experiments with hope

Podcast 53: One Year Later

One year ago, I was making $0 a month. Now, I’m making $5,000 a month. Here’s what I did right, what I did wrong, and what I learned…

Podcast 47: Reputation is Gold

Your reputation is your most valuable asset. But, how do you build and protect it? Here’s why it’s not just about “getting positive reviews…”

Podcast 46: The Myth of Security

How many would-be entrerpeneurs fall for the myth that having a job is “more secure?” It’s not. And I can prove it, mathematically and philosophically.

Podcast 45: Principle of Gender

Order and Momentum. These two basic laws of the universe are also the secret to running a succesful business. Here’s how you align yourself to them…

Podcast 43: Learn from Chaos

Chaos happens. Some entrepreneurs are destroyed by it. Others learn and prosper in spite of it. These three habits make all the difference…

Podcast 42: Above the Snakeline

There’s a line on a mountain, where oxygen is so thin, small animals, like snakes, can’t survive. There’s a similar level you reach as an entrepreneur…

Podcast 38: False Prophets

Some people are really vulnerable to entrepreneurship scams. They’ve tried dozens of new business ideas, but they’ve spent more money than they’ve made. I’ve met people who have spent five and six-figure sums on entrepreneurial ventures, training courses, seminars and business opportunities, and made nearly nothing as a result. Why are some people so…

Podcast 37: On Dumping Drama

Drama in business…do entrepreneurs have the freedom to overcome it? It depends on two things. First, you need a way to overcome “people drama.” Second, you need a way to overcome what I call “operational drama.” People drama comes from bad customers, business partners or employees. Operational drama comes from the procedures and/or technologies used to…

Podcast 27: Humility and Gratitude

For entrepreneurs, humility and gratitude go hand in hand. This is because gratitude is a tangible strategy for creating sustainable business or sales success. I know this sounds a little “woo-woo.” I used to think it was. But I’ve discovered a surprising link between Gratitude and Ambition that every entrepreneur should know about. Like most entrepreneurs, I’m…

Podcast 18: Plans vs Procrastination

Do you know how to escape mediocrity as an entrepreneur? It starts with knowing when to stop planning and when to start taking action, risking failure, and being willing to learn from your mistakes. I started out making zero dollars a month and grew to a full-time income. I know from experience that there’s one secret to escaping mediocrity, and to breaking income plateaus.

Podcast 13: Principles vs Methods

Principles vs Methods. What’s the difference, and why does it matter when it comes to bottom-line business results? In my experience, the difference is vast, highly impactful, and scarcely understood by most aspiring entrepreneurs. Principles link effects to causes through the working of natural laws. Methods are simply the means of aligning our actions with these principles.