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YOU MUST DO THIS TO BE SUCCESSFUL

I am enjoying hosting a video/podcast series Million Dollar Monday (M$M). The purpose of M$M is to share real valuable advice from real successful people. One key mindset ingredient of million dollar success is the mindset of KNOWING. Successful people have this common mindset. When they set out to achieve something, they don’t wonder if

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Groundhog Day

We are already one month into the new year. How are you doing on creating the new you in your new year’s resolutions? If you are on track with your new year’s resolutions and goals, congratulations! Keep doing what you are doing to stay on track. If you are off track and 2021 seems like

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Do You Deserve to be a Millionaire?

Do you deserve to be a millionaire? Why? If you said you deserve to be a millionaire because you work hard, long hours, you are wrong. Lots of people work long, hard hours and earn minimum wage. If you said you deserve to be a millionaire because you have been in this business 25 years

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The New Year Will Require a New You

I am seeing lots of posts on social media about how much people look forward to saying “good riddance” to 2020 and getting started with the New Year. These folks seem to think that all of the challenges of 2020 are going to magically disappear on New Year’s Day. Please let me encourage you to

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Why Horses Wear Blinders

If you have ever watched the Kentucky Derby or any horse race, surely you’ve noticed the “horse blinders” on the heads of all horses. The purpose of these blinders are to keep the horse from getting distracted by other horses, people or even birds. When a horse gets distracted and looks around it can lose

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Super Size Your Business

I am sure you have seen plenty of McDonalds ads? Right? But you probably didn’t learn anything new? Right? You already knew McDonalds sold hamburgers, fries, shakes and sodas. You have already tried many things on their menu. So since you already know everything you need to know about McDonalds why do they advertise?

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The Number One Enemy of Becoming Wealthy

I define wealthy as making a MINIMUM of $500,000 per year. This is a very achievable goal because:

  • Businesses in North America spend over $300 Billion on all the products we sell (Printing, Promotional Products, Incentives/Awards, Custom Packaging and more).
  • These businesses keep running out of these items and need to reorder more.
  • The margins can be high if you sell solutions and not just price.

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The Rule of the Beach Fire

I love being at the beach. One of my favorite things is to have a great log fire at the beach. Here’s the first rule of the beach fire: It takes many logs to have great log fire. If one of the logs rolls out of the fire, it fizzles out and sizzles out. It’s virtually

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