From the age of 25 to 45 I had what you might call chronic grief. Counselors told me it was because my dad died when I was 10, that my brother died when I was 20, that I had this loss here and that loss there—and that all the losses were the cause of my […]

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In 2010 the bank was calling me on loans of $42 million and I was under assault for a completely unwarranted and frivolous $60 million-dollar lawsuit. At that time, I owned two apartment buildings totaling 300 units and a shopping center. The bank I made the agreement with had failed and the new bank funded […]

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I drive a Rolls Royce Wraith which has a sticker price of over $300,000. Someone might see that and think, “What a waste! How many people could have been fed for the cost of that car?” My answer is that my Rolls Royce fed the families who built it, it fed the people who made […]

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I’ve wanted to write this article for a while, but with what happened on United yesterday, I feel I have to write this. We cannot let the companies and corporations and governments have control over our lives and the choice on how we’re treated. No one will ever get a chance to tell me my […]

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Last month 10X GrowthCon 2017 took place and it was the biggest and best entrepreneurial event of the year. There was so much content I wanted to put together a list of some lessons from the weekend that we can all apply to our lives to have more success. It’s difficult to do just a […]

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To “call a spade a spade” is an expression which refers to speaking about something truthfully, frankly, and directly. Today I want to lay out some truths. Call some spades, spades. Why beat around the bush? I’m not here to play nice and tell you what you want to hear, I’m ready to tell you […]

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Few things have made such a profound impact on my life outside of attending the 10xGrowthCon via Live Stream two weeks ago. I believe wholeheartedly that the strongest way to succeed in business and is life is to surround yourself with wise mentors and those willing to share their knowledge. I also believe the only […]

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Money buys freedom. The less money you have, the less options you have. The more money, the more options open up to you as far as how you can spend your time, where to travel, where to stay, and what to do. You can start projects that require funding. You can buy other people’s time […]

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Have you been told you’re special? Have you been given a medal even though you didn’t win? The real world doesn’t give medals for losing. They can give my 7-year-old daughter a soccer trophy win or lose, but you won’t be getting any trophy when you fail to make a sale in life. In my […]

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You can build a sand castle on the beach, but you know it’s going to get washed away. This is how I feel about my Wikipedia page. I want to forget about it, but if I go to Google, and I put my name in, one of the top things that always comes up is […]

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Brick and mortar retail is losing because most just hope someone shows up every day. This is why malls will be failing all over the country in the coming years. People have to go there, find parking, get out, walk in, and find a store. Why will people still go to movie theaters when technology […]

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You see this play out every fall. Two teams are going to battle, and they both pray for the win. Afterward, one team wins and one team loses—they can’t both win. It doesn’t have to be on the football field—it could be on a basketball court, a soccer field, or even a chess match. The […]

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Let’s face it, LinkedIn is not as fun as Instagram or SnapChat, but you can’t ignore it because it’s still the best platform for you to network professionally. They opened its publishing platform to everyone a couple of years ago and now there are over a million people using LinkedIn to write articles, with over […]

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You don’t need to get on BuzzFeed to go viral, but going viral is difficult. Rather than just going viral, you want to be thinking of how to grow your footprint online daily. You need to get attention, stand out, and be consistent. You want to get to a point where people see what you […]

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30 years ago, there were 4 main ways that you could get known. You could get on the radio, get in the newspaper, network with people outside your office, or get on television. Today in 2017, you can still use those methods, but there are newer, more effective ways to get known. If you aren’t […]

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