Business & Entrepreneurship

How Do I Create a Life I Love? – Dan Martell | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 67

How Do I Create a Life I Love? – Dan Martell | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 67

The question this week is: how do I create a life that I love? In business or in life: same question. Same thing, in fact. Same principles. How do I create a life that I love? And how do I build a plan to achieve that, while taking total responsibility for each and every step, past, present and future? This...

More Than Words, “How To” & Helping Out vs. Selling Out

More Than Words, “How To” & Helping Out vs. Selling Out

Ah, “More Than Words.” I’ll get to that song in just a couple of moments. But when it comes to words, there are two of them that give me the willies, especially when I use them, because when I do, I’m really torn between whether I’m doing the responsible thing, or recklessly selling out. In 1990, the band Extreme released...

Racing In Circles: A Case For Awareness

Racing In Circles: A Case For Awareness

I don’t think I realized what was happening at the time, but a lot of what I’ve learned about what works and what doesn’t work, in business and in life, I learned when I was here (overlooking the race track). I used to manage this place (Delaware Speedway), you know. As strange as that seems to say now looking back,...

What is a Brand? What is it not? The “Outer Space Test”

What is a Brand? What is it not? The “Outer Space Test”

Over the last almost 20 years, I’ve had the great pleasure of working with all kinds of people in just about every variety of business that I can imagine. In that time, one of the things that I would get asked about the most, particularly from small business people and entrepreneurs, was about the word “brand.” And more specifically, what...

How To Follow Intuition To Success – Sunil Godse | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 65

How To Follow Intuition To Success – Sunil Godse | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 65

The question this week is: What is your gut telling you? One of the things that I’ve come to believe is that, whatever it is we may be facing or trying to decide … we already know. Deep down, we know what we need to know, even if we don’t know that we know it yet. The real challenge is...

3 Ad Traps That Snag Most Small Business Marketers

3 Ad Traps That Snag Most Small Business Marketers

If we’re going to go to the time and trouble and expense to invest in advertising or some sort of marketing effort for our business, or organization, our community groups, our creative endeavors, wouldn’t it be great if we knew our message was standing out? Don’t we want to be represented by our unique voice, as opposed washing in with...

5-Word Warning of Apathy Ahead

5-Word Warning of Apathy Ahead

Transcript: I was delivered a real head-shaker the other day, the kind of thing that my late Grandma Bulmer, bless her heart, might have referred to as a “rude surprise.” I’m hoping that you can’t relate, but I bet you will, and I can sum it up in five words. Let’s see if this sounds familiar: you open your mail...

Get Real, Get Results. Tough Business Questions Have Simple Answers – Loretta Smith | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 64

Get Real, Get Results. Tough Business Questions Have Simple Answers – Loretta Smith | Journeys with the No Schedule Man, Ep. 64

The question this week is … what are you trying to get done? Through all of the noise,  the problems or potential, policies and procedures, distractions or market fluctuations … what does it all really come down to? What are you trying to get done? If you can get clear on that, and get real with yourself, there’s a good...

Why Today’s Message Is For Tomorrow’s Customer In Small Business Marketing

Why Today’s Message Is For Tomorrow’s Customer In Small Business Marketing

I don’t understand why we don’t do more on a regular basis to connect in a meaningful way with what I think is the largest potential segment of the population; one that represents the largest opportunity in future growth for our business or organization. As small business owners and managers, entrepreneurs, people involved in really worthwhile community groups and organizations...

Reframing Setbacks To Live With Passion & Purpose – Mike Mulligan (Re-Release) | Journeys with the No Schedule Man

Reframing Setbacks To Live With Passion & Purpose – Mike Mulligan (Re-Release) | Journeys with the No Schedule Man

The question this week is, how do we keep moving after a major adversity strikes? How can we re-frame the setback to keep living with passion and purpose? This week, I decided to revisit a discussion with Mike Mulligan, owner and founder of Moving Forward Rehabilitation and Wellness Center. Mike is one of the best examples of anyone I’ve ever...