Penny Wise & Dollar Foolish
Mar21

Penny Wise & Dollar Foolish

Today’s Post by Skip Cohen Okay, so the idea for today’s post came from a garden hose. I was at Home Depot and needed a 50 foot garden hose, no big deal right?  I bought the cheapest one they had. Unfortunately it kinks every time you move it in any direction but a straight line and then you have to go back, untwist it and if you’re lucky you’ve got water pressure again! It was a complete waste of money and tomorrow I’ll go buy...

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Forget Getting Famous
Mar14

Forget Getting Famous

Guest Post by Jason Anderson More and more, I see people selling or promising ways to become a better photographer…buy this eBook (guilty), get this App (guilty!), watch this video (guilty!), or attend this workshop (equally guilty!).  The truth of the matter is that these tasks are not what makes someone a better photographer. The only way to become a better photographer is through practice. That’s right, it means taking photos. It...

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Business Friday: Are You a Workaholic?

“On my fifth birthday Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’”—Sam Levenson My own parents never gave me that particular piece of advice. My Dad worked in a steel mill, particularly an open hearth furnace. A hell-like inferno that often brought him home covered in burns most days but he was somehow expected to keep on...

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Business Friday: Are You an Expert?
Oct18

Business Friday: Are You an Expert?

One of the best ways to increase sales is to position yourself as an expert. Clients and potential clients love to deal with experts; people that are held in high esteem by the public and their peers. Here are a few sure-fire tips on how to become an “expert”: Public speaking Membership in professional organizations Don’t be shy about accepting awards Write a book, even if you have to self-publish My first public speaking gig was in...

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