09Jun 2015
50 Business Startup Questions

Are you asking yourself these 50 questions?


Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. – Tony Robbins

Everyone wants answers. How many times have you “Googled” the answer to some question you didn’t know? My wife and I play that game on the radio…”What year did that song come out?” and then we Google it to find the answer.

We are always looking for answers. But maybe knowing the questions is even more important. Here’s the challenge: See if you can specifically, truthfully and completely answer these 50 questions about your business or idea. If not, you may have a hard time Continue reading

19May 2015
stand out in a crowd

Does your company stand out in a crowd?

“There are no new ideas.” – Mark Twain

How’s that for a morale booster for starting a business?

While it might not be accurate 100% of the time…there is a lot of truth there. But do you need a new idea?

Look at mousetraps. There are 3 shelves of them at my local hardware store. But they all boil down to either capturing them or snapping them over the head! Yet there are many makes and models to choose from. Continue reading

27Apr 2015
Online Video Courses

The Online Learning Survey

Well, the results are in. There was a great response for the Online Learning Survey conducted last month. And Jeremy from California was the winner of the Survival Bracelet from OscarMike.

As suspected, there was a pretty good mix of opinions on what was the “best” way to learn. However, there were some definite standouts. The number one preferred form of learning is the online video course. All of the methods, ranked most preferred to least, were: Continue reading

31Mar 2015

Show of hands…Who likes passwords?

Ok, so maybe it’s not the password itself you hate, it’s knowing that it is just one more spark in your digital life to try and keep from turning into an all-out forest fire. We’ve all been there, and if we’re being honest, most of us still are.

We have umpteen (that’s a highly technical term for more than 20 and less than 1,000) sites, pins, usernames and passwords for the digital life we lead. Online, you can’t buy a book, sign up for a blog, sell your 1995 Chevet or balance your checking account without a login and password.

So at the last minute when we are signing up for that new online account, it’s late and the kids are screaming… Continue reading

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