Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

For years I was the first person to jump into a debate and fiercely argue my views. And why wouldn’t I? I knew I was right and they were wrong. I was also quick to jump in and solve everyone’s problems. I am really good at troubleshooting and fixing things, and to me it is […] Share and Enjoy ...

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Success in face to face sales

Face to face sales are often the most evocative and convincing ways of promoting your products and services – so long as you are good at it! There needs to be a passion about what you are trying to sell, as well as a deep understanding of the product range – whether that’s pricing, technical […] Share and Enjoy ...

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10 Things I Would Tell My Teenage Self If I Had a Time Machine

  Exercise and work out: wow, this one thing has such impact on your life, especially if you are a teenage boy. It makes you feel better. It improves your confidence. It makes you more attractive. It makes you better at sports. You get the picture. Learn to fight: take martial arts, not so you […] Share and Enjoy ...

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It’s not you, it’s me

Over the last few days I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about friendship and how hard it’s been for me to make friends. I’m a lot better at it now but there was a time when I couldn’t make a friend to save my life. I logically understand that it was my fault, but […] Share and Enjoy ...

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Those who stand for nothing fall for anything

We live in a great neighborhood. Not only do we have a million dollar view, we have some of the best neighbors a person could ask for. Evenings at the local restaurant lingering over a couple bottles of wine. Evenings out in the driveway sharing a few adult beverages while playing washers or corn-hole. Weekends […] Share and Enjoy ...

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Entrepreneurial Stories – Barnes Properties

Barb Getty is the sole owner of Barnes Properties in Indianapolis, IN. She’s a real estate investor, landlord/author (see attached cover art) but real estate investing wasn’t part of the plan … she was a stay at home mom of three teenagers when her 17-year-old son was killed in a car accident. Her daughters were […] Share and Enjoy ...

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How to respond when your family asks for money – My story

Almost four years ago I wrote an article that has had a profound impact on my readers. Since the beginning it has consistently been the most read – and most commented on article in my career. While I did spend a lot of thought, time, and effort writing the article, never in my wildest dreams […] Share and Enjoy ...

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Entrepreneurial Stories – Complete Computer Services

Izzy Goodman started Complete Computer Services almost ten years ago while working a full-time job at CBS Television. It was actually begun as a hobby: he built a website to discuss safety online. As the number of visitors increased, he offered some items to help defray his costs. Most of them were drop-shipped directly from […] Share and Enjoy ...

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Entrepreneurial Stories – BottledUpDesigns.com