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What happens in Vegas stays on the internet

by Lise Gottlieb
How Much Transparency Is Too Much? We’ve talked before about storytelling and authenticity, and how being your true self is your most powerful branding tactic. But just how open and honest should you be when it comes to sharing your story? Pat Flynn and Jon Lee Dumas are notorious for their transparency, even going so far as to post monthly income statements. You might argue that when you’re making the kind of bank they do (6+ figures each month) it’s easy to share—perhaps even inspirational to your audience. But it might also be off-putting to some, since talking about money […]

6 Habits that hold you back from success

by Lise Gottlieb
In the book Open Your Mind, Open Your Life: A Book of Eastern Wisdom, Mahatma Gandhi said, “Keep your habits positive, because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive, because your values become your destiny.” So often we become inundated with mundane tasks that we establish habits that detract from our overall ability. These habits, if not corrected, become a prison on mediocrity that ensnares us, making it impossible to reach our true destiny. So as you’re pursuing greatness, avoid these six habits. 1. TRYING TO MAKE THINGS PERFECT Knowing the difference between good and good enough is not as […]

A 12-Step Guide to Building Your Very First Mobile App

Did you wake up this morning with a creative idea for the perfect mobile app? One that nobody else has thought of before, and that you are certain will be very popular? The only problem is, you don’t know how to even begin designing and building an app! Never fear — read this brief guide on the 12 key steps to bring your app idea from your imagination to smartphone screens everywhere. Step 1: Define Your Goal Having a great idea is the starting point into every new project. Before you go straight into detailing though, you must clearly define […]