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What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

6 Leadership Lessons Every Business Owner Must Know (or You'll Undercut Your Team and Lose Your Talent)

David Finkel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Most of us who've started our own businesses never had much in the way of formal management training. As a result, we've groped around in the dark, f...

The 4 Most Costly Business Owner Myths

David Finkel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
David Finkel

I get tired with all the doom and gloom about owning your own company. The generic media often presents owning your own company as if it's so risky...

16 Secrets to Be a Great Boss

David Finkel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David Finkel

"David, our key employee Sarah just came to us with another offer she got from one of our key competitors, what should we do?" If you've ever been in...

15 Tips Guaranteed to Reduce Your Expenses and Increase Your Bottom Line Profit

David Finkel | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Sarah, a business coaching client, was going through a cash flow crunch in her consulting practice. She had just signed 6 large contracts, either as ...

Financial Pop Quiz: Do You Have the Financial Savvy to Run Your Company (Take this short quiz and find out)

David Finkel | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Because my company Maui Mastermind works with so many business coaching clients, we've gained a deep perspective on business owner trends and patterns...

The 6 Steps to Redesign Your Core Systems to Make them Better, Cheaper, and Faster

David Finkel | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Tim ran a successful service firm with sales of $2 million per year and an operating profit margin of over 30%. "David, I feel stuck here. We are at...

The 3 Most Deadly Mistakes When Delegating to Your Team

David Finkel | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Cheryl ran a $1.5 million per year glass company. She worked hard, typically 70 hours a week, and she was scared to death to empower her team to "own...

Growing Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Health, Family, or Life to Do It

David Finkel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Eric was a surgeon with a thriving medical practice. His patients loved his calm and quietly confident manner in all their interactions. He was tech...

A Secret 4-Step Process to Systematize Your Business Starting in as Little as 90 Days

David Finkel | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Over time, this process is magic and you'll find that you consistently make your business more and more scalable and less and less reliant on a few key staff members (including you.)

The S.C.A.L.E. Formula to Grow Your Company and Get Your Life Back

David Finkel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Have you ever been asked the "tough question"? The one that pushes you to rethink your comfortable conclusions? That happened to me a short while ag...

Why It Is Possible to Scale Your Business

David Finkel | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
David Finkel

"David, what's the craziest excuse you consistently hear from business owners about why they aren't growing?" It's simple. It's the business owner w...

You Do Have the Money to Scale (5 places to look to internally fund your growth)

David Finkel | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Niraj owned an assistive technology company that connected people with disabilities to helpful equipment and technology to improve their daily lives. ...

How 'Tomorrow' Is Costing Your Business (and 5 ways to get started now)

David Finkel | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
David Finkel

You've seen it happen so often it's become a tired cliché - the business owner who sees a better path forward only to procrastinate implementing the needed solution with the ready excuse, "Now is just not the right time."

You DO Have the Time

David Finkel | Posted 03.24.2016 | Business
David Finkel

"But David, I'm already working 70 hours a week. I just don't see how I can fit in the suggestions you're making."

The First Step to Making the Time to Scale Your Business

David Finkel | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
David Finkel

I want to follow up on an article I shared last week that featured Diana, co-owner with her husband of a successful contracting business in California...

How This One Decision Can Allow You to Scale

David Finkel | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Diana owned a successful contracting business along with her husband Mark. They had grown their company at a steady 4-5 percent clip over the prior d...

What Chris Harrison Is Really Doing During Those 'Bachelor' Dates

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment

Chris Harrison: the man, the myth, the legend. He has hosted 20 seasons of "The Bachelor," 11 seasons of "The Bachelorette," three seasons of "Bachel...

7 Secrets to Leverage Outsourcing to Scale Your Company

David Finkel | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Outsourcing is when you take a function, activity, or need of your business and hire an outside company to do the work instead of doing it in-house. This includes: contracting with a fulfillment company to stock and ship all your customer orders; hiring an online marketing company to manage and run your pay-per-click ad campaigns for you.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

3 Reasons Why Online Dating Is a Treadmill You Can't Get Off

David Wygant | Posted 10.22.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

The truth is, online dating is an social treadmill designed by the dating sites to keep you engaged in the process. As long as you're engaged in the process (and not happily in a relationship), they make money.

Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Renovator--What They Do and How They Work Together!

Gail Green | Posted 08.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Shuffling and updating your décor with the season's trends is fun, and breathing new life into a space with different wall colors or window treatments, while making things a little more complicated for you, can still be a positive experience.

#AOLBUILD with @Zac_Posen

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.02.2014 | Style

September is here meaning New York Fashion Week is finally upon us! Join #AOLBUILD TODAY as we open our #NYFW week with world-renowned fashion desig...

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Shazam CEO Rich Riley

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Yesterday, Shazam made history. The app that made your music search, and your life, so much easier has hit 100M monthly act...

#AOLBUILD Features "Love Is Strange" director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.18.2014 | Entertainment

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents Love is Strange where director Ira Sachs and actor John Lithgow will discuss the creative and production...