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Finally: Get Started With My Best Posts

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Can You Hear Me Now? How to make sure you and your customers are speaking the same language (you probably aren’t)

I’m going to let you in on a guilty pleasure of mine: I love reading Urban Dictionary. Urban Dictionary is a place where everyday folks can go and make up a word or phrase, define it, and share it with the world. It’s a perfect barometer of how the internet savvy public views something. You […]

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What Your Small Business Can Learn About How EA Games Tanked The Multi-Million Dollar SimCity Brand

I’ve long been a power-crazed dictator. It’s why I run my own business – and why I enjoyed spending my free time growing up playing SimCity. I was the Mayor of countless cities. Some were awesome examples of wind and solar power and recycling. Some were thriving educational towns. Some were destroyed by UFOs. Hours upon […]

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How To Avoid Punching People who tell you to Follow Your Passion (and find yours along the way)

When your passions aren’t naturally things you can turn into products or services, the advice to follow your passions sounds like a load of crap, because it is when you don’t know what your passion is or how to find it.

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The Right Way To Ask For Help

Many people have wonderful ideas but no clue how to market them. A few people want to build the next Facebook or implement some sort of get-rich-quick scheme, but they’re a rarity. When most people ask for help, it’s because they can identify with you personally and because they’ve identified your skills as the thing they’re missing.

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