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Podcast: Digital Lizard Podcast Episode 1: Fear

Welcome to the first episode of the Digital Lizard Podcast. I thought I’d start the series off with a brief discussion of fear. You know, that thing that entrepreneurs and life hackers DON’T like to talk about. Hear a little

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Guard Your Associations Well

This article from Entrepreneur magazine really hit home for me. I have lived through this scenario several times during the 20+ years of owning several businesses. Here is a summary for those who just want the meat: “One of the

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The Power of a Picture

The other day, I had an interesting experience. I was working with a client in my information security company, and we had been struggling for about an hour to discuss a group of technology sites that needed to be tested.

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Reflections on a Pitch Session

I attended an entrepreneur lunch session today, and I was struck by how many folks are full of great ideas. Ideas that could turn into powerful products and services, EXCEPT that the people who seemed to be discussing them appeared

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Guest Post: 80/20 Marketing

Profits and the Pareto Principle By Perry Marshall   How to Earn Disproportionate Profits from High-End Customers      Young people will be excused if they can only think of coffee in terms of decadent delights, indie folk music, and

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Give Yourself The Permission to Face Your Fears

Give yourself permission to do something out of the box.  Today, technology has made having your own radio or TV show so simple that it’s a shame not to do it. Sure, you might not get it on broadcast radio

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Back from Toronto & Ottowa

So, we just got back from a week of travel to Toronto and Ottowa. In both places, we were severely hampered by lack of easy access to wireless data. Sure, we came prepared for searching the cities for wifi hotspots

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Three Technologies I Depend On for My Businesses

As many of you know, I am involved in multiple businesses around the world. As such, I keep a pretty heavy schedule and I depend heavily on easy communication tools and technology to keep me in touch with a variety

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A Focus Choice :: Right Things vs Money

One of the biggest choices I’ve had to make in my businesses is whether to focus on doing the right thing, from my point of view, versus focusing on money. This is a common choice that many entrepreneurs end up

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