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Rejection 1996

September 16, 2017
Rejection 1996

Your early work always sucks… But on a positive note, at least I remembered to put it on the tape I sent in!

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Entrepreneur Lessons From Mayweather vs. McGregor

August 27, 2017
Entrepreneur Lessons From Mayweather vs. McGregor

I’m no fan of boxing. I’ve got a good friend who was a Golden Gloves fighter. Today, in his 50s, he has almost zero short-term memory. As an example, we can take a five-minute ride and he’ll literally forget where we’re going. Too many shots to the head. Still, I respect the people who do […]

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Totality

August 21, 2017
Totality

I walked outside my house today and saw a 100% solar eclipse. My friend, just 11 miles away, was not in the path of totality. He saw about 99% coverage. There’s a big difference between 100% and 99%. For an eclipse, it’s literally like night and day. For business, if your book (or other creative project) […]

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How To Change Culture

August 15, 2017
How To Change Culture

I grew up in Nashville. My own father, also from Nashville, went to school with zero black people because schools were segregated. The segregation I’ve seen in my life is by choice. If you’re upset about the recent violence in Charlottesville and want to do something so that it doesn’t happen again, you need to […]

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WE’LL DO IT LIVE!!

April 19, 2017
WE’LL DO IT LIVE!!

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Bill O’Reilly for being able to get back into character when the tape is rolling. Sort of… Aside from bitching out the people he’s working with, this is a good quality to emulate. Sexually harassing women, not so much… Take care of your people and treat […]

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PR Disaster

April 11, 2017
PR Disaster

This video explains the situation better than I ever could: With hours, the United Airlines CEO… ATTEMPT #1 – apologized for “re-accommodate” passengers ATTEMPT #2 – described the passenger as “disruptive and belligerent.” ATTEMPT #3 – “I want you to know that we take full responsibility and we will work to make it right. I promise you we […]

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