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How My Drive to Succeed Led to Crippling Anxiety (And How I Got My Life Back)

“The only way out is through.” ~Robert Frost The suffocating pressure from being obsessively focused on achievement and improvement led to escalating stress and anxiety over the years, but I ignored my feelings and kept attacking my goals. Over time it became darker and heavier. It became crippling. It forced me to put a stop […]

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7 Demographic Shifts Bring Great Business Potential

If every entrepreneur could predict the future, starting the right new business would be easy. Since my experience and interests have been primarily with technology, I’ve been watching those trends for a long time, and I see rapid change, but predicting impact is a challenge. Recently I’ve changed my focus a bit to people demographics, […]

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3 High-Impact Fixes For Your Marketing Woes

How many times has your competitor gotten one over on you?  The feeling of being left behind just eats away, until you do something about.  The problem is that we often feel that we’ve got to come up with some grand plan in order to get our business skyrocketing again.  Don’t be fooled!  Getting back […]

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4 Traits To Strive For To Make You An Extreme Leader

By definition, most entrepreneurs are thought leaders. They have the ability to recognize a market need, the skills to design and implement a solution, and the drive to start a business from that solution. It all comes from within themselves. A business leader does the same thing and more through the people around them. Most […]

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8 Keys To Business Success – Values-Based Leadership

True business success and leadership starts with real personal values, extends to building a team, and finally to inspiring customers and your community. That’s a huge leap from an entrepreneurial idea, to a product, to making money. Is it any wonder that the majority of startups fail? My job as a new business advisor is […]

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Morning Coloring Page from Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal

Hi everyone! This is my seventh week sharing coloring pages from the soon-to-be-released Tiny Buddha’s Gratitude Journal (available for pre-order now). Previously, I shared: How would you answer the question in the middle? Now that I get up much earlier than I used to, I appreciate that morning is my time for myself. On most […]

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7 Tips From The Trenches On What It Takes To Succeed

When you have been on the startup firing line, you quickly learn that any insight from experts and entrepreneurs who have been there before you can make the difference between failure and success. Yet, many new entrepreneurs brazenly assume they are bulletproof, and march blindly into the fray. The result is that half or more […]

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Marketing Tip of the Week- Speaking the Language

I have met many business owners that tend to forget not everyone speaks their language. I find this more common in the technology fields. Don’t get me wrong, I find this very interesting and it shows that they are very knowledgeable about their field; but when you are trying to woo potential customers, your technical […]

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Are You And Your New Venture Positioned For Success?

Even the most diligent investors are often surprised by apparently solid business startups that fail, while others succeed, despite the odds. In my own experience as an investor, I have concluded that success is more about the people than the product. The best founders operate with a key set of internal principles that allow them […]

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How to Stop Sweating the Small Stuff and Let Go of Your Grudges

“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge and harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul.” ~Steve Maraboli You are tired of it, aren’t you? You find yourself arguing again. You feel anger rising up in you. You realize there’s no use in trying to explain your […]

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