Log of Lessons Learned

In the late 1980’s, the real estate market in the Southwestern part of the US collapsed. As many of my friends and business associates were experiencing […]

Mann Gulch

This is a great story with a terrific message for each of us. In 1949, thirteen of sixteen men died battling a relatively small blaze that […]

Earn the Right

In a recent interview with Fortune Magazine, Mark Hurd, the Chairman and CEO of Hewlett-Packard was asked to recall the best advice he every received. Mr. […]

Core Competence

It is so easy to make money when times are good, the wind is at your back and the tide is rising. In fact, for most […]

A Solution Based Life

Everyone I know has problems. We all have things that don’t go as planned or have challenges which catch us off guard. When you stop to […]

Myth #1 — Financial Freedom

Every time I speak these days, someone in the audience wants to talk about their frustration with obtaining “Financial Freedom, Passive Income and More Time.” This […]

Myth #2 – Passive Income

This is the second installment in a three part series on wealth and money. Part one of the series was on Financial Freedom. Part two is […]

Myth #3 – More Time

More Time This is the third installment in a three part series on wealth and money. Part one was on the myth of Financial Freedom. Part […]

Falling for the Cause

If you are like most people I know, every year about this time you begin to notice that all those New Year´s resolutions you made about […]

Achieving POWER in all your Negotiations

Anytime you are in a negotiation, you are there for one reason and one reason only: To do better than your alternatives. You are negotiating to […]

Creating a Successful Business Plan

As I discussed in the article The Power of Using OPM…Other People’s Money, most entrepreneurs get lost in the maze of figuring out what makes an […]

Negotiations are in Paradox

Have you ever been in a negotiation and gotten everything you wanted? Have you ever been in a negotiation and didn’t get anything that you wanted? […]