7 Amazing Steps to Bet the Business

Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel, realized that his company would need to make a dramatic change or face extinction. This often-told story about the company’s “strategic inflection point” centered around betting the business on microprocessors instead of memory. It is a moment of declaring to ourselves and to the world that we will not be […]

3 Things You Need to Know About Building Your Expert Business

What I wish I had known 15 years ago

A few years ago I was listening to a podcast from Rick Warren, author of The Purpose-Driven Life.  This episode was a beginning-of-the-year address, and may have even been his sermon for that Sunday. He said, and I’m paraphrasing here, “Your goals are going to take longer than you think, so you might as well […]

Don’t Do a Product Launch Without Reading This

5 Ways to Survive Your Next Product Launch

Experience is the best teacher. Last year I went all out on a product launch.  I had just purchased Jeff Walker’s new book, Launch, and devoured it cover to cover. I HIGHLY recommend this book. If you are considering launching any kind of knowledge product, you are simply nuts for not reading this book cover […]

Finally Getting Noticed

Hard work does pay off

Jason R Owens The Sales Workshop 6 Disc CD Review Smart Business Planet

I know many of you are hard at work breaking through the noise that clamors for the attention of your target audience. Me too! If you are like me there are times when you wonder if you are doing the right thing, and if you’ll ever get noticed. This makes it so special when you […]

1 Shortcut to Scale Your Business

Information Products Hold the Key

Jason Owens Information Products Scale Your Business

Information products Savvy business owners know the power that products have to jumpstart stalled sales efforts, create new relationships, and scale your business like never before. Nowadays it is so easy to create very high quality information products, a category which includes podcasts, ebooks, hard copy books, online videos, CDs, and DVDs. Most computers come […]

1 Reason to Stop Blogging

I Doubled My Business When I Quit

About a year ago I had grown so frustrated with trying to grow my business through blogging — that I quit blogging entirely.  It was the best move I could have made. I believed the “grow your blog, grow your business” hype.  After all there are so many examples of where it worked for people.  […]