Creating Your Unconventional Business

A lot of people ask me why I talk about the importance of being an entrepreneur and having at least a side business.

apesh merga guerillas

That’s me in the middle working with a guerrilla group.

It’s really about freedom.

Let me take a step back for a second.

You know that I was in the Special Forces (Green Berets). The base mission of the Green Berets is Unconventional Warfare. Put simply, it is going to another land, teaching and helping the people of the land to overcome an oppressive government – gaining their freedom.  There is a lot that goes into all this, but you can put it pretty simply – helping others help themselves. [Read more…]

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The 80/20 Principle

The 80/20 Principle – Knowing Where to Put Your Effort In

80/20 principle

This is part one of a three part series on creating success

Part 1 – The Numbers Game

Part 2 (You are here) – The 80/20 Principle

Part 3 – The Art of Failing Fast

Going big is often the best way to ensure your success – create enough output, take enough chances and eventually you’ll be sure to have a hit or ten under your belt which for many of us will be more than enough.

But while working hard enough is often the secret to almost guaranteed success, you mustn’t also underestimate the power of working smart.

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How Playing the Numbers Game Can Help You to Succeed at Everything

numbers game

This is part one of a three part series on creating success

Part 1 (You are here) – The Numbers Game

Part 2 – The 80/20 Principle

Part 3 – The Art of Failing Fast

Want to increase your likelihood at success? Then simply try more often.

In gambling this isn’t a good idea because it means you’ll lose a hundred times before you win and go broke. But in life things are different. In life, you can ‘fail’ thousands of times and bounce back stronger than you were before… But you only need one win. If you ‘play the numbers’ then, you can effectively rig yourself to succeed no matter what you do. [Read more…]

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