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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

How To Think Like A Top Shop Owner

“Never surrender to your own satisfaction” Tim S. Grover

When I was growing up, one of my favorite basketball players was Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers. He could look in one direction while throwing an accurate pass to a teammate on the opposite side of the court.  But that’s not why I liked him.

He had the guts to take the game winning shot, with the championship on the line.  But that’s not why I liked him.  He was a leader on the court whose presence made everyone better.  But that’s not why I liked him.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Fastest Way To Fail As a Shop Owner

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Leo Tolstoy

The story is told of an eight year old boy named “Mitch”, who was out of control.  He would do the opposite of whatever is mother “Molly” told him to do.

When she said “sit down”, he would stand up.  When she said “be quiet”, he would talk louder. When she said “stop running”, and he would run even faster. 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Key To Experiencing Your Breakthrough

“The eyes only see what the mind is prepared to comprehend” Henri Bergson

“That’s it, I’m done!” This is what a young professional golfer named “Ben” told his wife “Valerie” after a frustrating day on the course. 

At the end of the second round of The Oakland Open golf competition, Ben was in last place.  To make matters worse, Ben & Valerie were down to their last $50.