Tanner Jones - If you love me, read the next seven sentences.

November 12, 2011 0 Comments

Disrupting PMG

This is an email that I sent to Clayton Christensen and Jeff Dyer about a potential ‘disruptive innovation’ in the market of ‘proselyting’.  Just thought I’d post it up.  If they respond, I’ll make sure I post any wisdom they share. After reading and gaining insights from the innovators dilemma as well as watching multiple […]

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October 05, 2011 0 Comments

What I Wish I Knew When I Was Twenty

I just finished reading Tina Seeligs book What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World.  It was a fast read for me (I think I finished it in a day) but I really liked it a lot.  Here are a few of my favorite […]

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September 23, 2011 0 Comments

Jump Start Your Business Brain: The Scientific Way To Make More Money

Hall drives home the three most important things to make your business succeed. What I like is he doesn’t use anecdotes and theory, but case studies and hard data. Somehow, he manages to make marketing and entrepreneurship an analytical game that can be calculated, which I really enjoyed. Those three things are Overt Benefit – […]

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September 23, 2011 0 Comments

Neuromarketing: Is There a ‘Buy Button’ in the Brain? Selling to the Old Brain for Instant Success

Quick read, I blasted through it while on an airplane flight. Nothing to terribly flashy, but its a good collection of different marketing insights you can get from other books.

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September 23, 2011 0 Comments

Want Team Unity? Increase Team Suffering

For the last 14 hours, my youngest sister has been sitting in the ICU.  She’s absolutely miserable, but its definitely a step up from the ‘dying’ category that she would be in had she been admitted to the hospital a day later. She has been diagnosed with type I diabetes at the ripe old age […]

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September 20, 2011 0 Comments

A la Carte-ing Classes

So I was thinking, Have you ever purchased an ebook or an online course for $17 and just been infuriated with the quality?  You get some rehashed, unoriginal, outdated strategy or filler or unsubstantiated opinion?  Or even worse, its nothing but a long sales letter for an upsell to either coaching or a bigger, better […]

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August 25, 2011 0 Comments

I Don’t Want Ketchup! – Why I Wish BYU Would Act Like Burger King

Quick rant.  I’m about to seem overly critical, arrogantly capitalistic, and belittling of the education system all in one motion.  My bad. One time I went through the Burger King drive-through, ordered a plain hamburger, was very specific about how I didn’t want any ketchup on it.  Once my credit card was safely in hand […]

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August 16, 2011 1 Comment

How To Make Your Outsourcers More Effective

Today, I discovered a way that 50 cents can make your outsourcers twice as effective.  It was one of the best investments I’ve made. I have agreed with my VAs that they will need to use a tracking software to clock in and clock out.   And by the way, the software is awesome.  Cheap. […]

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August 08, 2011 0 Comments

The Hiring Process – Virtual Assistants

This has been a wonderful growth experience for me as I have interviewed and emailed with multiple potential virtual assistants.  Here are a few things I’ve learned and implemented.   My father introduced me to a certain interview style that is different from the conventional method of interviewing which I really liked.  The man is […]

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August 04, 2011 0 Comments

Finding Virtual Assistants to Support My Online Businesses

I have a problem. The problem is that I always have a dozen ideas floating around in my head, begging me to get them started. And I always have about 7 or 8 projects that I’m constantly trying to get done. And I have time to really focus on about 1 or 2 at a […]

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