3 ways most people deal with criticism in business (and how to respond instead)

We all face criticism in our businesses. It’s one of those inevitable things you hear when you put your ideas and services or products out there for public consumption. Sometimes it comes in the form of really constructive feedback (which is good to hear and helpful to apply) and sometimes it’s a bitter pill (and […]

Countdown to the Olympics: How to be an Olympic-level entrepreneur #1

Image via Wikipedia In 1 day, the 2010 Winter Olympic athletes will compete to be the best in the world. Entrepreneurs compete for a similar pinnacle of success every single day. This series of blogs will countdown to the Olympics with 31 ideas about what it takes to achieve gold in your business. To be […]

Countdown to the Olympics: How to be an Olympic-level entrepreneur #2

Image via Wikipedia In 2 days, the 2010 Winter Olympic athletes will compete to be the best in the world. Entrepreneurs compete for a similar pinnacle of success every single day. This series of blogs will countdown to the Olympics with 31 ideas about what it takes to achieve gold in your business. To be […]

I don’t care whose mom discovered a teeth whitening trick

I see these ads everywhere. They drive me crazy. If you want to sell teeth whitening products, that’s fine. But what really gets my proverbial goat is how much they promote that a mom did it. The use of the mom reference, I suppose, is to make it seem affordable and practical, because moms are […]