Month: April 2017

Two Danger Traps to Avoid When Growing Your Business

Whether you run a 2-person graphic design shop or a 200,000 global manufacturing conglomerate, you’re likely craving growth. We all do. Expansion fuels profits, serves customers, drives share price, and impacts the world. Through building five companies of my own and helping at least 100 others scale, I’ve seen two repeating growth traps that have […]

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Don’t Stumble Over Something Behind You

We all face incredible challenges in our lives. Difficult people. Ruthless competition. Time constraints. But so many of us succumb to an imaginary and impotent demon that strangles our potential and restricts our progress. This fictitious monster is called simply … the past. While the past can be a great teacher, it can also shackle […]

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The Two Big Things United Got Wrong That You Can Get Right

The news of a 69-year-old physician being forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight has shocked the world and captured headlines around the clock. Millions have now watched passenger-taken videos of Dr. David Dao being brutally dragged off the plane to make room for United employees. His frequent flyer bonus was a broken nose, concussion, […]

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Vu Déjà

We’ve all experienced déjà vu, looking at an unfamiliar situation and feeling like we’ve seen it before. It turns out the most successful and creative people flip this around and consciously practice Vu Déjà – looking at a familiar situation as if you’ve never seen it before. Our brains are hardwired to play a devious […]

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The Sushi Donut

Millions of people love sushi. Even more love donuts. What would happen if you combined these two highly coveted delights? You guessed it… the mind-blowing Sushi Donut. This new concoction deviates from the traditional straight-cylinder sushi roll by being formed into a connected ring like a donut. Don’t worry, it’s made of rice instead of […]

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