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5 Signs You’re Meant To be Your Own Boss

5 Signs You’re Meant To be Your Own Boss

People often ask me how I found the courage to quit my job and start my own business. A lot of those people assume I had everything figured out when I quit. Nothing could be further from the truth. I started my business with zero customers, zero products, and only a...
How My Side Gig Turned Into $10M

How My Side Gig Turned Into $10M

I was 34 years old when I started a side gig that turned into $10m. My goal was pretty simple- I was looking for ways to make more money. At the time I had a somewhat steady paycheque, but it was barely enough to cover our basic living expenses. Anyone that knows what...
Is Professional Courtesy A Thing Of The Past?

Is Professional Courtesy A Thing Of The Past?

I’m beginning to wonder if people have lost the ability to think about others.I host the Screw the Naysayers Podcast. I amplify the voices of people with stories that need to be shared with a goal of encouraging people to shatter self-limiting beliefs, get practical...
Why People Stay In Jobs They Hate

Why People Stay In Jobs They Hate

Every week, sometimes every day, I get people messaging me here on LinkedIn and through other social media channels telling me that they’re in toxic job situations, that they hate their work, and oftentimes that they’re stuck in a community where they...
Why New Entrepreneurs Waste Money

Why New Entrepreneurs Waste Money

I don’t get it. The world is filled with new or potential business owners who haven’t grasped a very basic principal. When you don’t know what you’re doing you’re setting yourself up to waste a boatload of money.The Biggest Knowledge Gap For Most New Business OwnersBy...
The Hypocrisy Crisis In Parenting

The Hypocrisy Crisis In Parenting

History will not be kind to the baby boomer generation, especially those that live in developed economies. Under our watch the world’s population has done irreparable damage to planet earth, we’ve seen a massive consolidation of wealth in the hands of fewer and fewer...
How To Use Your Age As An Asset

How To Use Your Age As An Asset

Are boomers still relevant? How about GenX? Has time passed them by? Is it time folks like me stepped aside to make room for all those tech superstars that are ready to conquer the world?Hell no! Look I’m a huge fan and supporter of young entrepreneurs. I wish them...
5 Common Mistakes That Kill Business Growth

5 Common Mistakes That Kill Business Growth

Many business owners take offence when I tell them that the easiest time to grow a business is the first year.They rise up out of their chairs and indignantly inform me that they worked their butt off during the first year. It wasn’t easy, they say. It was hard, very...
Three Reasons Why Growth Is Not Optional

Three Reasons Why Growth Is Not Optional

Imagine this. You’re sitting in your office doing your Friday afternoon ritual. Mostly this entails getting things organized for next week. This system has been a game changer for you. It keeps you organized, maximizes your time, and it allows you to head into the...
Why Are We Setting Our Kids Up To Fail

Why Are We Setting Our Kids Up To Fail

The year was 1984. Apple Computer launched the Macintosh Computer line,  Michael Jackson’s hair caught fire while he was filming a Pepsi commercial, and American heavy metal band Twisted Sister’s released the iconic anti-establishment anthem titled “We’re Not Gonna...

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