June 12, 2018

When you have too many business ideas

I have lots of ideas every day. If one keeps coming up then I add it to a Trello list of “Biz ideas on hold”. This allows me to stay focused on a few things I’m working on. Those things are all related to each other though. They’re all different legs to the same stool. […]

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June 9, 2018

What would you tell your 25 year old self?

(Ha, would my 25 year old self be capable of listening anyway?) For me, I’d want to let my 25 year old self know that you’re on the right track. That being you and helping people with no expectation of anything in return will be the makings of you. I’d tell myself to not wait […]

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May 17, 2018

Beware “creeping elegance”

The main thing I picked up from “The 4-Hour Work Week” was to combine Parkinson’s Law and the 80/20 Rule. Parkinson’s Law states that our work will expand to take up all the time we allocate to it. The 80/20 states that you’ll get 80% of the work done in 20% of the time, and […]

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May 9, 2018

How I help people in forums and Facebook groups

I just posted the following in a cleaning business owners Facebook group in response to someone asking how to grow their business without advertising. … Things to note: 1) I can’t help myself but chatter in forums and Facebook groups and respond when people have questions. I go all-in on my tendencies. 2) What started […]

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May 6, 2018

Learn, Sell, Scale

A couple of years ago it dawned on that my job was no longer to DO the work. My job was to GET the work. Now my job is to setup the business to get the work and do the work, so that I’m no longer needed. Here’s one of the sliding scales I think […]

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