, you must be careful to follow the requirements set forth by the Can-Spam Act of 2003.  Building a responsive email list is almost as important to your Home Business Start Up as having a […]

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