The power of understanding

Feeling defeated or confused about something? So often in life and business, I find that my fear, confusion, and other negative feelings stem from simply failing to understand something. Full Transcript: I remember when, as a young web designer, I first encountered...

Read with Speed

Time is the most important (and fleeting) asset that we have. Here are some tips I use to take in more information at one time. Full Transcript: If you were to look at my library today, you would not believe the kind of person that I was just even five or six short...

What is your goal?

If the goal is for your name to be in lights, CHANGE IT TODAY. Full Transcript: If your goal in business is for your name to be in lights, then you better change that goal today. I don’t want to tell you what your motives should be, etc., because, as I’ve shared...

The business of prayer…

Are you trying to do business without first dealing with the business of prayer? In this episode, I share my own struggle with cultivating a consistent prayer life. I hope it helps you! Full Transcript: About a month ago I talked about something that I have started...

On Taking Responsibility

Lessons learned from recent decisions made at Basecamp. Full Transcript: In our businesses, one of the most Christian things that we can do is to take responsibility for our actions.  I think most people would argue that this is just a good human thing to do, and it...

The extra mile of excellence

EVERYTHING is marketing. Including your product delivery. Do you do EXCELLENT work? Full Transcript: I have a saying that everything is marketing.  From the very first contact that somebody sees, if it’s an ad, if it’s a blog post, whatever, to the customer service...

The Rule of Life

Do you feel like it's hard to get in a routine of worship and spiritual growth? I do! But I've recently learned of an ancient Christian spiritual practice that is really helping me in all aspects of my life and business. Perhaps it will help you too. Full Transcript:...

4 Aspects of the Educator Identity

A few weeks ago we talked about the "Educator Identity." In a talk I heard over a year ago now, there was an excellent 4-part description given of a good educator. I'd like to share them with you in this episode. Full Transcript: A few weeks ago we looked at something...

Watch the magician work

Why watching what people are doing is more important than listening to what they say. Full Transcript: When you’re into entrepreneurship and business development as I am sure many of you are, I know I certainly am, you are inundated with people who have an opinion...

Do the easy thing

Struggling to get motivated to do something HARD? Cool---do the easy thing instead. Full Transcript: As faithful business owners, often we have to do things that are very hard.  What we have to do can sometimes be things that you just want to avoid, because maybe...

The Educator Identity

How to become an educator and not just a doer. Full Transcript: We hear a lot of talk in the business world about the concept of identity.  One of the things that I like to point out, first and foremost, is that identity is not something, especially on the macro...

The freedom of entrepreneurship

What my new dishwasher taught me about gratefulness and what truly matters in life. Full Transcript: We’re living in a sort of odd cultural moment where it’s cool to be an entrepreneur and it didn’t used to be that way.  It actually used to be if you didn’t go ahead...

Consume for mastery

This is the content consumption secret that most creators don’t want you to know. Full Transcript: There’s probably no one who loves consuming content more than I do.  When I was working full time, I had an earbud in all the time and I was listening to audio books, I...

A bias toward fearlessness

What does Pokémon have to do with entrepreneurship? Find out in this episode of the podcast. Full Transcript: What if you approached every situation with a bias toward fearlessness?  What if whenever you tried something new, whatever it was that you are afraid to dive...

Email like Jesus

Jesus Christ was easily the best communicator and teacher to have ever walked the face of the earth. So while most of us already take our spiritual and moral cues from him, is it possible to glean some marketing advice as well? Transcript: Jesus was the greatest...

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