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Video humor this fine Friday

Two days ago, after fasting for twenty-four hours in observance of Yom Kippur, (Yes, I am an awesome non-Jewish husband.), Karen and I went to”break fast” over a friend’s house. “Break fast” is an evening “meal.” The first time I went to a break fast, I was stunned to see only bagels, egg salad, tuna […]

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My wife’s doughy hands secret of success

My wife and business partner, Karen, spent hours the other day making challah bread. Her apron was covered in flour, and her hands were caked with sticky dough. After she finally put it in the oven, she told me how sore her hands and forearms were from the kneading. (We don’t have a bread maker, […]

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Want more clients? Sales? Do this simple thing.

Last week I did a webinar for a private client that generated $115,826 in sales in one hour. Better still, I created the webinar in under three hours the day before I did it. But aside from using my webinar formula, there was something important about the offer that you can apply to your business […]

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Quick wisdom from ancient text

I’m re-reading the book The Art Of Living – The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness which a collection of essays by Epictetus. Here is a passage from what I read today: “Happiness and freedom being with a clear understanding of one principle: Some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is […]

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Happy New Year!

My amazing wife and business partner Karen is Jewish, so we began celebrating Rosh Hashanah, last night, which is the Jewish new year. (We celebrate all of the major Christian and Jewish holidays in the Dee household, so we’ve got it covered.) Tomorrow also marks the last quarter of 2019. Can you believe it? I’m […]

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“All money should be distributed evenly”

On my way to the airport, I was talking to this twenty-something Uber driver, and she told me she believed that there should be no money at all, or that money should be distributed evenly among everyone. I tried to explain to her why that wouldn’t work, but she would hear nothing of it. My […]

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This dude did it the right “wrong” way

Yeah, baby. I’m in Music City speaking at Robin Robin’s elite Producers Club meeting tomorrow. One of the things I’ll be telling her members is to sell first and then figure it out later. That’s precisely what Inner Sanctum VIP, Michael DeLon did. Michael owns a book publishing company but wanted to add an information […]

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A long-lost marketing strategy resurrected

Almost every time I mention the following strategy at a seminar, entrepreneurs act as they’ve never heard of it. That’s strange because this strategy is one of the most effective and least expensive ways to generate leads. I’m talking about endorsed mailings; direct mail or email. The concept is simple. You find non-competitive business owners […]

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Derren Brown’s “secret” I learned from the Mrs.

I admit it. I’m jealous. Last week Karen, my wife, and the person who runs our business went to see mentalist Derren Brown on Broadway with our son Jake. Derren is the best of the best. Look him up on YouTube, and you’ll see what I mean. Last night, I was asking Karen about the […]

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It’s not a secret, but no one is using it

Happy Monday. It’s no secret that my beloved Miami Dolphins are an embarrassment. Here’s something else that’s NOT a secret, but it will help you you’ll attract more leads, better quality leads, and close sales more easily. Drumroll, please. Niche your marketing. Yeah, yeah, I know you’ve heard that old song and dance before, but […]

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Brief words of wisdom from my mastermind group

I’m sitting in the Delta lounge in Orlando waiting to fly home from my final mastermind meeting of the year. My friend Bill Hammond shared a brief quote I want to share with you. I tried to track down the originator of the quote, and the best I could find is it’s attributed to Scottish […]

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My conversation with the Lyft driver

I just finished recording thirty new videos and an impromptu piece of stellar content I’ll be sharing with you soon. On the drive back to the hotel, my Lyft driver told me that she wanted to be a science fiction author. She had finished her manuscript and submitted it to a publisher. She asked me […]

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