5 Rules for Practical Inspiration

5 Rules for Practical Inspiration

Every entrepreneur I’ve met secretly wishes they could raise their hand to inspire people to do what they want. Like this: Raise your hand and say: “Buy my product.” The customer buys your product. Raise your hand and say: “Come work with me”. New talent joins your...

You: The Last Marketing Strategy

This is a little message to my entrepreneur friends with beautiful branding and no spine. To build a business, we used to be able to scream loud and clear in the red megaphone of branding, marketing, and storytelling. It didn’t matter if the “song” we sang was almost...

” It Didn’t Exist. So, I Created it.”

In the 80s, computers didn’t have photo-editing features. So, the Knoll brothers created Photoshop. Fascinated by technology and art, they decided to develop software that eventually caught the attention of Adobe. Photoshop 1.0 was put on the market in February...

How To Respond With Leadership

Creating alignment happens step by step, one conversation at a time. It can happen faster if, first, you choose to slow down. Remember you always have a choice: jump to solutions, or explore the challenge first. If a meeting looks like it is going to be tense If the...

Let Go Of Perfection

Here is a common idea among mission-driven entrepreneurs: “My passion is so strong, my solution is so good, and my message is so powerful, my business can only succeed.” We all want to show up with the perfect solution to save our customers. But the...