5 Reasons You Can Go Further Faster with a Mentor

Why Mentors Can Make All the Difference

“Keep your elbow in when you shoot the basketball.” I remember hearing those words thousands of times growing up. I was fortunate to have a Dad that was not only my mentor but my basketball coach. Behind every success in life, stands a mentor. Someone who lovingly told us what we were doing wrong and […]

5 Reasons You Need to Find a Mentor

A Simple 5 Step Planning Guide for Your Online Business

How to evaluate, plan, and grow your online buisness

Do you ever take time to evaluate what’s working or not working in your online business? So many of us are hustling and bootstrapping. I get it. I know you are busy. But even if you are making part-time income in your business, you should stop and evaluate how you are doing. I want to […]

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3 Questions You Must Answer to Get Paid to Speak

Speak your passion, change lives

I still remember my first big public speaking opportunity. I was 19 years old and it was a gym full of high schoolers and parents. Sometimes it’s good to be young and naive. I didn’t know what I didn’t know. That was a good thing. While many people dread the idea of public speaking, still several […]


The Hard Truth About Launching Your First Product

We Launch, Then We Learn

Back in early 2010, I launched my very first course for sale. I made a total of $1455 from 15 sales. I was ecstatic…until reality set in. Since I didn’t want to create an entire course only to discover no one wanted it, I decided to “drip feed” the course one lesson at a time […]

Launching Your First Product

Earn a Living by Solving These 6 Problems

Which of These 6 Problems Does Your Blog Solve?

I’d easily win the award for the strangest little league photo as a kid. When I was in first grade, I came down with the chickenpox. Yes, the kind that is super contagious. Yet, even though I was contagious for some strange reason my parents still drove me to participate in my Little League team […]

Earn a Living by Solving At Least One of These 6 Problems

The Fastest Way to Grow Your Network as a Blogger

Become the biggest giver in every relationship

Most people hate the word networking. It just doesn’t feel right to them. It feels like a bunch of people trying to push their own agendas in order to get ahead in the world. Put in the mix important influencers and suddenly it feels more like junior high as you strategize what it’s going to […]

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The Big Audience Myth

Why a Smaller Engaged Audience Beats a Large Audience Every Time

There’s a myth that needs to be crushed. Your belief in this myth is holding you back from building a successful online business. What is this myth? It’s the false belief that we need a large audience to be successful. A smaller, engaged audience beats a large audience every time. “A smaller, engaged audience beats a […]

The Big Audience Myth

3 Simple Ways to Boost Your Email List with a Free Plugin

Get the FREE tools I use to grow my blog

Growing a blog is hard work. Technology can be a pain. These are realities that never seem to go away. Yet, every once in awhile, a tool comes along that makes your life easier. About a year ago, a friend of mine encouraged me to take a look at a new tool. The tool was a […]

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The ONE Thing Holding You Back from Being a Successful Writer or Blogger

Why What You Do Flows Out of Who You Are

“Writing is just not your thing. Don’t become a writer.” I heard those words my Freshman year of college from the English Professor. Creative Writing 101 was one of the few college classes I enjoyed. Yet, I couldn’t seem to score higher than a “C” on most of my stories. I set my dream of writing on […]

What you do flows out of who you are