Networking Star Blogcast with Casey Combden: Building Confidence

Jan 14

One of the biggest challenges that new entrepreneurs have is confidence. Without confidence you will never convince clients you can deliver for them. Having healthy levels of confidence is crucial to being able to overcome challenges and attract the right talent to your team. In this episode of Networking Star, my good friend Casey Combden explains some of the basics needed to find confidence and keep it.

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Visit Casey at CaseyJamesCombden.com

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Epic Rule #3– Sweat the small stuff

Jan 09

This entry is part of 4 in the series I am Epic.

Small Stuff – [smawl stuhf] – Seemingly insignificant daily tasks that when done regularly and made a part of daily habits will result in Epicness.

The Epic Rules may appear to be trivial and too easy to really be important, but don’t let their inherent simplicity fool you, they will make or break you.

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Follow Your Dreams: Be an Entrepreneur

Jan 08

The life of an entrepreneur is not easy. To be successful, it requires discipline, planning and guts. My team put together an awesome video that perfectly captures the fears, tears and triumph in the world of an entrepreneur. Take a look, I hope you enjoy.

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Epic Rule #2 – Be a ditch digger.

Dec 29

Epic Rule #2 – Be a ditch digger.
This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series I am Epic.

Ditch Digger – [dich dig-er] A metaphor for an Epic person of action.
Ditch – [dich] A metaphor for anything ethical needing to be done for you to become Epic.

For you to become Epic, you will need to dig some ditches. Manual labor is good for the soul but lousy for the bank account. However, if you are afraid to get your hands dirty now and then, you better have a big inheritance, because you are not likely to have much success in life and you will never become Epic.

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Epic Rule #1 – Voluntarily Suspend Your Disbelief

Nov 25

Epic Rule #1 – Voluntarily Suspend Your Disbelief
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series I am Epic.

[vol-uh n-tair-uh-lee] – Believe baby believe.

Tom Cruise is now over 50 years old and is only 5 feet 7 inches tall and barely weighs 150 pounds. Yet, he has been a fighter pilot, assassin spy, brute detective enforcer, sports agent, rock star, clone, samurai, vampire, race car driver, immigrant boxer, pool hustler, male gigolo, bar tender, alien destroyer and just all around sex symbol that is portrayed as being able to pound any opponent into submission with his car, sword, knife, guns or fists. You, along with millions of others, have likely willing contributed to the $3.5 billion of his lifetime box office totals, and, chances are you will do so again in the not so distant future. You go to the theater and turn your disbelief off when he lives for centuries, learns perfect Japanese in a couple months, gets killed by an alien and wakes up fresh as new and scales a sky scraper with magical sticky gloves. But you can’t turn off your disbelief that you can’t be whatever you want to be? Hmmmmmmmmm…

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