Today I want to talk about four ways you can be a dad. They relate to the four degrees of actions that every person can take in life. There is massive action, normal action, doing nothing, or retreating. Let’s talk about doing nothing first. Doing nothing is what it sounds like—to no longer take actions […]

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I have been reading the books of successful people my whole life. I have always been interested in my own self-improvement and still am today. I remember in the early days reading Andrew Carnegie, Clement Stone, Napolean Hill, Og Mandino, Zig Zigler, Earl Nightingale, James Allen and more. Being young and naive and open to […]

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Here are 3 rants that my fans have watched, and rewatched, more than any other. I read 3 different Top Ten Lists for Financial Success and they all had the same mistake – Saving Money. Folks, you have to invest money to make money. Your goal should be to boost your income, not hold onto […]

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In this episode of the Best Passive Income Model Podcast, Mark chats with THE Grant Cardone of GrantCardoneTV.com. Listen in as Mark and Grant talk about real estate, goals, and so much more. You don’t want to miss this! Thank you for listening to The Best Passive Income Model podcast. Your support helps me attract great […]

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Thank you for your support this year. I’m sure you sometimes get tired of all the posting I do on social media, my promotions, streams, photos, quotes, pictures of my socks and announcements. When the haters have shown up so many of you have encouraged me to push harder, do more – your support of […]

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This Veteran’s Day I want to thank all of those who have served and are still serving and even those who plan to serve. I love speaking to soldiers because they truly understand life purpose and what it means to do WHATEVER it takes to accomplish a goal or hit a set target. Soldiers provide […]

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It is critical during a slow period that you keep a very tight, disciplined schedule to keep yourself and your company focused and productive. It’s easy to become immobilized by bad news and bad decisions and then find yourself doing little more than being worried, scared, and unproductive. When things tighten up you must be […]

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Successful individuals love to seek out problems because they know that almost every problem is universal in some way or another. Some industries actually create problems so that they can “solve” them by way of selling their products to you. (Think of all the things you’ve purchased over the years because you “needed” them. Did […]

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A long time ago, I worked at McDonalds, but then I got fired. I was a terrible employee. I showed up late. I had a bad attitude. They said to me,“Dude, give me your hat, get out of here,” and I said, “I’d be happy to.” I then went on to sales and was fired […]

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I recently flew to Atlanta to speak with the management team of Mohawk Industries. The Group is a 107-year-old company that dominates the soft and hard flooring space. I was so encouraged with management’s interest in making their people the best they can be. The presentation was only one hour long but I gave the […]

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Managers, are you tired of your people missing forecast? Of course you are, now this is what you have to do. 1) Quit lowering the expectations. When a sales person or team misses their forecast the solution is never to reduce the forecast. If you are going to reward sales people for hitting quota, you must […]

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For fifty years, there has been very little change in how people sell things. Most of the information is dated, with encouragement to control the customer and spend long periods of time with them, believing the longer you spend with them the more indebted they become. The reality is that people have changed over the […]

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Anyone can tweak something and make it a little better. For 30 years I have been tweaking sales processes and customer satisfaction for companies. In some cases the tweaks were tiny and in other cases we rewrote the sales process of entire industries. Here are 10 little tweaks that will make you more effective, no […]

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Read the graph above and understand that if you are making under $100,000 per year you are at risk. Don’t blame the messenger, I am just sharing the graph. When adjusted for inflation the four groups compromising 90% of all earners in America have experienced an almost flat graph since before 1970. Flat lines always […]

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The U.S. Census Bureau reported in September 2014 that: U.S. real (inflation adjusted) median household income was $51,939 in 2013 versus $51,759 in 2012, statistically unchanged. In St Louis, Mo. the cost of living is 69,445. How is that going to work if the couple in the household is bringing in $52,000? Even if they both drag […]

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