(or, how not to have a Homer-brain)
This is a guest post by our friend Mans Denton of The Hacked Mind. You met Mans when I told you about why I’d rather make friends than network. Remember how he sat there sober watching Will and I lose our equilibrium? Well now we’ll find out why.
Nobody has pushed me to take more action to improve my health than Mans. The stories he tells about neurons in your brain and chemicals in your body effecting your mood and appearance make it easy to begin making the changes you already know you should (and some you’d never guess). The story behind advice is more important than you think. A lot of the time we need to be given advice in a
I recently read the massively popular Man 2.0: Engineering the Alpha and found myself thinking, “Mans told me about that months ago.” He knows his stuff. I’m going to keep listening to him.
Enter Mans (isn’t that a badass [click to continue…]
You’ve heard of all the success stories…
Tons of people have created businesses on the side that eventually enabled them to leave their day jobs and live their dreams.
So why not you?
They make it sound easy enough…
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Look at all those books that somebody wrote
...when you have to write your ideas out in complete sentences and complete paragraphs, it forces a deeper clarity of thinking. – Jeff Bezos
(This post is a celebration of completing our first full book, SelfMadeU! You can get a fat preview of it riiiighhhtt HERE. Enjoy!)
I was working with Mark Medoff, an Oscar-nominated, and Tony Award-winning writer, on his most recent play and asked him for writing advice.
He said, “I can tell you everything you need to know about writing in thirty seconds.”
He told me what Kurt Vonnegut told [click to continue…]
If you’ve been taking action on the previous importing articles, you already know that Alibaba is the world’s biggest B2B marketplace. In fact, it may be a little too big…
There are millions of suppliers listing millions of products on Alibaba. Finding suppliers is easy, the hard part is selecting the right one.
The most dangerous obstacle in your path to the perfect supplier are the ocean of scammers and middle-men.
Luckily, it’s not too difficult to avoid these low lives.
Below, you’ll find a step-by-step guide on avoiding scams, middle-men, and fraud on Alibaba. [click to continue…]
We live in a time of unprecedented opportunity. With a simple Internet connection anyone and everyone has the potential to launch a profitable, high-impact Internet business.
But if this is true – and it is – then why doesn’t everyone become a successful Internet entrepreneur?
It’s hard to know for sure…
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a couple actors shaking hands (played by paid actors – ZING! hahahoho!)
I hate networking.
When writing the networking section for our upcoming book I redefined networking as “authentically making friends within areas you want to be in“. It hurts to say “networking” because it bring up images of over- (or under-) dressed people chucking business cards like ninja stars. It sucks. They suck.
I don’t even understand what [click to continue…]
The StartupBros logo is dead, and I killed it. While our old logo wasn’t in dire need of replacement, we weren’t in love with it, so we decided to change it up.
I’ve had a lot of logos designed, so I’ve developed a pretty good method to finding the one your customers love the most.
As you may know, this is one of the most controversial things I’ve ever written (a surprise to me). [click to continue…]
A few of the inputs I’ve been inputting
This is a challenge to take back your productivity.
(The initial challenge is over but a ton of people are starting again this week – DO IT!)
Hi. My name is Kyle and I have a problem:
I’m [click to continue…]