What Your Dad Can Teach You About Running a Successful Business

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ALWAYS TREAT PEOPLE WITH RESPECT! If you are a father yourself, you know what a tough job it is; one that requires a man to be firm and forgiving, subtle and direct, hard-driving and patient, serious and lighthearted — pretty much all at the same time. Every day I think about my dad, mainly because [...]

Inspirational Quotes From Literary Legend Maya Angelou

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The world has bid goodbye this week to Maya Angelou, 86, whose autobiography ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ led her to become one of the most influential voices in contemporary literature. Throughout her storied career, Angelou also delivered the inaugural poem for Bill Clinton in 1993 (both grew up in rural Arkansas) and [...]

The National Moment of Remembrance Act

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A TRIBUTE TO THE FALLEN HEROES. {Video Courtesy of tributetothetroops.org }   The origins of special services to honor those who die in war can be found in antiquity. The Athenian leader Pericles offered a tribute to the fallen heroes of the Peloponnesian War over 24 centuries ago that could be applied today to the 1.1 million [...]

Monday Morning Blues?

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DO THIS TO GET YOUR WEEK STARTED…  Take 10 minutes to get you and your team on the right track for the most productive week ever. At LexION Capital, I make a short presentation every other Monday morning that we call a “CatION.” Everyone conferences in–from our operations team to our independent contractors and representatives [...]

HEARTFELT SPEECH

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KEVIN DURANT’S MVP SPEECH & 5 THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR REGARDING MY MOM! Mothers Day is here upon us and I could not help think about my mom as I watched and listened to Kevin Durant’s wonderful heartfelt speech the other night. His tribute to his mom was one of the most endearing things that [...]

ERGO CONTRACT FURNITURE AT THE CHINA INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE FAIR

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I’ve visited Asia many times and this March I returned for an 11-day excursion with Ergo’s General Manager, Lea Goldenring. We attended the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), and met leading industry manufacturers there. Then we left to visit some current and potential partners at their manufacturing sites. We had a great time and made [...]

20 Motivational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

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Pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams can get really tough sometimes. Lack of money, knowledge and experience can lead you to stress, anxiety and general fatigue. Most dangerous thing is when you get down mentally. All the goals start to look unreachable, all challenges seem to crush you on the way and everything feels like nothing moves [...]

Wasted Time in the Workplace

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The results are surprising, if not alarming: Infographic Wasted time in the workplace is a massive problem. How big is exactly unclear, but from our research, the cost to business is in the millions (if not billions) in lost productivity every year. The infographic below explains just how much time we waste at work, the [...]

Scared Of Failing?

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Ask Yourself These Fear-Killing Questions. Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity. Written By Warren Berger. Posted on fastcompany.com Here’s a question: What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail? If that question seems [...]

This Man Will Give 10% Of His Salary

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To Fund Another Minority Developer If His Indiegogo Campaign Succeeds! If he gets funded, Lex Alexander says he will pledge 10% of his salary for the next two years to fund another aspiring minority developer. Crowdfunding has become a popular means to turn concepts into products, but one man is turning to Indiegogo in hopes [...]

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