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A skyscraper nearly collapsed — what it means for you

How a skyscraper nearly collapsed -- and what it means for you and your goals

In June 1978, the engineers who built the Citigroup skyscraper in midtown Manhattan got a call saying their building was at imminent risk of collapse. The call came from a Princeton University student who’d done new engineering calculations as part of her thesis. Those calculations showed the Citigroup building wouldn’t be able to withstand the […]

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Quit your job this year (or just make money on the side)

Escape

Every January, I fail miserably. Like most people, I’ll make New Year’s resolutions with good intentions, but other things get in the way, and by the end of January, despite my best intentions, I’ve already failed. Hell, I usually fail within the first few DAYS of the new year. The problem is, despite the best […]

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No one cares about your skills (and what really matters)

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During lunch with a fellow-techie friend, I asked him how work was going. He launched into a long monologue about stuff I couldn’t begin to understand. Something about PBX trunks, defined hierarchies, set-based operations, or some such nonsense. It felt like a bad date, where you’re desperate for a call from your BFF with an […]

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How free ice water turned into a $10M/year business (and what it means for your consulting business)

Ice water -- give your customers what they want

In 1931, during the depths of the Great Depression, Ted Hustead opened a store in a tiny South Dakota town, population: 326, virtually all of whom were penniless. Over the following decades, Hustead grew his store into a $10 million empire, now famous throughout the world, still with one location in that nowhere South Dakota […]

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Looking for 10 people–but don’t bother if you aren’t serious

Act now!

Have you either: NOT started your consulting business yet, OR started your consulting business, BUT not made as much progress as you’d like? Do you want to: eliminate your doubts, fears, and inner conflicts that are holding you back or sabotaging your consulting business? earn more? get more clients? create more dependable consulting income? Are […]

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One of my top marketing secrets revealed during tonight’s webinar: a sneak peek at Breakthrough Consulting

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The last few weeks have been moving at breakneck pace as we get ready to open the doors on the premium Breakthrough Consulting program. Just to recap: You’ve told me your biggest frustrations and problems in building a sustainable, profitable consulting business. You’ve told me that you want to build a consulting business that gives […]

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