You Don’t Get to Decide Your Worth

Posted on May 11, 2016 in Business Estimated reading time: 5 minutes
You Don’t Get to Decide Your Worth

This was a lesson that I learned very quickly as I took a vested interest in the stock market, and when I transitioned from a salaried employee to starting a consulting company. I’ll be very honest here. Up until a few years ago, I had always assumed the mindset that I got to determine what… Read More »

My Top “In Your Face” Advice for Public Speaking

Posted on May 3, 2016 in Business Estimated reading time: 2 minutes
My Top “In Your Face” Advice for Public Speaking

I’ve done a lot of public speaking over the years. Whether it’s in front of a large audience or a smaller team setting, I’ve been exposed to various scenarios where I was the center of attention in the room. That’s a tough pill to swallow for many, and that’s okay. I believe that everyone starts out… Read More »

How to Invest Without Money

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 in Business, Finance, Stocks Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
How to Invest Without Money

I’ve always been interested in both the stock market and business, and our collective understanding suggests the one variable that what they both have in common is money. Like anyone else graduating college and starting to work full time, I didn’t have a lot of money when I started either. When I was much younger, I… Read More »

What is Operational Leadership?

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 in Business Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
What is Operational Leadership?

I’ve managed employees in almost all of the positions I’ve held up to this point. Each time, I’ve tried to develop my own abilities in this area and I’ve always done that by trying different styles. Through my own experimentation, I’ve found the style that best suits me and realize what works for me may not… Read More »

Will the Real Marketers Please Stand Up?

Posted on Feb 12, 2016 in Business, Marketing Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
Will the Real Marketers Please Stand Up?

The time has come. I’ve been biting my tongue for a long time on this one, but I’ve been inspired by Gary Vaynerchuk to deliver the truth, as cold and as hard as it may seem. A past article on why B2B marketers set the gold standard was my initial foray into this topic, but the message… Read More »

Content Marketing is Like Trying to Make it in Hollywood

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 in Business, Marketing Estimated reading time: 6 minutes
Content Marketing is Like Trying to Make it in Hollywood

There’s a phenomenon currently happening in business, and it’s happening irrespective of product, service, or industry. The various audiences who’s attention we’re trying to capture exhibit many of the same characteristics seen in Hollywood casting agents. It’s easy to see why if we look purely at the economics of developing businesses as they relate to the… Read More »

Making Over $1,000 per Month With Udemy

Posted on Feb 2, 2016 in Advertising, Analytics, Business Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
Making Over $1,000 per Month With Udemy

As promised, I took some time to recap the performance of my Udemy course in January. Please take a look at my first month December recap if you haven’t yet seen that. It provides some additional context that will help you better understand the trajectory of what the course has generated.   The Goal My… Read More »

6 Reasons Why B2B Marketers Set the Gold Standard

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 in Business, Marketing Estimated reading time: 8 minutes
6 Reasons Why B2B Marketers Set the Gold Standard

If you read my last post, you’ll recall a statement I made explaining how I thought that the majority of marketers were bad, leaving only a small percentage that rise to the top. Since then, I’ve encountered a few advertising examples from whom I’ll refer to in this article as a FURU, a fake guru… Read More »

The 2 Most Important Words in Marketing

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in Business, Marketing Estimated reading time: 4 minutes
The 2 Most Important Words in Marketing

Calling all marketers. It’s time to wake up. Consumers are smarter than you are. There, I said it. They know our game. Our once tried-and-true tactics have started falling by the wayside long ago as people that make up the core audience we’re targeting are able to see right through the same tactics vying for… Read More »

How to Make $300 per Week in Passive Income

Posted on Dec 31, 2015 in Advertising, Analytics, Business Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
How to Make $300 per Week in Passive Income

My Google Analytics Mastery Udemy course results for the month of December are (almost) in. With <1 day to go on New Year’s Eve I’m not expecting anything else to come in this month. Keep in mind that I ended the free promotion on 12/16 so all of my paid sales came in between 12/17-12/31. I’m… Read More »