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Reaching Goals by Avoiding Perfection: Conquering Zeno’s Paradox

The perfect hell might be a world where you forever get halfway to a goal, but never reach it. My question for you today is, “How many goals are you forever reaching toward, and what can you do, today, to actually reach them?” Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox states, “That which is in locomotion must arrive at […]

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How does your business grow? How understanding plant life cycles can help you succeed at business

If you are thinking about creating a business (or have recently started or formed one), then you’ve certainly already made a list of all the things that you must accomplish in order to do this – at the very least in your head. Although the list is long, it doesn’t scare you off, because: You’re […]

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A real letter – simple and direct marketing trumps clever every time

I got a letter today. It was exciting. Before you start to wonder just what kind of life I live, let me explain. I grew up in a time when the US Post Office was not continually in bankruptcy. Letters were expressions of love and works of art. Now, neither of these two missives were […]

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It’s a 3-legged stool thing: Doing, Managing, and Building

How many of you started your business because you love to sell? Or because you love to do the bookkeeping and accounting for your company? Or create processes or manage employees? My guess is: not many! But all of these “other” responsibilities are vital to a successful small business and, if you are like most […]

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