Category: Sales

On April 6, 2016

4 Dumb Mistakes I Made When Starting A Business

Here are a few dumb things I did when I started creating companies. 1. I didn’t pay myself I paid other people, but didn’t pay myself.  I learned the lesson the hard way. Paying yourself teaches the business to exist with your salary.  I do not subscribe to the belief of getting paid purely out
On January 21, 2014

How To Start An Information Marketing Business With A Recurring Revenue Model

Dear Business Owner: Do you wish your business would grow beyond your personal capacity? Are you looking for the “freedom” that so many entrepreneurs are looking for but never seem to find? Are you ready to produce predictable income & growth for your company instead of the constant ups & downs of start up? Do
On December 9, 2013

5 Business Lessons Learned From Auburn & Gus Malzahn

Gus Malzahn is Auburn University’s football coach.  In his first season as a head coach in the SEC, he is playing for the National Championship (the #1 team in college football).  He has come into his leadership position & done it much different than many people do.  Whether you watch football or not, you can
On November 1, 2013

How To Get Unstuck In Life & Business

I have been wanting to help business owners for a long time.  Recently I made a decision that I would start helping them.  My assistant & I sat around for a few months scheming & planning what we were going to do.  I’ve drawn up about 25 sets of plans for how we were going
On October 2, 2013

Anatomy Of The Perfect Follow Up Sequence

If you want to grow your organization, this post is for you.  If you use the web at all to connect with your tribe, you should consider using automated follow up sequences. A follow up sequence is what you do after people take any kind of action with you.  That action might include filling out
On September 9, 2013

1 Thing NOT To Do When Starting A Business

I have two very unique opportunities I’m working on right now.  I’m back at working through start-up again.  After being a full time entrepreneur for 62 months now, I’ve forgotten how scary start-up is.  Right this second I’m sitting in Starbucks, scheming & planning. Every time I’ve started a company, I go through a few
On August 23, 2013

How Do You Make The INC 5000 List?

I am super proud to say that The Rocket Company was named to the INC 5000 list.  Our rank is 602.  You can check out the award & stats here.  We will be writing a lot about this over the next year but I wanted to let you in on one secret to growth.  It isn’t
On July 29, 2013

7 Leadership Lessons From Being Backstage With Imagine Dragons

It’s been a long time since a band as good as Imagine Dragons has come around.  My friend Louie Lovoy turned me on to them a while back & together we have watched them go from obscurity to mega-stars.  This band doesn’t just play good music, they are leaders.  They are influencing a generation of
On June 24, 2013

Why Organizational Growth Is Like Being Addicted To Drugs

When I was on staff at an organization years back, we talked about growth all the time. What are we doing to get more money? What are we doing to get more customers? What are we doing to get more people signed up? Why aren’t we bigger? Why aren’t we growing as fast as we