What Drives You as an Entrepreneur?

There is no doubt that entrepreneurs are driven. What we do on a daily basis, many view as insane.  We push the limits everyday, take risks, and assume the consequences.  Here is a quick question to ponder as we do this. What drives you as an entrepreneur?  Last week, I wrote a blog discussing the
Entrepreneurs face adversity every day. Have you ever been in a conversation with another entrepreneur and it’s clear that both of you are going through a struggle or adversity? Have you ever left this conversation knowing that something should have been talked about that was not? After doing so, did you wonder if you could

How to Stop Drowning in Debt

Over the years I have coached and spoken to many entrepreneurs surrounding money, debt, and business finance. I remember just over a decade ago, I was massively in debt to the tune of $172,000. I always share the story of climbing out, and the challenge of conquering debt and kicking it in the face. The

Why Entrepreneurs Need Adversity

As entrepreneurs, we wake up every day and face the challenge of growing our company and driving forward. As we do this, unexpected issues arise and road blocks present themselves in front of us. As much as we do not like them, these roadblocks, which I call adversity, are necessary for entrepreneurs and for anyone

Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur

What does it take to win in entrepreneurship?  What are the common traits a successful and impactful entrepreneur possess?  Over the years of meeting, learning about and spending time with some of the world’s most amazing entrepreneurs, here is what I have determined rings true for all of them. Passion. If you were paid a billion

Entrepreneur Lessons from Las Vegas

Las Vegas hold lots of lessons entrepreneurs can apply to their business and life. The lights, energy, emotion, experience and life on the strip is a must see for many reasons. I always view and observe things through an entrepreneurial lens. Here are a three quick insights, experiences and lessons I have taken away from
Cam Newton is catching lots of attention after Super Bowl 50.  Entrepreneurs can learn a lot from observing the public’s reaction to Cam and his Super Bowl 50 appearance. Here are a couple of things for entrepreneurs to consider surrounding this topic. When you play in a big game, like the Super Bowl, all eyes

Time Management for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs constantly focus on being as efficient and effective with their time as possible. Time management is a topic covered by many keynote speakers and small business coaches. Unfortunately, time management is a myth. Time can not be managed. It ticks away second by second, hour by hour. It is never controlled and you never
Every entrepreneur desires to win, grow, learn and be profitable. In my years of being a small business coach and keynote speaker for entrepreneurs, I have met and connected with some amazing people. In conversations with these people, I always search for the common themes attributed to their success and consistent patterns of winning. Just
One crucial outcome for every entrepreneur is to make a profit.  Every time I coach an entrepreneur running a small business, profit is one of the first topics we review and discuss. When discussed, they always ask how to be more profitable.  A business that does not make a consistent profit fails.  I remember just over