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What The Amish Can Teach You About Hustling

Did you know that Amish businesses have an amazing 95% success rate* at staying open at least 5 years while the rest of America has 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs closing their doors* within 18 months? The Amish work hard and know that you reap what you sow. I like that. I like the rewarding feeling after putting […]

Five Steps to Sales Greatness

The fact is, there is a big gap between average and great. This may sound basic, but the fact is, most people are operating with average goals, average levels of action, and getting stuck in the land of average: The Middle Class. Whether you’re a homemaker, artist, plumber, gym owner, lawn maintenance, lawyer, doctor, car […]

How to Hire the Right People – Jerry Fetta

Hiring. It is one of the most difficult subjects in business. In fact, hiring is one of the main reasons the term “solo-preneur” has been coined. Selecting the right teammates is perceived to be hard. If you’ve been in business 3-5 years or more you’ve experienced what I’m talking about. We hired our first employee […]

Do What Target, Sears, and Macy’s Refuse to Do

If you are looking to grow a business, especially in the world of brick-and-mortar, you must get great at servicing customers. When you shop as a customer—you walk into a Payless, a Ross, a Dick’s or wherever, you can you browse for 20 minutes and leave the store without ever being greeted, much less being […]

Why Flipping Houses is Stupid and Retail Is Dead

I’m going to tell you about an unstoppable game today. It’s called affordable housing. I have a saying, “rent one door, own many doors.” If you’re out there flipping homes, if you’re buying shopping centers, if you’re buying a house, this message is for you. I’m going to predict the future of real estate. Malls are going […]

STOP INVESTING IN TRENDS

How many people do you know who lack responsibility with regards to their money and investing? I’m here to tell you today that IRA’s, Stocks, and Mutual Funds are vulnerable vehicles for individual investors. Everyone knows there is no such thing as getting rich quick yet the masses continue to invest in the hopes of […]

Partying, Dreaming or Hustling?

This hustle thing is not just a word—you have to be willing to give up something to make it big. For 25 years, I gave up partying on the weekends and drinking alcohol. While others were out partying, vacationing, going on the yachts, and hanging out with the big ballers, you know what I was doing? Hammering […]

6 Steps to Overcoming the Fear of Saying Hello

Your first interaction with someone is a golden opportunity to create certainty, trust, and immediately provide value to the customer or prospect. A greeting may seem simple—it’s just saying hello, right? No, the greeting is your first chance to make an impression on your customer, and what you say—and how you say it—will set the tone for the […]

Increasing Your Website Revenue

What happens when someone hits your website? Is there a plan in place? If not, you are leaving money on the table. Every person that goes to your website is looking for something. Are you following up? There are 3 main things you need in your internet response strategy—predictability, consistency, and process. What are the benefits of having a […]

A Tale of Two Cold Calls

I can dissect a phone script and make small variations, and I have proven that I can make you 80X more effective on a cold call. A phone call must have the right greeting, it must set a hook, it must make a big claim, and it must qualify the lead when they show interest. […]

The Ultimate Guide To Freedom

Freedom is the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint; the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved. The fact is money buys freedom. The less money you have, the fewer options you have. The more money, the more options open up to you as far as […]

Your income potential is infinite. Here’s why…

Freedom is the power to act, speak, and think as you want without hindrance or restraint. Freedom and finances are connected. To get freedom you must focus on income above saving or investing. You can’t save or invest if you don’t get your income right. Income—Money coming in Expense—Money going out Cash—Money left over What […]

How to Get Your $120,000 Job

How would you like to be pulling in over 100K? It’s tough getting a new job that pays that much—but you don’t need to become a doctor or lawyer to do it. There are many companies out there looking to hire, and I want to encourage you today that you can get any job you […]

6 Odd Ways Top Entrepreneurs Found Success Going Against the Grain

Taken from https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/296404 In the noise of business, you need guts to stand out from the crowd. Maybe it’s attending a black-tie event wearing a golden suit to attract the attention of a titan dealmaker. These six entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share how they were different—with explosive success. Craig Handley Image Credit: The Oracles 1. Show […]

How to Grow Your Business While On Vacation

How productive are your trips? Vacation can make you feel miserable if you haven’t already earned work happiness. How do you do vacations right? Never say, “No work on a vacation.” I don’t call it a vacation; I just move my office. There’s something about traveling and seeing other places that inspires the spirit and […]

How to Cheat at Success and Get Away With It

A ritual is defined as a religious or solemn ceremony consisting of a series of actions performed according to a prescribed order. What are your daily success rituals? To be successful selling, you need to have a planned out schedule on how you will attack your day. You need a series of actions performed in a prescribed order. What […]

Self-Made Millionaire: The Truth About Grant Cardone

I went to a McGregor fight in New York last fall and after I returned home my daughter asked me, “What’s more important, talent or obsession?” I told her talent doesn’t mean anything unless you’re obsessed. That led me to doing a live stream over on Facebook where I told people to ask me anything […]

10,000 Ways to Win

When Thomas Edison was asked about all the times he failed to invent the light bulb he said, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” In business, you do not want to find out 10,000 ways your presentation or pitch won’t work on the customer. Every one of those ways […]

How to Get Out of Your Job | FranFinders

Thinking about how to leave your job and starting a business? Believe it or not, you are already half way to reaching your goal! Since you have already begun to “think” about it, you have overcome the biggest hurdle of starting. As Yogi Berra said, “Ninety percent of this game is half mental.” So now, […]

How to End the Pollution of Negativity

The top 10 most polluted cities was recently released* and a handful of cities in California including Bakersfield, Fresno, LA, San Francisco, and Modesto officially have the worst air quality in the country. Polluted air cities outside of California includes Reno and Salt Lake City. When it comes to air quality, you think about smog, and […]

Why are salespeople so aggressive?

We all know the stereotype of the used car salesman. Pushy, poorly dressed, aggressive, smells like too much cologne… you know the type. But, the reality is the only salespeople that fit that profile are the unprofessional ones. Those who don’t train daily to improve their skills and don’t continually push themselves to dominate with […]

The Bridge Between Selling and Closing

Too many salespeople spend too much time selling and no time closing. These two things—selling and closing—are completely different arts. Selling requires you to sell features, options and get emotional involvement. The close requires persistence and logic to make sense of getting your customer to make a decision. Do you know how to create the […]

Are You Ready to be “The Boss”

Just because your girlfriend or boyfriend says you should be your own boss doesn’t mean you’re ready to be the boss. Many people ask me, “When do I go out on my own and be The Boss?” We are in this time where becoming an entrepreneur is wildly popular. We read about the amazing successes of young […]

Tai Lopez vs. Grant Cardone

Yesterday Tai Lopez stopped by my office and I got to spend some time with him. I’m sure you’ve heard of Tai Lopez, he’s all over the Internet, usually with an exotic car and a couple of women. He’s an investor, entrepreneur, and author, and many people know him for his 67 steps program. After […]

The 10 Commandments of Getting Rich

Part of the problem with money is that most people get financial advice from those who are struggling with or who have given up on money themselves. Most of the advice we get about money is from people close to us. Some of the people you get advice from have never even thought financial freedom […]

8 Quotes Guaranteed to Piss People Off

We all say things that we might later regret. Sometimes I say things off the cuff and I may not really mean it, it might be a joke, or I might partially mean it? Or maybe I am being completely real in the moment. Which of these do you think I mean? Quote #1: “If […]

The 3 Most Important Forms of Income

41% of households in the 55-64 age group have no retirement savings at all.* I ask myself why? How’s it possible, in the richest country in the world, that almost no one has any money saved? And oh, by the way, the only thing your parents ever taught you about money was to save it. […]

Facebook busted for exploiting teens

News came out this week that Facebook is helping advertisers target teens who feel “worthless”. Leaked documents show Facebook exploiting teen’s words and images so that businesses can advertise their products aimed at the emotional states of the teens. Terms the algorithm uses include “worthless”, “insecure”, “defeated”, “anxious”, “silly”, “useless”, “stupid”, “overwhelmed”, “stressed”, and “a […]

Franchises That Run by Themselves | FranFinders

“Franchises that run by themselves” – what a great idea! Put that idea alongside body wraps that melt away fat while you watch TV and amazing exercise machines that can make you look like the muscular guy in the picture in just 10 minutes a day with no sweating. Amazing! Unfortunately, there is no such […]