I Had A Dream

I Had A Dream

I had a dream last night that had me upset.  It was intense and it felt real...and I was having it right as I woke up.  The contents of the dream are not important, because well, it was a dream!  It wasn't real.  But I woke up this morning in a bad mood anyway. I was...

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Who Do You Call For Help In The Cancun Airport?

Who Do You Call For Help In The Cancun Airport?

This story begins in the Cancun airport.  Amy (my lovely bride) and I, were standing there frustrated, scared, and incredibly worried.  We had just ended a wonderful vacation and were trying to check our bags so we could head home.  But something had gone wrong. ...

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Make Hay While The Sun Shines

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

I woke up this morning to the sound of heavy rain outside my bedroom window.  It reminded me of the saying, "Make hay while the sun shines."  (I like the idea of farming when building a business...not hunting). For the last few months, business has been good.  The sun...

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2 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want to Grow

2 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want to Grow

We live in an amazing time if you want to learn.  (I talk about the difference between learning and education here).  There are so many tools and resources if you want to learn how to do something.  If you need to fix your plumbing or start an LLC or drain your...

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3 Questions To Help You With Overthinking

3 Questions To Help You With Overthinking

Have you ever struggled with overthinking?  If you are like 99% of the population, the answer is yes.  Nearly all of us get trapped by our own thoughts at some point.  I have talked about "that voice" before here.  It turns out "that voice" is not only stealing joy...

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Rip Up The Carpet

Rip Up The Carpet

My wife Amy and I have had our hands full with a big project at 539 Main Street in Coshocton.  We purchased the building nearly 3 years ago, and since then, my wife has been hard at work restoring it.  The results have been amazing.  We have turned the building into a...

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Mowing the Tall Grass

Mowing the Tall Grass

I was an entrepreneur from a young age.  No...I didn't know the word.  But even when I was young, I loved the idea of owning my own business. One day when I was 14 or 15 years old, I got a call from a neighbor who lived up the street.  They were out of town and needed...

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The Power of Batching

The Power of Batching

I have been struggling to keep up with my content lately.  As you may know, I host a weekly web show called Delivering Marketing Joy, I have the Monday Minute, and I am on a podcast every Friday with Bill Petrie called Promo UpFront.  In addition, I have been working...

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What Are You Giving Linkedin?

What Are You Giving Linkedin?

I was talking to a peer recently about social media.  We discussed the normal challenges that most people have with the platforms that usually are related to negativity.  He was saying he just did not like Facebook anymore, so he wanted to step away from it.  For the...

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My 4 Life MVPs

My 4 Life MVPs

One question I get all of the time is, "How do you get so much done?"  It's an important question...and a flattering one.  The topic is so important, I have dedicated one complete course to "How To Get More Done" in the upcoming Better Business University.  And while...

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How To Start A Business in Coshocton County

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