I think it is time: My story part 1…sort of

The last year of my life has truly been something of the story books. While this blog post is labeled Part 1, it is not truly as there were many years and many events that lead up to June of 2010. Here are a few (I will dive in deep later): Mr. Neal’s Presentation Drop […]

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall Book Review

It is obvious that Chris appreciates a good adventure. The first 5 words of the book are, “For days, I’d been searching…” If you are a runner, especially one with chronic injuries, then you should really pick up a copy of this book and dive in. A few friends of mine, former team sport mega-jocks, […]

If you do not enter the tiger’s cave, you will not catch its cub.

As with any business opportunity there is risk and reward. Other than the financial and time risk of networking groups, the real risk is personal vulnerability and trust. There will be many times where you have to extend your trust to someone you barely know in order to get the ball rolling. Let’s say that […]

Unless an idiot dies, he won’t be cured.

This applies to members, referrals, payments, contracts, deals, etc. Some people are just bad at business. They either can’t figure it out, or they cheat. Either way, they rarely, if ever, change. To be a ninja at networking you have to develop your ability to identify these folks. One of the perks and strengths of […]

Even monkeys fall from trees

Sometimes, despite an unblemished record, a key member will mess up on a job. They will blow it…BIG TIME. I know because I have been on the giving and receiving end of this. I have missed major appointments, incorrectly billed clients, you name it. We are all human. And because we all have a million […]