Category: Personal Development

Warrior of Reciprocity

This question, “What do you own?”, is both practical and philosophical. I cover multiples sides of the importance of ownership from why it’s important for your business to knowing how what you own can help you carve out a place for yourself in the world.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

After last week’s Talking Stick episode when I suggested that the reason Warriors experience so many ups and downs is that parts of their entrepreneur ecosystem are not functioning well, I received a few inquiries asking about the entrepreneur ecosystem. In this episode, I explain the many elements of a healthy entrepreneur ecosystem.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Are the ups and downs of entrepreneurship inevitable? The nature of the beast? Or do we cause it? It’s a little bit of both but I believe the biggest culprit is that specialization has caused fragmentation. Find out how to get out of this loop of running around all over the place to support what should be an integrated ecosystem of entrepreneurship.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

If systems and structure seem rigid or you feel might inhibit your creativity, here’s a different way to look at systems. Find out how setting the environment for what you want can make miracles happen. You’ll hear how setting the environment is the current way of doing business and how you can apply the idea of setting the environment in your daily business life.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Have you ever considered the role you play as a connector? In other words, you create something for someone so that they can reach the audience or people they want to reach. When you think about it that way, it increases the level of responsibility and possibility for impact. I talk about how this can even change the world. 

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Being a warrior is courage on steroids. It takes so much courage to put ourselves out there, to risk failure as well as the risk of the burden of responsibilities of success. Courage has been on my mind because of the recent Netflix special with Brene Brown. A fantastic show that I highly recommend. I break down what courage means as a warrior and expand on a couple of the ideas that Brene talks about. Be a courageous warrior. 

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Ever have that feeling that you’re working really hard but hardly getting ahead? You know…running on a hamster wheel? It’s likely because you’re applying a lot of effort and strategy but getting in your own way with mindset blocks. In this episode, I lay out the three components you need to be truly successful. The trifecta of success. It’s a framework that I believe will work for you.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Entrepreneurs don’t often think of themselves as leaders. Thinking like a leader will help you think bigger and step into creating the impact you want on your community and in the world. When you think of people like Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Oprah Winfrey, do you really think of them as business owners? They are leaders. There’s a latent leader in you waiting to come out!

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Warrior of Reciprocity

Within many languages, there are accents. Similarly, when you speak the lingo of your ideal customers, there are different personalities. So while you want to attract and appeal to the narrow audience of ideal customers, you can also appeal to the broadest segment of ideal customers as possible by understanding their different personalities. Learn specific strategies to do just that on your website.

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Warrior of Reciprocity

There are many business models based on a frictionless experience for the customer–rideshare apps, food delivery, etc. In this episode, I reverse the thinking. How about as businesses we concentrate on attracting frictionless customers? Those that are the easiest to work with. Those that make every day a pleasant working experience for you and your entire company. What makes a frictionless customer? Alignment. Listen in and you’ll find out how.

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