Join me for 12 weeks of Accountability

We’re doing something a bit different on the podcast for most of the next 12 weeks. I’ve got a number of products to launch and you’re going to join me for 12 weeks to see how it goes and how far we get. Join me with your own 12 weeks of goals.

What Path Are You Building For Yourself

There is a great book called Switch that I just finished reading. It uses the metaphor of an Elephant and a Rider to talk about change. The rider can only control the elephant for so long. At some point the elephant can just go where it wants to and the rider is along for the […]

What you DO matters, not what you INTEND to do

You may say to yourself “I could have built Facebook” or whatever. There are no new ideas under the sun. You may say “I’m going to be a great husband”. That’s a great sentiment, but if you don’t actually do anything about it, then the sentiment doesn’t matter at all. You need to go listen […]

It’s hard right now, so I’m doing one thing

I’ve said it before when things are hard work the plan, but that doesn’t make it easy when things are hard. Right now, things are hard for me and with it being hard I’m still working the plan. In fact I’m doing less and focusing on the one thing that will make everything else obsolete. […]

No More Rescues

…when the Rescuer intervenes, he can create a vexing and all too pervasive performance disconnect, by depriving people of the feedback that comes from the natural consequences of mistakes. While the manager sees failure and a gap they have to step in and close, employees often see success. – Multipliers This isn’t just for managers. […]

Are you leaving poop in your wake?

What level of service do you provide? Is it amazing or is it adequate or is it terrible? Over the last two years, we’ve hired two different house/dog sitters. Our first was good. The dog was alive and tired out and the house was clean. The second was…barely adequate. Two weeks later we’re still trying […]

Kids are the worst clients

While talking with a friend recently (HI TimTim), I came across the idea that kids are the worst client. If you’re running a business and your spouse/partner is watching the kids, they spend most of their day dealing with the worst clients. They complain about putting on their shoes. They fight about getting out the […]

Sovann Pen on integrating your big entrepreneurial ideas and family

Today I get to talk to Sovann Pen. Sovann is a Counsellor based in Portland Oregon. In this episode we talk about: How his private practice didn’t work out Taking your spouses concerns into account with your entrepreneurial ideas How family/parenting impacts your work You can find the links to the resources we talked about […]

There is no such thing as a high paying client

The Pro coach knows there is no such thing as a high-paying client. Your fees are just a filter for the clients you’d love to coach. – The Prosperous Coach I know that most of you aren’t coaches so you might initially discount the quote above. You’d be stupid though. If you’re tired of working […]