The 8 Qualities of People Who Crush Their Goals

If you have ever fallen short of a goal that was important to you, I know how you feel. You feel like you made your best effort, but you still fell on your face. It’s frustrating, confusing, and a blow to your ego. I get it. The problem is that it’s very easy to get […]

This Is Not Your Grandpa’s Marketplace

  In most industries, competing businesses typically compete with each other in the same ways, according to the same rules, with nearly the same products and services – and to the same exact customers. When a marketplace becomes crowded and a company wants to stand out in order take business away from the competition, they […]

Dropping The S-Bomb

At the bottom of this post is a photo I came across in my iPad tonight. It makes me laugh every time I look at it. Tonight it got me thinking about how the general public views salespeople. I’ve always found it amusing (and a little sad) how most people react to the word “sales.” […]

Karma. Often Slow – Always Reliable

Someone did something nice for me today. Someone I don’t really know very well. He had no obligation to do it, and his only reason for doing it was because he thought it was the right thing to do. The world could use more people like this guy, don’t you think? Let’s talk about the […]

Outside Your Comfort Zone – Are You All In?

Through repetition and over time I have noticed that when people are asked to take on a new task or embrace a new idea that is outside their comfort zones, they normally react in one of two ways. It’s either Bitch and moan or I’m all in. The Bitch and moan people are experts at […]

Writing A Grabby Twitter Profile

Since launching Depantsing The Clones, I’ve started a lot of things from scratch. One of those is a brand-spanking-new Twitter account. And I’m no Twitter expert. At least not yet. One of the things about Twitter that immediately struck me was how important a good profile description is. While reading tweets one day, I quickly […]