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[…]

The connection economy

In the connection economy, connections are currency, they have worth and are extremely precious. What caused this shift was the internet. The internet has one job that it does well and that is connecting human being. It’s a connection machine. So when we look at every business over the past ten years that’s online (Groupon, Facebook, Read more about The connection economy[…]

The Social Reviewer of Books

There is a revolution going on in the book review business and we know all what revolutions do. They destroy the perfect and then they enable the impossible. Which brings me to my point, the age of the professional reviewer is quite possibly over. Social media has created more platforms for the spread of information and ideas, that Read more about The Social Reviewer of Books[…]

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….[…]

The Talking vs. Doing Gap

Here’s the deal with the new marketing. In the old days the marketing team used to be in charge of talking. And traditional marketers used advertising for talking. Ads, flyers, billboards, brochures, and expos all were  used for talking. Now, the new marketing is more about doing because  people don’t have to listen. So the only option is to Read more about The Talking vs. Doing Gap[…]

Update from Patrick on Profitable Passion – New FREE eBook!

Dear Passionpreneur, Do you have any desire to do what you’re passionate about …to make a living helping those you know, enjoy or care about? You may like the idea of getting paid for doing what you love and are passionate about. You are not alone; many people desire that. But amazingly, while a majority Read more about Update from Patrick on Profitable Passion – New FREE eBook![…]