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Motivation Minute

Mar 30, 2018

Contagious (Jonah Berger)

  • Viral ideas aren’t born - they’re made
  • Word-of-mouth is the most effective and relevant advertising strategy
  • Find a way to make your product stand out to make it a frequent conversation starter

Mar 22, 2018

EntreLeadership (Dave Ramsey)

  • It’s a significant challenge to walk out solid leadership while also running a business
  • Simple success principles: rent until you can pay in cash, keep out of debt, stick to a plan, surround yourself with mentors.
  • “Those who never made mistakes work for those who do” - Henry Ford


Mar 9, 2018

Zero to One (Peter Thiel)

  • Progress is both horizontal (scaling from 1 → n) and vertical (going from 0 → 1)
  • Home in on the very important truth that very few people agree with you on
  • Not all monopolies are harmful - as long as they consistently add value

Mar 2, 2018

  • Profit rarely just happens to you.  Make a habit of setting it aside consistently (even just 1%)
  • Profit is for you.  Not the business.  Don’t always reinvest your profits in the business.
  • Prioritizing profit first forces you to find ways to save and escape the debt cycle

Profit First (Mike Michalowicz) -...