Posts Tagged ‘renegade millionaire’

Seven Tips For Getting And Keeping Your Financial House In Order

By: Darcy Juarez on: April 4th, 2013 7 Comments

It didn’t take her long to go out of business. She was 22 years old and it was the first time she’d owned her own business. Why was she forced to fold her business? Not for the reason you might expect: lack of sales. She went out of business because she was uneducated about keeping records for taxes, budgeting finances and keeping cash flow positive. This story was told to me recently by a GKIC[…]

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Are You Hunting In The Wrong Place?

By: Dan Kennedy on: March 12th, 2013 9 Comments

I’ve been in the advice dispensing business for 40 years. Throughout my career I’ve been paid millions and millions of dollars by CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, small business owners, even my peers, professional speakers, authors and consultants. Whether the economy is good or bad, I remain fully booked and in demand. On occasion I have run up against ‘professional norms and guidelines’ dictated by some association or certifying organization, and had my fees[…]

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Four Ways Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Grew Their Business Without Spending Money

By: Darcy Juarez on: March 5th, 2013 4 Comments

Last year I met Barbara Corcoran at GKIC’s women’s event. Her credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and being unsuccessful at twenty jobs by the time she turned twenty-three. But it was her next move that made her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the U.S. Turning a loan of $1000 from an ex-boyfriend into a five-billion dollar business. An investor/shark on the hit reality show, Shark Tank, she has invested[…]

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Brian Tracy Shows You How To Accelerate Your Success

By: Dave Dee on: February 7th, 2013 2 Comments

Early in his career, he was very poor. He wore shoes two sizes too big with holes in them. He owned one clip-on tie and one shirt that he washed out every night.. He had to make a sale every day in order to have enough money to pay for a place to sleep each night.  There were even times he lived out of his car. This made him wonder why some people are more[…]

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Persuasion Secrets: How to Be Fascinating and Influence Other People

By: Dan Kennedy on: February 5th, 2013 3 Comments

In December, Barbara Walters announced her 19th annual list of the year’s “10 Most Fascinating People.” Making the top ten were actor/director Ben Affleck; Alana Thompson, 7 year old star of the hit reality TV show Honey Boo Boo; the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie; Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas; E L James, author of 50 Shades of Grey; Boy Band One Direction; former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton; multi-talented animator and director[…]

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How To Build Your Own “Million Dollar Rolodex”

By: Dan Kennedy on: January 24th, 2013 4 Comments

This month, in the No B.S. Marketing Letter I talked about the only two ways to think about the 1% and 99%. If you read it, you got a big lesson in how certain thinking and complaints can virtually guarantee you will never be rich—and what to do if you want to change your circumstance and become a member of the 1% club. Another complaint that comes from the unsuccessful is that success or wealth[…]

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The Best Thing You Can Do To Improve The Lives Of Your Children…

By: Darcy Juarez on: January 17th, 2013 3 Comments

“One of the biggest gifts that you can give your daughter is to show her that you love what you do.” —Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier CEO and one of the 21 female Fortune 500 CEOs When Brittany Lynch was 15 or 16 years old, she remembered her dad getting a lot of “junk mail.” Curious about it, she asked him, “Dad what is all this junk mail you keep getting from Dan Kennedy? And more importantly,[…]

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For Ladies Only? You Can’t Be Serious…

By: Dan Kennedy on: January 15th, 2013 6 Comments

Over the years I’ve become known as “the professor of harsh reality.” I was dubbed this because I was the only one in a chorus of yes-men who would ever point out the flaws in a proposed idea. Not everyone always likes to hear about flaws. In fact, I learned early in life that most people prefer delusion to reality. Dislodging people from their delusions often winds up making you the brunt of their anger—the[…]

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8 Steps To Making More Money in 2013!

By: Dave Dee on: January 3rd, 2013 5 Comments

The end of the year and beginning of a new one tends to make one reflect on the year’s successes and failures… What were your top achievements? What was your biggest failure? What had the biggest impact? And so on… Instead of focusing on generic achievements, I thought it’d be fun to put a little twist on this year’s achievements by relating them specifically to your marketing successes and failures. So here’s how to review[…]

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Are You The Next “Casey Stengel” Of Your Marketplace?

By: Dave Dee on: December 27th, 2012 1 Comment

He never intended on being a coach. In fact, his long-term goal was to be a dentist. Athletically inclined, he played a number of sports including football, basketball and baseball, continuing on in the minor league in 1910-1911 where he saved enough money to go to dentistry school. However, after having problems finding left-handed dentistry tools, he continued in baseball and was brought up to the Dodgers late in the 1912 season. It was then[…]

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