Status, Seduction and Annihilation.

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Status, Seduction and Annihilation.

What if status and seduction weren’t entirely evil?   We’ve hit that time of year where rumors about the next iPhone are starting to bubble about. There’s one particular one that’s got people scratching their heads. Leaked cases show a design that looks largely indistinguishable from the iPhone 6 or 6s. Why is it this […]

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First, Learn To See

Put a business-person in front of a cat and ask them to draw a picture… Scrawled on the page, with rare exception, you’ll see some kind of two-dimensional, cartoonish line-drawing of a cat. Not the cat sitting in front of that person, but the representation of a cat that person was taught to draw as […]

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Rally Cries And Revolutions

You’re angry. Beaten down. Unappreciated and underpaid. Hamstrung by the powers that be. Taken advantage of. And you’ve reached a breaking point. The status quo is causing pain and it must go. Change has become a moral imperative. Time to rally the forces. To tear it down. Move away from the current paradigm. Away from […]

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Belief Without Compassion

Something interesting went down yesterday… A major revelation by a public figure, Alex Jamieson, followed by a heated, sometimes respectful, other times vicious conversation. And it all went down through a combination of this week’s Good Life Project episode and my guest’s blog. Alex burst onto the public consciousness in 2004 as the co-creator and co-star […]

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Should You Build Your Company to Sell it?

When I first heard the title of well-known entrepreneur and business-writer, John Warrillow’s newest book—Built To Sell—I have to  admit to recoiling a bit. I have major concerns about founding and building a company with the sole purpose of selling it. As I got deeper into the book, though, it became clear that, in fact, […]

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Dispatch #1: Hong Kong, Karaoke Consulting, Coinus Interruptus and Dead Relatives

1. More location independent workflow realities… “Hey man, can you hear me?” I asked. “Yeah, I can hear you along with a really loud karaoke version of Justin Bieber or something.” Thus went my first experiment in location independent skype-based consulting. I was sitting on the mezzanine overlooking the lobby in the Sheraton, Hong Kong. […]

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LiftOff, Third Tribe, Troll-Gates and Paid Conversation

Every once in a while, I like to highlight people doing cool stuff for entrepreneurs. Over the last few weeks, I’ve had a few friends launch or make me aware of some very cool entrepreneurship, career evolution and business trainings or projects. I’m sharing them because I’m betting you guys barraged by garbage promotions, trainings […]

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