The New York Times had an interesting article today about 25 NFL draftees from 1990. One committed suicide, several went broke, and the rest had varying levels of success. One common theme was that those who worked hard and saved their money and kept working after retiring were happiest and most successful. They kept their meaning.
The days are long but the decades are short.
Make goals for this decade, year, quarter.
Make your close family and friends your top priority.
Think for a few seconds before you act.
Be nice to others even if you don’t need to.
Don’t screw people or burn bridges.
Do new things often.
Learn voraciously.… read more “My favorite advice from Sam Altman”
Love what you do.
Do it constantly. Someone with 1000 repetitions will beat someone with 10.
Surround yourself with people doing what you want to be great at.
Study what you do. Read the masters. Review your performances. Ask for advice.
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes as long as you move forward.
Avoid procrastination by just doing the first twenty seconds.… read more “How To Be Great”
Sometimes people including myself find themselves asking “Why should I be grateful?”
I just finished reading a book, “The Forgotten Soldier”. It was an autobiography of a WW2 German soldier who fought the Russians on the eastern front. His story was a tale of 3 years of serious deprivation and horror. He watched the majority of his friends die, he froze sleeping outdoors in minus sixty degree temperatures, he starved as the Germans could not supply their troops, and he faced a constantly strengthening enemy gaining more and more troops / weapons / ammo while his side constantly weakened.… read more “Why Should I Be Grateful?”
Your website is most likely your first introduction to many of your customers and clients. But before they can become your customers, they need to be able to find your website. How do you ensure that your audience finds you? The answer is search engine optimization.
SEO is an acronym used to describe a number of online strategies used to increase your websites ranking on search engines like Google.… read more “3 Ways a Seattle SEO Company Can Boost Local Business”
Finding the perfect internet marketing for your company is really about finding a partner. It’s about finding someone who will take the time to listen to your objectives, create a unique plan of action for your digital campaign, and help you grow your business. But with so many options available for internet marketing in Los Angeles, how do you know which one is right for you?… read more “Finding Internet Marketing in Los Angeles Perfect For Your Company”
I had breakfast with Kenny Cornutt, Coalition’s CFO, today. He has a lot of great ideas for improving our operations that I am excited about!
Your website is your online representative. In many cases it’s the first interaction your customers have with your company. You want to make sure that it truly represents your brand. When choosing a Los Angeles web designer, don’t settle for less; choose the best.
You want to find a partner that will listen to your objectives and goals and create an individualized website that exemplifies your brand.… read more “Choosing a Los Angeles Web Designer”
One of the single most important aspects of your marketing campaign is your website. Your website acts as the digital face of your small business. That means it represents your business to prospective customers.
Make certain that it does its job properly.
Great web design will communicate your brand to your target audience, be easy to navigate, and ultimately increase your conversion rate.… read more “Seattle Website Design Tailored to a Small Business”