About Daniel Marlin
Daniel Marlin is a business and digital marketing consultant. His insights have been mentioned on Forbes, Mashable, Entrepreneur and other large publications. Follow him on Twitter to get all his latest writing.
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Take a truly paid vacation: Prepare now so you can relax later, knowing your company is making money while you're gone.
Learn your lesson the first time.
You aren't weak willed and lazy, but you probably are going to bed too late.
Every business needs repeat buyers. Look for patterns to help you increase the lifetime value of each customer.
Pep talks are for sissies. Find someone who understands your issues and can enact real change.
Perfect is the enemy of good. Your innovative concepts are worthless if you can't implement your vision.
The surest sign of a genuine mastery of a topic is the ability to explain it simply to someone who knows nothing about it.
Even with technology at their fingertips, your audience members want to hear real stories and connect in meaningful ways. Give them that, and they'll become loyal followers.
That wonderful thrill you experience when you explain your brilliant idea to everybody you know is a weak substitute for accomplishing something.
Diligence, self-motivation, momentum and critical reflection are vital skills for every entrepreneur but are treated as optional in the classroom.
Ten years behind bars was an odyssey of dedication and perseverance, study and faith. Life afterward was just as challenging.