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The Worst Thing to Be is Boring in Business: How to Be a Purple Cow

Is your business remarkable? Do you push the envelope? Challenge the status quo? Disrupt your industry? This is what a purple cow does. In Seth Godin’s book, Purple Cow, he outlines the characteristics of remarkable businesses, with remarkable being defined as “worthy of a remark”. When you build a business that looks like, sounds like …

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2017 Super Bowl Player Networking Event

Over Super Bowl weekend I had to opportunity to travel to Houston for the weekend to have a little fun and participate in the 17th Annual Player Networking Event. This event is designed to assist players with their transition off the field and connect them with mentors, consultants and partners to set them up for success. …

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Best of the Blog: My Top Posts of 2016

It’s the end of the year, woo hoo!!!! You might be reflecting on your accomplishments over the past 12 months, evaluating where you stand today and making plans for the coming year. Part of my business planning process is to look at past blog posts to see which ones got the highest amount of traffic, …

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The Ultimate End-of-Year, Before & After Christmas Gift List for Your Favorite Creative Entrepreneur

They’ve made it through Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday and are probably ready for 2016 to be over…it’s a great time for a gift! In case you’re struggling with knowing what to buy for your favorite creative entrepreneur. I’ve compiled a list of the top items and tools! The ultimate end-of-year, before AND after Christmas …

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Five Website Mistakes You’re Making

Let’s be honest, entrepreneurs make mistakes…a lot of them. The whole “learning and growing” part of this journey of building a business involves missteps, blunders and errors. However, if an opportunity to avoid those uh-oh moments presents itself you should take it. Keep reading to find out the five website mistakes you’re making, then go fix it. …

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Five Livestreaming Don’ts That Are Stifling Your Greatness

Look here, I want you to be great. I want you to win. I want you to build the business that is in your heart to build….so stop livestreaming like an amateur. There are do’s and don’ts to everything, livestreaming is no different. I’ve talked about Periscope in this post, this post and this post. Whatever …

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Use “Pokemon Go” as a Marketing Tool for Your Business

Since Pokemon Go came on the scene, I’ve heard two questions in my circles: “What is Pokemon Go??” “I’m not a kid, own a business, why should I care?” Pokemon Go is the fastest growing game/app to date. Within a week of launching it had 65 million users. Anytime there is something that most of …

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