Honesty: Always The Best Policy

In a previous article, we discussed how important it is to be honest with yourself. Today, I'll be getting in to more detail on a point I raised back then, which is the importance of being honest with...

Be Yourself

Let's assume that you've been reading this blog from the beginning. And if you haven't, why not? There's tons of great advice you can put to work for you here. If you're a first timer, or have only...

An Honest Assessment

It’s no hardship to say something like “it is important to be honest when dealing with your customers and clients.” That’s not a controversial statement because it is, of course, quite true – other than shady businesses that...

Don’t Constrain Yourself

Hopefully, you don’t know what it’s like to be in prison and have your options tightly constrained by an outside agency. But that doesn't mean you don’t have any constraints. Laws, other people, responsibilities… these all constrain your...

Happy Halloween!

Hello everyone! My name’s Shane and I’m one of David’s team members, working as a content provider for his various sites. He’s spoken about me before in previous posts, like “Cut Out The Middleman” and the first part...

Confidence, Or Cockiness? Know The Difference

There is a line from the original Star Wars film Episode IV: A New Hope, spoken by Harrison Ford’s character Han Solo to Mark Hamil’s Luke Skywalker during a pitched battle in space. While not one of the most memorable...

Professionalism

As the leader of your business, you are its public face. When people think of your business, you are who they picture in their head. You're the general, the president, the alpha lion, and a few hundred other...

Prioritize

One of the best bits of business advice I can possibly give is to prioritize your work. Get the most important, time sensitive stuff finished first, and then work your way down the list. Well, that's today's article....

Working With Charities

Everybody loves doing a good deed. I don't think any of you out there can think of a single time where you did something for someone for altruistic reasons and didn't feel great about it after. Well what...