Category = Motivation

How to Avoid the Tyranny of Perfection

I’m pleased to introduce you to my friend Dr. Chris Hoff, who possesses the rare combination of experience of award-winning corporate executive and entrepreneur, and therapist. His expertise and training in organizational development, systems consulting, and psychology offers a powerful perspective to this vital topic. Enjoy! I’ve grown up, started multiple businesses, and have made […]

The Entrepreneurial Journey – Business or Bust!

It’s true that America has been built on a foundation of ideas, ideals, and economic freedom. While many point to Wall Street and Washington, D.C. for our many accomplishments, innovations, and vibrant workforce, the fact is, veterans and veteran-owned businesses have done much of the heavy lifting throughout our history to make America the overwhelming […]

10 Simple Steps to Regain Your Self-Confidence Now

You may not know this, but most people experience a lack of self-confidence at some point in their lives. This is particularly true among leaders, entrepreneurs, and high-achievers. This occurs for a variety of reasons, and to varying levels for different people. Regardless of why you are experiencing a lack of self-confidence, or what level […]

Thinking Errors That Make You REALLY Unhappy

Our brains and our own thoughts about ourselves and what’s going on around us are powerful tools for both good and bad. Even if you don’t realize it, you may make thinking errors that cause you to be really unhappy. Such cognitive distortions don’t reflect reality. They stem from insecurity and a skewed perspective.

5 Proven Tips Entrepreneurs Need to Know When Launching a Startup

With entrepreneurship becoming an increasingly popular “career” choice, a growing number of people are choosing to launch their own startups. If you’re considering building your own startup company, it’s crucial you understand the journey on which you’re embarking. Building a startup company is tough; launching your own company as an inexperienced entrepreneur is even harder. […]

Avoiding the Crash-and-Burn Fallout: 5 Tough Truths Entrepreneurs Should Learn Early

With more and more people choosing the entrepreneurial path than ever before, and with way too many of them crashing and burning before they ever catch flight, it’s time for some tough truths about entrepreneurship. Look no further than companies like Startup Liquidators (@startuplqdtr) or Autopsy (@autopsyhq) (whose businesses are based on sharing lessons learned […]

Matt Brauning: My 3 Top Secrets to Aligning Your Mind To Succeed

Some people seem to have all the luck. They try their hand at a new business venture, a relationship, or new skill, and it works, while some of us keep swinging at the same ball, but never seem to hit it out of the park. There seems to be mental patterns that all humans share […]