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The Price of Freedom

  A year ago this month, my business partner Stuart Ross and I, were presented with an incredible, multiple-7-figure buyout offer for our brand new company that we had founded barely six months prior. We were wined and dined in 5-star NYC restaurants and hotels and had our egos massaged and stroked by important men […] Read more

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The Monster Between You and The Life You Want

This post is based on a recent #WAKEUP! Call podcast of mine. (Subscribe on iTunes.) As a kid, there’s not a lot more embarrassing than taking a line drive to the face as it skips off the edge of the glove. I was about nine years old. There I was, standing in the baseball field […] Read more

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Evolution of a Criminal Film

Evolution of a Criminal Film – World Premiere March 8, 2014 In 2009 I was presented with an opportunity to co-executive produce a documentary called Evolution of a Criminal Film. A thesis project by a young film maker attending NYU Film School, the story-line gripped my interest. Directed by and featuring himself, Darius Monroe is a […] Read more

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Respect Yourself

To me, the secret to being fulfilled is to feel good about what I do.  I don’t know how to feel good about what I do, unless I can truly say, “I did my best.” What is Self Respect? Today I will share with you what is probably one of my biggest secrets.  If I […] Read more

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Reactive vs Proactive – Who’s running your life?

Last night I turned the heat way down in my house for some reason only to wake up to a frigid cold house this morning. Luckily the dogs kept me warm. Near icicles hanging from my nose, survival mode kicked in as I raced to layer up, turn on the coffee, and bring some heat […] Read more

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Love or Fear?

Through which avenue will I make choices today: love or fear? There are a lot of talking heads in the online marketing industry. They go about selling whatever they’re selling in many different ways. Those ways can change with the times, but there are certain success principles that have been in place from the beginning […] Read more

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“My Life” – A Snap-shot From 2002

It’s incredible how powerful a simple exercise can be… Check out this image below. This is a page out of my journal from February, 2002, over two years before making my first dollar online. I am happy to say that virtually everything on this list, plus quite a bit more have been checked off…   […] Read more

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Keep Calm and Think On, Is Stoicism the Secret to Happiness?

Friends, A recent article in the Globe and Mail titled Keep calm and think on: How the ancients can save today’s world, inspired today’s #WAKEUP podcast (see audio player below). I highly recommend you read the full piece but here’s the opening paragraph and a few excerpts to give you the gist of it… In an endlessly […] Read more

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It’s Not My Responsibility. Or, Is It?

Above all, she was very clear that nothing would mean anything if I didn’t live a life of use to others,” said Jolie. “And I didn’t know what that meant for a long time. It was only when I began to travel and look and live beyond my home that I understood my responsibility to […] Read more

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