In almost anything in life, communication is key.
It’s true in business.
It’s true in entrepreneurship.
It’s true in relationships.
It’s a skill and lesson I learned while going through my journey alongside Samantha Rossin.
I have loved watching her evolve and grow to become someone who enjoys starting her…
Mahatma Gandhi. Martin Luther King Jr. Steve Jobs.
Three powerful leaders in very different arenas.
What did they have in common? They knew how to tell a good story.
Throughout human history, storytelling has been the most powerful vehicle we have as human beings.
Frankly, if someone says they can’t…
Helping other people find their voice and path gives me a real sense of pride and purpose.
I honestly am not sure which I cherish more: building my success or helping someone else build theirs.
Sabah Ali approached me after a speech I had given at Iowa State University on…
Have you ever known anyone who had to be escorted off the premises of Netflix?
Well, if you’re reading this, I’m telling you now that you do.
But first, let me tell you about why it’s important to be ready to accept ideas wherever you happen to be.
Entrepreneurship is a mindset.
When I was first starting out, trying to find support for my Arctic Stick invention, I must have spent three years with one of those things in my pocket.
To me, my mindset was to be ready to pitch 100 percent of the time and my…
They call him Jack. Cactus Jack.
Cactus Jack Barringer, if we’re more precise.
The colorful inventor, who landed two investors on “Shark Tank,” was essentially one of my gateway’s into the entrepreneurship bug I caught long ago.
I had caught wind of a “Shark Tank” audition in Des Moines, Iowa…
Today is my 30th Birthday.
Turning 30 is significant to me because my entire life I have worked towards specific goals I had set for 30. Business Goals, Money Goals, Milestones in my Career, etc.
I fell short of some of my goals..I also ended up in a totally different…
Your book is your new business card. It establishes you as the go-to expert in your industry. If you have a published book that others can buy online or in stores, people are more likely to buy from you instead of buying from your competitor who doesn’t have a book.
You can easily implement video into your daily routine to build your brand and influence online, which ultimately leads to more sales and more opportunities for your business.
I started creating videos in 2013 with my phone and with my roommate’s camera. I used the videos to get attention on…