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Know What You Want

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Finding out what you want isn't easy, nothing good comes easy, at least nothing lasting. Figuring out what makes you tick is the first step. Here's three things you can do to find out what it is you really want.

Indecision Is a Decision Within Itself

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Indecision is a decision within itself. In life, we find ourselves making and avoiding decisions on a daily basis. Everytime we make a decision, we worry about the results, we worry about what we may have done wrong or how it could've been better.

Customer Service and Sales: You Can't Have One Without the Other

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Customer service and sales go hand-in-hand, you can't have one without the other. Most people spend most of their time thinking about new customers and forgetting the old, not realizing the high costs of customer acquisition.

Your Life Is a Kitchen

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

We all need to find the recipe to our lives, some recipes are great, some are okay and some are disasters. We make that decision when we go through life and we decide what we want out of it, who we want to be, who we want to be with and where we want to do it.

Every Day You Wake Up Is an Opportunity

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

The way you start your day defines what happens to your life. Every day you wake up is an opportunity. The better prepared you are, the better the opportunity.

The Significance of Options and Perspective

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

It's hard to keep perspective. Often we are able to look at the situations of others and make smart, well-thought analytical decisions for them, but when it comes to ourselves we don't apply the same filter or lens.

Inside the Shark Tank

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

When I walked on to the stage of ABC's Shark Tank, and saw my belts hanging there on the rack, I felt a calmness that can only be described as, a peac...

The 'How' of Selling

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Congratulations, you have just had a great sale, the customer loved the product, the price and most importantly they loved you. So the real question is: How did we get here?

Selling Theory

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Nate Holzapfel

Stephen Hawking said 'If we do discover a theory of everything... it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason -- for then we would truly know the mind of God.' While we are a long ways off from theorizing everything, the theory of selling is open to interpretation.

Find Yourself, Be Yourself, Sell Yourself

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Nate Holzapfel

Find out what makes you tick. What do you really like? Play it out in your mind and ask yourself, what would your perfect week look like? Be idealistic, dreams are achievable. You might be surprised.

The Brothers Mario

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy
Nate Holzapfel

In 1985 Nintendo Execs green-lighted a new game called Super Mario Brothers. I have fond memories of this game. I never played a lot of video games gr...

21 Car Buying Questions Everyone Should Ask

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 05.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Nate Holzapfel

How many times have you bought a car and after you bought it, you've realized that there were some questions you never considered till after the fact? Don't feel bad. Unless you're a professional car salesman, there's very little you could have done. It's hard to buy a car.