Pray as if everything depended upon God and work as if everything depended upon man.
Watch this touching video The Power of Words, to see how changing just a few words can make a dramatic difference in your life and in the lives of those around you.
Question: Can you think of a time when words have had a major impact on you or on those around you? You can leave a comment by clicking here.
As the CEO of a large corporation, I surrounded myself with a leadership team that helped me stay energized, focused on our goals, and ready for the challenges that come in the marketplace.
But when I started the next chapter of my life as a full-time author, blogger, and platform-builder, I suddenly found myself without the benefits of that community. I didn’t realize how important that was to me until it was gone. Honestly, there were times the road felt pretty lonely.
No New Podcast for a Few Weeks
I will not be publishing a new podcast until October 2nd. I am working hard with my team to finish a couple of really exciting, but demanding projects. I am making the choice to invest my hours in these and skip the podcast for a few weeks.
Thanks for your support. I look forward to connecting with you soon. I will continue to publish my blog on Mondays and Fridays.
An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered.
When you experience an involuntary emotional response, whether positive or negative, it is often a clue. You have stumbled onto something that will lead you toward or away from your destiny. It’s important to pay attention.
For example, not many people know I majored in music for my first two years of college. I played guitar, piano, and bass. Music was my life. It was all I ever thought about.
Almost everyone has some important project they can’t seem to get to. Maybe it’s starting a blog, writing a book, or launching a new business initiative. You just can’t seem to find the time to tackle it.
Whenever I speak on the topic of Platform, the first question I always get in the Q&A is this: “How do I make time for building a platform? I am so busy; I don’t know how I could possibly add one more thing to my schedule.”
To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.
Admit it, you’ve thought about writing a book. According to a recent reader survey, 61.5% of my blog readers have thought about writing a book. Is it time for you to stop thinking and start doing?
Being a published author has done more for my career—and my income—than I could have ever imagined. It has opened doors of opportunity I couldn’t have dreamed were possible. It can happen for you, too.
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I can’t believe it’s been almost nine months since we launched Platform University. It has been more successful than I could have imagined. The feedback from our members has been stellar.
We extended the introductory price of $25 a month longer than we initially planned. However, the price is going up to $30 a month on Friday, September 13. Until then, you can still get in at the old price and save $60 a year!
What could happen to your product, service, brand, or cause, if you could more media coverage—the right kind of coverage?
In this brief video, my friend Stu McLaren interviews me about how platform-builders can get more media coverage for their business or cause. This is an excerpt from this month’s Master Class at Platform University.
I have done more than 1,600 radio, television, newspaper, and podcast interviews. In the Master Class, I share what I have learned—the good, the bad, and the ugly.