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The Will To Win

Brands that win, fight. Growing a Sticky Brand takes more than building a strategy and executing it. It’s personal. It’s you versus them. And losing is not an option.

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Entrepreneurship: It’s The Life We Choose

“Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t so you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.”

I don’t know who said this quote, but it’s stuck with me for several years. There’s so much truth to it.

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Personal Brands Are Not Corporate Brands

A personal brand is not a corporate brand. The brand building process is different. The outcomes are different. The goals are different. And this all stems from one simple reason: you can’t compress a career and a personality into a nice shiny box.

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Sticky Branding Beats Oprah

There is nothing more intoxicating than selling a product or service that you are passionate about. It fuels you. It motivates you. It pushes you to fight and win. And that passion is exactly what drove Sticky Branding (the book) to be listed on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List.

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Skip New Year’s Resolutions, Focus On Goals and Habits

88% of people fail to achieve their New Year’s Resolutions. Skip the resolutions. Focus on developing 1 Big Goal, 3-5 Secondary Goals, and the habits that will drive success. Make the New Year your best year ever.

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Goal Setting Worksheet

Achieve your Big Goals with this Goal Setting Worksheet. The worksheet helps you develop SMART Goals, and transform your business and life.

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Giving Thanks: Take the Thank You Challenge

One of the big perks of being a Canadian married to an American is two Thanksgivings. Double the family, double the turkey hangovers, double the football. It’s a pretty sweet deal.

As I pack up my things for the Thanksgiving weekend, I am pausing to consider how cool it is to be in business today.

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Slay Your Time Vampires

The wrong employees, poor processes, weak systems, and bad partners can suck the life out of your company. They are Time Vampires. You cannot grow a vibrant, engaging brand if you are dragged down by Time Vampires. Find them, identify them, and slay them.

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The Most Powerful Leadership Question

When you miss a goal ask yourself a very deep, powerful question, “What was it about my leadership that led to this result?” The buck stops with you. How is your leadership influencing your outcomes?

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Blow The Doors Off 2014

I can’t believe it’s the end of summer already. Kids go back to school next week, and it’s time for businesses to sprint for the finish line. There’s only 4 months left of this year. What are you going to do to close 2014 on a high note? Looking back We are two-thirds of the […]