Welcome to Beyond the Boardroom - August in Review.
Each month I will write a summary of my almost-daily emails where I highlight the possibilities and opportunities awaiting those stepping away from corporate life.
Does this sound too good to be true? - September 1
My mother always told me if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
Read this article, and let me know what you think.
I'm no Parrothead, but here's to you Jimmy - September 5
I enjoyed Jimmy Buffett's music for decades, but I'm no Parrothead.
Anyway, here's to Jimmy Buffett, the eternal beach bum.
The Secret Sauce Behind Jimmy Buffett's Raving Fans - September 6
Did Jimmy Buffett pick up a guitar one day with the intention of creating a community of Parrotheads?
Or did he play music because he loved to play music, which attracted his raving fans?
The sales letter that saved my life - September 7
I bet you're wondering how a sales letter could save a life...
Your account is on hold - September 8
I received an email today, and the subject line was "Your account is on hold".
My heart stopped.
My first thought was what did I do wrong?
My 9/11 story - September 11
Reflecting on 9/11, a day that reshaped our world and touched us all in deeply personal ways.
We remember, heal, and stand strong, honoring the sacrifices made and the resilience that unites our nation.
Why I Enjoy Timeshare Sales Pitches (And What You Can Learn) - September 13
This is the tale of two timeshares.
Yes, I’m talking about timeshares again...
My wife, Ellen, and I have been through at least 30 sales pitches over the years.
One sales rep even said we could probably sell him a timeshare since we knew all of their tricks!
How much should you charge for your online course? - September 14
For years, the going rate for an online course was $1997.
I think you'll like the current trend...
You'll get pregnant if you go skiing - September 15
Many of my beliefs came from my parents.
For years, I always believed what they told me!
What To Do When Your Audience Stops Showing Up - September 18
It's important to keep your finger on the pulse of your audience.
Who are you attracting?
Where are they in their entrepreneurial journey?
Are you offering products and services that meet them where they are?
Has your audience stopped showing up?
10 strategies that work for everyone - September 19
Attracting high-net-worth clients requires targeted marketing efforts, specialized services, exceptional service delivery, and strategic partnerships.
Why 'Joe and Amy' Are Wrong For Your Business: A Real-World Case Study - September 20
I wanted to work with successful executives with a lot of money to invest in my training.
Sounds great, doesn't it?
Joe and Amy, my ideal clients.
It's better to have more than enough than to want for more - September 25
"It's better to have enough than to want for more."
This phrase really strikes a chord with me.
I spend my life always wanting more.
I'm constantly reading and taking online classes so I can get better.
I'm always trying to earn more.
Always trying to learn the next big thing.
Why I Stopped Adding LinkedIn Connections to My Email List - September 26
It seems like every day I receive an email from a stranger.
Most of the time this stranger turns out to be a new LinkedIn connection.
I know when new LinkedIn connections add me to their email list without my permission.
How do I know?
Just what I needed, more Facebook accounts - September 27
Now I can have one profile for my vacations, one family profile, one personal profile, and one profile to follow my favorite sports teams.
Can you tell how excited I am?
That's all for this month.
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