Author Archives: Dean

040 EIP: Entrepreneur Ideas Name Change and Products Versus Services

I always love your audio feedback, so if you have a question or want to leave a tip for the show, please send me a voicemail at 714-643-5301. Hey!  Big things happening in this episode! First, after a lot of deliberation and ruminating, I decided to change the name of the podcast.  You'll understand a…

How My Family Escaped the Dual-Income Trap and Your's Can Too!

One of the most important turning points in my family's life was the decision to move from a two-income family to a single.  This was no easy task since not only did we have a decent amount of debt, the cost of living in Southern California was insane. How did we make it happen?  Well,…

Why The Last Thing You Need is a Virtual Assistant

Okay, so the title may be a little misleading, but you'll understand why you don't want to hire a virtual assistant by the end of this post. I was recently in Seattle and got to have breakfast with one of my customers, and man it was a lot of fun. One of the things that…

How Learning to Say No Can Significantly Improve Your Life

Nobody likes to hear it, and nobody likes to say it - "No!" No, is the single most divisive word in any language. It makes you feel like a jerk and it makes others want to either cry or punch you in the face. However, if you look at all of the great men and…

039 STBS: Simple Ideas You Can Use Right Now to Start Your Own Side Business

A special thanks to Harry Mahler for emailing me and kicking me in the butt.  Yes, will be more consistent with this podcast! 🙂 Whenever I talk to someone about starting a business, almost 99% of the time the first words that come out of their mouth is something about how they don't know what…

The Secret To Why You Are Not A Successful Entrepreneur

On one of this blog's more popular posts about entrepreneur ideas that are geared toward non-entrepreneurs, someone left this comment: This is very helpful. However, once one comes up with their entrepreneurial idea, how does one go about making it a success? This is a very good question and a very bad question, but is…

Lazy Marketing: The Kindle Experiment and Marketing Challenge!

I hate marketing! It's not that there's anything wrong with it, it just that I'm not good at it. There's something about having to go out and constantly get in front of people in order to get your products or services seen that just seems to me like a lot of unnecessary work. don't get…

Ask The Readers: What is Your Best Productivity Hack?

We all do things differently and different strategies work well with different people.  some like to cut things out, while others like to leverage the help of other people to get things done.  Whatever it is, since we live in such a busy age, it is necessary to find ways to cut out the nonsense…

How to Make Your Site Convert More Traffic While You Sleep

This was a training I recently created for one of my products called Magic Action Box. However, the majority of the video is something that would be beneficial to anyone that owns a website.  You don't even need Magic Action Box to do these strategies. Think of Conversions First! We all want our website to…

5 Essential Sites To Make You More Productive and Earn More!

There is a lot of information out there about outsourcing and about being more productive. The trouble is there so much information that it can be quite overwhelming.  Rather than give you a huge list of productivity sites, I wanted to give you the top blogs that I look at on a monthly and sometimes…