Are You Just Going to Stand There?

This post is meant to inspire. It is aimed not just at you, but at me. My hope is that it will be a cure - a remedy for the paralysis that takes over us every day and stops us from doing the things that we destined to do.

What You Don't Know About Yourself Can Break You

"We are unknown to ourselves, we men of knowledge--and with good reason. We have never sought ourselves--how could it happen that we should ever find ourselves? . . . So we are necessarily strangers to ourselves, we do not comprehend ourselves, we have to misunderstand ourselves, for us the law "Each is furthest from himself"…

Episode #23 How Contracts Can Save Your Butt and Your Business

Everybody hates them, but they are necessary.  If you want to have a business, you better get used to dealing with contracts.  Yes, they take time, and yes they can be a pain - but they can actually make your business more profitable in the long run. Links mentioned in the post: Writing a Killer…

Episode #22: Mentorship

[youtube width="560" height="340"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqTl5YoZTWk[/youtube] This is a shout back at Jason Silvestri, personal brander extraordinaire. He took the time to mentor me, and even made a video complementing my posts. Here's yo you, my friend. Links mentioned in the post: Jason Silvestri Toppler Project Jason Silvestri on SMART Goals

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Everyone!!!!

If you are wondering where I am, I am enjoying a nice Christmas break! I promise that there will be more content soon, but with a new baby on the way and the chance to relax a bit, I just can't help but take advantage of the time off. I wish you all a great…

Episode #21 HowtoForge Linux Tutorials

[viddler id=e1ab8b32&w=437&h=333] I love Linux, but it can be daunting for new users. Here is a great resource for installing a great Linux distribution without much hassle. Links mentioned in the post: HowtoForge Ubuntu

Episode #20: Choosing Your Operating System

[viddler id=2706d143&w=437&h=333] While it may not seem like it is a big deal, choosing what operating system platform you need to run your business is important. What you decide in the beginning stages of your business will be a factor in how much money you will need to spend on technology in the future.

Episode #19: Four Sites to Expand Your Entrepreneur Mind

[viddler id=c7d4cc11&w=437&h=370] Dean takes you through 4 sites that help to increase your leadership and freelancing skills. Ultimately, all of them help you to become a better project manager. Links mentioned in the video: Elance Web Worker Daily Makeuseof.com Lifehack.org

Episode #18 – Project Management: An Essential Skill

[dailymotion]http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xbfud2_episode-18-project-management-and-s_webcam[/dailymotion] If there is one skill that every entrepreneur should have, it's project management. Developing products - no matter what they are - require efficient use of time and resources. If you are unable to manage those resources and understand the entire development process, your startup is in for a world of hurt financially.

Episode #17: Should You Have a Business Partner?

Knowing your strengths, and having someone available to augment your weaknesses is a tremendous asset. If you can find a business partner that can do that, you are golden.