Eliminate Procrastination with To-Do Lists


I’ve spent the last month planning my year-end To-Do’s. I’ve been looking over, adding to, and deleting items on my 2014 plan. I like to plan, but for me, setting up my To-Do’s is more about seeing where I am going, knowing how close I am to achieving my goals and looking back to see what I’ve accomplished.  [Read more…]

5 Ways to Increase Productivity by Slowing Down


If you are like me, you have more things to do in one day than you can actually get done. But still we plan, schedule and prioritize, each day, doing our best to get it all done. We do a pretty good job of it, but some days we try to push it, going past the time when our mind says “step away”, “take a break”, or “call it a day”.  [Read more…]

M5 – You can’t fail at marketing

Hi It’s Michael.

On this weeks M5, I want to talk to you about failure in marketing.

There is none.

When you are marketing, you have to keep your mind in check.

In order to do that, you have to understand that there is no such thing as marketing failure, only marketing feedback. [Read more…]

Branding and Marketing Motivation – Be Phenomenal or Be Forgotten

(Photo from ET The Hip Hop Preacher’s The Secrets of Success Video)

Since I make my living on the Internet, using the tools of the Internet, I’ve learned that you have to constantly be on the lookout for the new technologies, new ideas, new ways of doing things, and new people that are making waves.

“Everything is Marketing!”

As I look at the world around me, I see that everything is marketing. I know I’ve been saying it for quite a while now and I keep repeating myself, but if you want to influence another person, or a group of them, you need to think like a marketer.

Marketing is confusing at first because its a word that seems to describe a process, or a division of a company, or a term for advertisements, or in place of the phrase, “the psychology of influence.” [Read more…]