Before You Can Multiply, You Must First Learn to Divide

While in Asia, I heard a great expression, “Before You Can Multiply, You Must First Learn to Divide.”  I now find myself using this saying nearly every day. The idea is that if you want to grow your business, you must learn to partner with others – and give them...

7 Things You Can Do To Save Your Job… Or Create a New One

  Last night I was on “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch” on CNBC.  I was there to discuss how to save your job during a down economy.  I had a number of tips prepared, but due to limited time, I was only able to give 2.  Here are my 7 “big ideas” for saving...

The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch

I just arrived back from Asia at 1am yesterday morning. My first stop while in the states? “The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch” on CNBC. In 2 hours we start taping the show that is scheduled to air tonight at 10pm. Set your TiVo. Buy your popcorn. And get ready for the...

Freedom in Bangkok

I am here in Bangkok and loving it. The people are so nice. The food is great. And the massages (legit ones!) are cheap. I check email once, maybe twice a day. And I only respond to the urgent ones (like requests from TV stations and magazines here in Bangkok who want to...

The 30 Day Challenge

How are you doing with the 30 day challenge?  For me, the first few days were tough.  What made it even more difficult was that my hotel does not have internet access in the rooms.  So whenever I want to access email, I need to go to the hotel lobby.  I’m on day 4, and as...

CrackBerry Addiction

It has been nearly 24 hours without my BlackBerry.  It’s funny.  When dieting, all you can think about is food.  When your BlackBerry is stolen, all you can think about is your Blackberry.  How much time do we waste as individuals – and organizations – thinking...

Stay Connected by Disconnecting

While here Malaysia, my BlackBerry was stolen.  It reminded me of something I wrote in my book Goal-Free Living: Every day we are presented with numerous opportunities, but they often pass us by without our even noticing. In order to find these hidden opportunities, you must be...

What Can You Give Away for Free?

Today I leave for Asia and will be gone for 3 weeks. Before I go, I want to throw out an idea I have been playing with. It’s rough, and I will write more about it soon. The concept is probably most relevant to those in the “intellectual property” business – speakers,...

Mind Mapping Manifesto

Chuck Frey, the creator of innovationtools.com, recently put together his Mind Mapping Manifesto.  This 50+ page eBook has focuses on two main areas: application of mind mapping and the selection of mind mapping software.  For less than $20, this is a great investment for anyone...
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