No one can say which won't make it. But I sure can tell when a business is in trouble.
That particular sign is singular and unmistakable. It starts with a P and has 5 letters, my crossword friends.
When we as business owners need a service we can't (or shouldn't) do ourselves, it can certainly feel like we're at the mercy of the one who purports to know. But we're not!
Here's a place to start your search - and who should be making the final call!
I haven't been shy about railing against this cult-fodder nonsense, but it's clearly time to speak out more loudly.
So, here we go. I'm about to get LOUD.
4 of the 6 new-client calls I took in last week were recovering from investing in a "system." Recouping their losses from purchasing an "intensive," expensive, "time-tested method" that would earn them 6-figure months. Guaran-Fucking-Teed.
I am up-to-here with these charlatans, y'all. I can't stomach another real, human business getting sucked up into this CRAP. Please read this. Please share it with someone who needs it.
I am forever trying to get my learn on, y'all. Like all. the. time. So, I seriously depend upon my favorite podcasts to keep my grey matter in happy download mode.
For me, listening to exceptional Podcasts is the Ultimate in life-enriching multi-tasking. I'm not alone.
More than 2 years after I published this First edition Podcast Low-Down, it's still the most-read entry on my blog!
So, in honor of this month's #Trypod campaign, I'm updating that foundational list of favorites here with the most recent additions to my brain-queue!
By now, you've likely noticed that the internet isn't rolling out the red carpet for your email opt-ins, even when they're the front door to your killer freebies, webinars, funnels, and free consults.
An unusually fun car commercial - he's driving while reciting William Blake's poem "The Tyger" - the spot ends with, of all things:
"Empower The Drive."
What in the world does that EVEN MEAN?
Something significant has changed/is changing in social media marketing for many of us.
Can YOU feel it? I can.
Read this crucial article that suggests you stop broadcasting your social and concentrate instead on the very specific people that can truly build your business. (Hint: You already know them!)
by Lara Eastburn
I read last week, that the average American child has 150 toys. One hundred and fifty. Personally, I blame the grandparents – ha! In my girls’ rooms are toys they haven’t played with in a year. Toys they’ve never played with. Toys they can’t even see or remember because they’re buried beneath the aforementioned toys.
I don’t know about you, but that sounds A LOT like my Facebook friends list, too. People I friended as contacts, for a business and industry I no longer work in. People I worked with once upon a time, and friended so we could use Messenger. People I friended at an event, but we never really talked after that. And yes, people I friended but can’t remember when – or why.
Here's my 5-Step Process for cleaning your Facebook Room on the daily! Read it on WeRSM.com
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