Author and Managing Partner, Invisor Consulting
Trying to get people to like you is disingenuous, selfish, and manipulative. And it will likely backfire.
Great advice on starting a business, from a guy who's been pretty successful himself.
If you've got high hopes for a fulfilling career and financial security, solopreneurship is not the way to get there.
Success doesn't come from a book or a website. It comes from hard work.
Whether you're just starting out or have been around a while, these counterintuitive career lessons will help you get to the top.
The key to becoming successful at anything – your job, your career, or your own business – is not rocket science.
Nobody becomes a successful entrepreneur by setting out to become one. It happens organically under certain specific conditions.
There's a growing list of amateurs and pseudo-professionals who claim to be able to change your life. For the most part, they can't.
Robert Browning said, 'A man's reach should exceed his grasp,' but always reaching for the stars can be exhausting. It's not for everyone.
The best things in life and business aren't free. They are earned.
All of your business strategy should come down winning and keeping customers.
Your personal brand sets expectations for behavior and performance. Failing to deliver on those expectations can destroy your reputation.
Childish behavior doesn't go over too well in the real world. The real business world expects results.
Nobody wants to work with a self-interested, self-absorbed, self-serving self-promoter. If you think about it, neither would you.
Smart people make smart decisions and that's the most important factor in how things turn out for you.
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