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Many of you
know that I am a runner. Most of you
don’t know that I pick up things along my run: money and lottery tickets. Over
the years I have picked up hundreds of dollars and invested them.I was
running in Dallas. I picked up many lottery tickets that people
had thrown on the ground. While I am
running I ne...
A company owner was burned out and
questioning whether he should stay in business.
He loved the business but hated the hours that he was working for the
money he was making. What was wrong?When I analyzed his financial statements,
I discovered that his company was earning 34 cents for every billable
hour. The busi...
In honor of July 4th,
Independence Day in the United States, many business owners declare their
business freedom. Yet are they really
free?Ok, they operate a business that they
enjoy, providing products and services that make a difference. But do they have the time freedom and
money freedom they want? Most of the t...
The Incas had two levels of building
construction – the type of construction they used for their leaders’ buildings
and temples, and the type of construction they used for everything else. For temples and leaders they demanded
perfection – stones were carved and put together so they fit perfectly without
My daughter, Kate, and I just came back
from a phenomenal trip to Peru. We visited Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu
Picchu. The Incas were a great
civilization that got wiped out by the Spaniards in the early 1500’s in their
quest for gold and silver.The Inca didn’t have electricity, air
conditioning, or refrig...
believe in loss leaders - products or services that you sell to a customer for
less than the cost of making that product or service. This belief may come from
supermarkets who are famous for loss leaders - enticements to get you in the
store, knowing that is unlikely that you will leave only with those l...