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Jan. 12, 2023

My Top Reads of 2022

With the new year well on its way, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my top reads for 2022. I also decided to get my podcast co-host and friend Johnny Robinson, also known as  @SqueegeeGod on Twitter to weigh in. What resulted was a list…

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I recently moved a lot of my life admin stuff into Notion.  Notion is similar to Evernote and Google Docs but with a really clean design and interface. It has task management, note-taking capabilities, and more…it’s a great organi…

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My podcast co-host and friend Johnny Robinson AKA @SqueegeeGod has an e-learning business called Home Services Academy. HSA teaches folks how to start their own remote local businesses. He has successfully scaled it, and I wanted to pick his brain …

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I met former Israeli Special Forces soldier Itamar Marani in Thailand a couple of years ago. He knows everything there is to know about risks, danger, and how to analyze things.  One thing we talked about in-depth was how to properly analyze r…

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I recruit a ton of remote talent. My residential cleaning company MaidThis has been fully remote since day one back in 2013. Since then I have worked with dozens of fully remote people. Here’s the fact: there’s so much talent in the wor…

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The truth is it takes a certain type of personality to go into entrepreneurship that many people don’t have.  The concept of business ownership is often glamorized, especially on social media. It makes a lot of people think, “I wan…

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’ve been thinking a lot recently about the concept of a business builder versus a business investor. The more I get into business, the more I realize that they are two very different identities. The more successful entrepreneurs I meet and in…

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So a fair number of people advocate for making your passion your business. I think that's a bad idea, and I'll tell you why, but let's go the other direction first. Do you even have to like what your business does? Now, I'm not saying that you sho…

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Admit it. We've all been there. Someone forwarded you a Grant Cardone or Gary Vee video and you said, "Stop with the #hustle content already." But then, at some point, when you got past the hate, for one reason or another you realized you might even…

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Marketing is a job that's never done. There's always something that can be optimized or introduced or tried for the first time, knowing it might fail. What's important to realize is that in local services particularly, a lot of small operators are p…

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