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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Matt Morris

Matt Morris: From $30K in Debt and Living in His Car to Millionaire Growing your business is hard work. Sometimes, there are external forces beyond your control that seem to say “this is the end.” In this episode, I am excited to share with you the story of Matt Morris, an entrepreneur who has found […]

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4 Things that Prevent Your Sales Success

Just now starting to settle into, yet again, another New Year and thinking about what I did just right during those spikes of success last year. We have another chance to succeed. A new year of sales goals to be met, profit margins to be increased, and customer retention rates to be elevated and hopefully, […]

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Women’s History Month Tribute to Pioneering Entrepreneur: My Mother!

As we celebrate women’s history month, remember the great women in your life and don’t let their work be for naught. Women have made significant progress in business, but that progress has come on the backs of women who forged ahead, clearing the way. It is our duty to keep improving and widening the path. It’s our turn to carry the torch for future generations.

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From Average to Awesome

By John Tschohl Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks says: “There are moments in our lives when we summon the courage to make choices that go against reason, against common sense and the wise counsel of people we trust. But we lean forward nonetheless because, despite all risks and rational argument, we believe that the path […]

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Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise

By Dan Coughlin Every once in a great while a book comes out that is so useful and so relevant for such a widely diverse group of people that I want to stand on my rooftop and yell, “Read this book now!” However, it’s way safer for me to just write about it. Peak: Secrets from […]

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The 6 ‘Whys’ of the Best Crowdfunding Campaigns

By Narek Vardanyan In the process of writing my guide, “57 secrets of Crowdfunding,” I interviewed entrepreneurs who conducted 206 successful crowdfunding campaigns. I wanted to discover the incentives that drive people to back crowdfunding projects time and time again. Here are the 6 incentives that will make people back your crowdfunding campaign: 1. You’ve […]

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How to Make Your Customers Feel Special

You do the same thing, over and over each day. Work is a routine. You might even get bored. So how do you stay motivated to be nice to your customers? Before we answer that question, let me share an example with you to set up the lesson. I have a friend who is a […]

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Know Your Assets for Significance (Part Four): Your Most Important Beliefs

By Dan Coughlin Your beliefs determine your behaviors. Your most important beliefs are those that drive your most effective behaviors, the ones that really help you and your organization to be more successful today and over the long term. Make a List of All Your Beliefs I want you to begin to make a list of […]

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The Any Person Movement

We need a sea change in how executives and managers view employees. We need a movement. I’m calling this The Any Person Movement. It simply says that any person, regardless of his or her title, income, or authority can make a positive difference in an organization of any size. A positive difference is doing something […]

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How To Be a Lucky Entrepreneur

One of my favorite thinkers, good old “Anon,” once said, “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” Generally, entrepreneurs agree with that statement, as a recent survey revealed. Another study of entrepreneurs that I saw said that entrepreneurs are more likely to find success on their third startup attempt. That statistic alone shows us […]

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