Fans are the people who follow you and like your work. They are cheering you on, even though you don’t hear from them much. Your fans are the people in your life who would miss your work if you stopped doing it. Fans don’t criticize you, even constructively. If you ask, they will tell you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on January is Fans month
or How I learned to stop worrying and let people help by Amanda Palmer I knew I wanted to read this book because of her TED talk, plus all I heard about this book, and some of her interviews. And, of course, because of her husband, Neil Gamian; I have a fan crush on him. […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
It’s amazing what happens when you ask. You receive. The hero figure of our cultures works alone. He or she comes up against a huge problem, then goes away to figure it out on their own. They come back in a blaze and overcome the problem. If there is help, the helper is not one […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on June is ASK Month
I’ve been working for 3 years to open a HUB in my community. We opened for a short time 2 years ago. It’s felt like there was lots of interest but little support. After we shut down, I took a deep dive into HUBs. All kinds of HUBs. All over the world. Within the past […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on A Change in Attitude
I have, what I think is a very cool idea for a new business I’m calling Repair-Share. I’ve put it out there and I’m talking about it to people. People are responding enthusiastically to the concept, but that is just the start. As I work on it and begin to develop the idea, I’m making […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Instigating a Business
The tribes of Chakeshan in traditional attires attending the 25th Republic Day Silver Jubilee of the NSCN (IM) GPRN at Hebron Nangaland on march 22. Originally uploaded by rajkumar1220 This is a longer post to, hopefully, make up for not posting more this week. I’ll keep trying to post 5 days a week. What is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Building Tribes
Bluish splash Originally uploaded by dr_relling What do your customers need? Taking it one step further – how can you help them serve whom they serve? How can you help them do what they need to do? What is their pain? Some marketers talk about their customers’ pain. What causes your customers pain? What bugs […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on What Do Your Customers Need?
Most successful people cite being thankful as having a huge influence on their ability to become successful. Oprah credits her success to keeping a Gratitude Journal. Warren Buffet said he tithed from the very beginning because he felt grateful for his abilities and opportunities. Stopping and consciously thinking about all the things you can be […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Think Thankful
I do the work, send an invoice and expect to get paid. That sounds fair to me. Sometimes it just doesn’t work that way. For whatever reason, the cheque doesn’t arrive in the mail the next day. That’s when a process for AR is needed. I’m going to tell you the textbook way to do […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Turning on the Cash Faucet – Accounts Receivable
I had been watching TED videos over lunch for 6 months or so when I got an email about an extra TEDGlobal that was going to take place in July in Oxford, England. This was going to be the 2nd TEDGlobal in Oxford in 5 years and it was going to become an annual event. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Believe