Productivity Tip From Jack Reacher

Productivity Tip for ya today… from Jack Reacher In the film Jack Reacher, title character played be Tom Cruise, he is having a conversation with another character who uses the word “Someday”. Jack Reacher responds, “Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really just a code for ‘never’.” What are you putting off until “someday”? I […]

The Huge Mistake Of Looking For This In Business And Sales

Stop Looking For Certainty In Business

A big bucket of ice cold water in the face of fantasy today. “No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.” – George Eliot If you are looking for certainty… you will be wandering the dry barren desert of the ‘wasteland of what could have been’ for the rest of your life. […]

Email Marketing Tips You Can Use


Last year, my friend JR and I did a podcast called, Marketing and Productivity. It was fun, we gave you tons of valuable tips, then I got married and we stopped recording. But there is still value those shows and I was reminded of one recently… Now keep in mind, this was recorded in summer […]

Too Many Tools In Your Business

Too Many Tools In Your Business

“It is a poor workman who blames his tools.” There is waaaaaaay toooooooo much talk about tools in business now-a-days. Tool talk about “Which app…”, “What CRM…”, “What IDX…”, “What Email…”, “What wordpress….” You’d think with all the “Thought Leaders” and “Gurus” going on and on about Tools, and you buying in to that, we […]

Increase Conversions On Your Landing Pages – Productivity Nugget #249

Increase Conversions On Your Landing Pages

Increase Conversions on your landing pages with this simple trick. It’s not really a trick, but more of a philosophy. It’s a philosophy on how to increase your conversions by not being so in people’s face. Landing Pages are needed to convert your traffic to leads. And you have you kinds of landing pages… You […]

Be The Peyton Manning Of Marketing


Wow! Did you see Peyton Manning surgically carve up the Raiders defense last night? The guy is looking crazy good. Crazy Good! His stats are crazy, already breaking records this year. Plus, he ranks #10 on Forbes’ list of the World’s Highest Paid Athletes. What do you think makes Peyton so good? Goal setting, practicing […]

The Art Of The Upsell (An Example From Starbucks)

The Art of The Upsell, Marketing And Sales

It’s fall. Know how I know? You can get Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks now. That means it is officially fall. Doesn’t matter what the calendar says… If Starbucks is serving PSL, it’s that time of year. The other day when I went in to order myself a PSL I got asked, if I would […]