The Caring and Effort Part

Face it, you want to win in business. You want to out-think your competition and show them up. But, instead of trying to out-think the competition it’s worth trying to out-care them. Everyone is working hard on the thinking part, but few of your competitors worry about the caring part. Caring is about showing up. Caring can be carried out through Read more about The Caring and Effort Part[…]

You’re getting what you have always asked for

Now that the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time. All those blogs and social networking sites are helping existing tribes get bigger. But more important, they’re enabling countless new tribes to be born-groups of ten or ten thousand or ten million who care about their iPhones, or a political campaign, or Read more about You’re getting what you have always asked for[…]

The Ultimate Gift

Dignity is more important than riches. Everyone needs a certain amount of money to live. But once we have that amount, what we crave and want is dignity. Given a choice between dignity and “more” (wealth, riches, and material possessions) most people choose dignity. Respect matters. Respect in all things, for your employees, co-workers, and Read more about The Ultimate Gift[…]

Giving to Win

Giveaway by definition is: the act of giving something away free. Raffle by definition is: the act of purchasing tickets to win a prize. What’s the big difference?  Let me explain. If I give you some marketing advice and tips through my blog, it’s worth what you paid for it, and it cost me what I gave you. But there’s this notion Read more about Giving to Win[…]

One of the easiest ways to build a monopoly

In my previous post “What every successful business should have” I talked about every successful business has a monopoly. Now when I say monopoly I’m not talking about the evil kind of Wal-Mart or Microsoft type monopoly, but the type of monopoly where you will walk three blocks to get something to eat from a specific restaurant because of their service, and/or Read more about One of the easiest ways to build a monopoly[…]

Platform Builders: The Highest Caliber Coordination and Communication App

Lua solves the problem of coordinating a team in the field.  It’s mostly used in big time movie film sets, trade shows, concerts and other events, and some notables are Spider Man 3, Titanic, and Iron Man.  Lua offers a suite of digital tools that helps teams communicate, collaborate, and build community on site.

Who is going to lead us?

A tribe is any group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For millions of years, humans have been seeking out tribes, be they religious, ethnic, economic, political, or even musical. It’s our nature. Now the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time. Read more about Who is going to lead us?[…]

There’s no dummies guide for that….

If you want to change the world or put a dent in it with your art, there will be no map, no step-by-step process, or dummies guide for doing so. That means it’s going to take vision, initiative, making mistakes, and creating your own map. Maybe this is the reason that every musician that has some fame, responds Read more about There’s no dummies guide for that….[…]