Category: Entrepreneur

Billions in Change

Who is Manoj Bhargava and why he is giving away 99% of his 4 billion wealth to simplify and solve 3 complex challenges: energy, water & health? – Is it possible to get unlimited energy & polution-free? Just pedal 1…

Could one question determine your future?

If you read Simon Sinek “Start with Why” then you understand why some people and some companies enjoy a remarkable success with a cult-like following fans, while others drown in mediocre waters. Most entrepreneurs and businesses act from the outside-in.…

Mindset

How to be the best you can be? “Nobody worked harder than Mozart. By the time he was 28 years old, his hands were deformed because of all the hours he had spent practicing, performing and gripping a quill pen…

How to Raise $1mm with a Tweet

If you have a burning mission, and you’re short on the money you need, this story is for you. This is the three simple (but not easy) steps Matthew Inman (better known as The Oatmeal) took to raise $1 million…

Share your Talents today

There are thousands of ways to impact the world positively: be friendly to neighbours, write a thank you note to a friend, invite someone for dinner to cook a special recipe… All of them are awesome ways to epic-fy your…

37 Signals

Two big announcements. February 5, 2014. This year marks 37signals’ 15th year in business. And today is Basecamp’s 10th birthday. We have a lot to celebrate, and two exciting announcements to share. But first, let’s set the scene with some…

Are you the First in…?

56 Future Accomplishments: Waiting for Someone to go First. It was a fascinating piece on some of the “firsts” that have occurred, such as: WOMEN 1st People to Fly 1st Nude Actress in a Movie 1st Woman to Cross the…

How to Identify Great Adjacent Markets

Believe it or not, finding great adjacent markets is pretty straightforward. Here are three basic questions to ask: 1. How could my company’s underlying assets be used differently, ideally to solve problems that a) impact a billion people and b)…

5 Brands Winning at Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing isn’t anything new. Just read The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, a testimonial of a mother in the 1950’s who made a living writing advertising jingles for contests brands were holding. Top brands like Pepsi, Coca-Cola and Oreo are…

The magic of Ideas

IDEA ADDITION Take an old idea. One that is big and popular. Maybe million of people love it. Believe it. It’s like a religion. Add something to it. Here’s the addition: Paleo people didn’t eat at regular intervals. They didn’t…

Life Myths

Each one of these myths can lead to entire businesses, can lead to happiness if you are aware of them, can lead to less stress if you understand how the myth manipulates its way through our society. Owning a home…

Successful Entrepreneurs after 60

Many very successful people didn’t get started until later in life. Harland “Colonel” Sanders was almost dead broke at age 65. He used his first Social Security check of $105 to investigate ways to “sell” his special fried chicken recipe.…

Abundance VS Scarcity Mentality

Is Our Future Abundant or Scarce? Are our Resources Expanding or Decreasing? Is our Thinking Shrinking or Developing? The Scarcity Mentality is the zero-sum paradigm of life. People with a Scarcity Mentality have a very difficult time sharing recognition and…

Basic System for Hiring Outsourcers

“How can I get a developer to deliver on time???” “Where can I get a programmer that I trust not to steal my code?” “I’m having a hard time finding RESPONSIVE programmers who can deliver on budget.” “To many programmers…

Gordon Bizar Review of Aggregation

A Gordon Bizar student contacted me to know more about the implementation of Gordon´s Aggregation Business Model in my industry of corporate gifts. This is the transcript summary. RYB: I am exploring optimal ways to create a hugely profitable entity…

Audience Business Niche

HOW TO FIND A LUCRATIVE NICHE Starting with the product puts you in the position of having to play GUESS marketing. Which goes something like this… GUESS who the ideal customer is. GUESS what their pain is (their needs, wants…

Mixergy

What’s your biggest challenge? Click the one one that feels most important to you: “I don’t know how to stay productive” “I need help launching a business” “I don’t know how to get traffic” “I don’t know how to sell”…

Shaqir Hussyin

14 tips for entrepreneurs 1. Always Be Building Your List (#1 Asset). 2. Start, Grow & Cultivate An Audience – Not just a list. 3. Start outsourcing early on. Delegate. 4. Spend 20% of your time learning. 80% of your…

Kickstarter Projects

Disadvantage of Kickstarter: – retail sale with high intensive presale work of hustling – get initial credibility with prototype product – efficiency of low cost production – easily to be imitated with different patented technology of big corporations Advantage: –…

The Power of Time

“Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” – Harvey Mackay As I describe…

Why There Are No Jobs in America

I’d like to make you a business offer. Seriously. This is a real offer. In fact, you really can’t turn me down, as you’ll come to understand in a moment… Here’s the deal. You’re going to start a business or…

16 Rules for Success

Bob Parsons® 16 Rules for Success in Business and Life in General 1. Get and stay out of your comfort zone. I believe that not much happens of any significance when we’re in our comfort zone. I hear people say,…

The Return Path to Joy, Happiness and Bliss

Simply put, what you do each day has a compound effect on your life, your happiness and outlook. I’ve always experimented with what provides me with more bliss, joy, confidence and a feeling of accomplishment. I’ve applied all 9 ‘M-Power’ on…

Mastermind Application

Dear Friend, I will not try to sell you on applying for this mastermind group. Instead, I will simply tell you who it is for …and who it’s NOT for. This group IS for: People with active businesses who are…