What Is Your Business For?

Sure, you create art, or make a product, or provide a service. But why? Your business is just a system. It’s an entity that exists to allow you to make the change on the world that you seek to make. There’s likely a deeper reason than “because I like to make music”. Why? Why do …

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Your Business Should Have Opinions

And beliefs. And a purpose, singular and inspiring. It should have an identity. Those opinions, beliefs, and purpose act as a beacon to attract those who would join you to try and accomplish the things you’ve set out to do. The singular purpose should align with your personal, singular purpose, the big thing your whole …

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The Most Important Principle In Business

The most important principle in business: to end the day with more money than you began it. I’ve heard this principle put a few different ways over the years, and it goes along with the principle of keeping things simple. Are your systems set up to be profitable from the start? Or have you complicated …

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(Re)Building a Business

The last few weeks have been quiet here on the olde blogg. Two weeks ago we had a big video project that spanned 3 days and about 35 interviews, on top of the conference that I attended which is what I last wrote about.

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When Gary V. Talks, You Listen

This week I was able to attend the inaugural Entrepreneur Simplified Entrecon at Utah Valley University. For a first run, it was pretty well put together, and I thoroughly enjoyed most of it.

Better than that, there were two HUGE opportunites. First, Alan (my business partner) and I got awarded scholarships to ES’s retreat next week, a $3500 value. We get to go for free, so that’s pretty exciting. I know a number of people that have gone through it and said it was lifechanging, so I’m excited to see how it goes.

The other one? You guessed it: I got to meet one of my favorite people that I’ve followed over the last few years, Gary Vaynerchuk.

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