Put Your Ego Aside and Unleash Your People’s Creative Power

Have you ever faced a business problem that you couldn’t think your way out of? In this post, I talk about ways to bring in fresh perspectives and unleash creative potential when serious problem solving is required. During a recent consultation, a client explained to me how they wanted to expand their business by launching […]

Understanding Canada’s Realty Market Swell

If you’ve got your ear to the ground in any sector of the business or financial world, you know by now that real estate is a hot topic in Canada. The realty market is booming, showing somewhere between 40-50% growth in the last few years, with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Don’t be […]

>Unleash the Beast, and then Kill It! 1 Tip to Improve Your Writing and Bust Through Writer’s Block

Like many aspiring writers, I have a tendency to overwrite and over-think. It’s eating at me even now, urging me to spin this sentence into something greater than it is. Overbearing vocabulary and over-complicated phrasing all comes from this monster that lives inside my head. Never sit to write with your final draft in mind…. […]

Body Language for Business: Reading the Room

Understanding body language is crucial in the business world, and anywhere else for that matter. Want to know how your client feels about a particular contract clause? Curious whether this salesperson’s offer has a “catch”? Need to know which part of your pitch the prospect is really interested in? It’s all within reach; once you […]

4 Internet Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs

Have you ever wondered how productivity levels have changed in the past two decades? After scouring the internet for answers and finding nothing reputable, I decided to ask around. I spent a few hours each week bending ears and combing brains between mouthfuls of coffee and .22 clips with my colleagues. The answers I got […]

Expanding Your Company: 1 Piece of Business Advice to Keep You One Step Ahead

If you’ve been scouring the internet for business advice blogs like these, I’m sure you’ve heard someone say how important it is for your company to stay “one step ahead.” But that doesn’t do much for you on its own. It’s about as useful as a coach telling their team to score more points and […]

Building the Happiness Metric: Balancing Satisfaction and Ambition for Better Business

Business experts around the world have begun to look at “the happiness metric” as a consistent indicator of success. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise; mental health and productivity are irrevocably linked. Companies like Delivering Happiness even suggest that a “higher sense of purpose” can lead to a 400% performance improvement. With this […]

Big Game Hunting for Business Owners: 3 Attributes You Need to Succeed

If you’ve read my book, or any of my blogs about what the martial arts can teach us about business, you know that I’m a big believer in “transcendent lessons.” When you’re trying to evolve your approach as an entrepreneur, you’ll find that there’s a lot of useful information you can harvest from other fields. […]

Ego-Boost Your Bottom Line: How To Sell More with Social Engineering

Have you ever noticed how many people seem to come up with their best business ideas while on vacation? It seems like a paradox, but it happens all the time. After a few days of lounging in the sun, we start to miss the thrill of the chase, and before long, the brainstorming begins. Lightning […]

The Abraham Lesson and How It Affects Business and Our Personal Lives

Here, we’ll go back to the basics with a core concept that will lead the lesson we’re about to learn. It helps to remember it before we dive in. In the old days there were prophets who were able to get G-D guidance. They were able to get instructions directly from the source. In order […]

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