Are you using this magical moneymaker?

I betcha you're leaving a 'ho bunch of DEEnero on the table every time you make a sale. But not to fear, because Dave Dee is here. Yesterday, I told you about, Alinea, my favorite restaurant on the planet. Let's continue our little adventure and discuss what happens once you get to the restaurant. You're about learn an often overlooked moneymaking gem. …

You Paid WHAT For Dinner?!

Yesterday was a banner day for your good ole Uncle Dave because I was fortunate enough to buy tickets at $245 a pop to my favorite restaurant in the world, Alinea. In case you missed it, I actually did say "fortunate" to by "tickets" at $245 each to a restaurant. Let me 'splain, Lucy. Alinea is ranked as the best restaurant in North American …

Hey, Protesters! Get A Life And Some Skill

Apparently, fast food workers are staging protests today demanding the MINIMUM wage be raised to $15/hour. They thought it would be a good idea to do it on tax day, April 15th. Their complaint is you can't raise a family on what the minimum wage is now. Here's a revelation: You're NOT supposed to be able to raise a family on …

Scientology, Tom Cruise and You

I recently watched the HBO documentary on Scientology titled "Going Clear." It was a fascinating, disturbing and thought provoking. Most of all, it was a master-class on mass influence. Think about it: Scientology's found, L. Ron Hubbard was a pulp science fiction writer who decided the best way to make money was to start a religion. So he did and turned …

Don’t Believe The Hype. Believe In Yourself.

Don't you just hate it when you buy something that doesn't live up to the hype? It makes you feel like you got ripped off, doesn't it? I'm a big horror movie fan. Actually I should say a big fan of good horror movies which are, unfortunately, few and far between. For weeks I was psyched to see the new indie film, "It …

The Dirty, Nasty Truth About Closers

As I was flying home yesterday from my spring break cruise, I got to thinking about this platform salesperson I know. This boy can close sales like nobody’s business. He creates a stampede to the back of the room so powerful it’s almost as if someone yelled “FIRE!” People are lined-up ten deep with credit cards in hand clamoring to …

Jumping 20 Feet Into A Bat Infested Sulphur Pool

So there I was standing on the edge of a cliff in remote Mexican jungle. Below me was a sixty foot deep pool of water with the pungent smell of water. And then I jumped. After coming  to the surface I was struck by the sheer beauty of the lush cavern formed by a volcanic explosion. The second thing I noticed were …

Deep Thoughts From Above The Shark Invested Waters

A couple days ago,, I went parasailing in the Keys for the first time and it was awesome! As I was high above the shark infested ocean, I thought about you and your business.(Okay, so maybe the waters weren’t actually infested with sharks but it does make for a pretty cool segue.) As an entrepreneur or business owner, there are many …