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Jim Straw’s Secret to Making Insane Amounts of Money

Jim Straw’s Secret to Making Insane Amounts of Money

Let me tell you a true story … Some years ago, a very dear friend of mine who was retired and living on Social Security came to see me. He had with him a mailorder “drop ship dealer” program he wanted to get involved with and wanted to use some of my mailing list. The offer […]

June 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
4 Stunning Insights from Tracey Jones (That Will Help You to Thrive)

4 Stunning Insights from Tracey Jones (That Will Help You to Thrive)

Four years ago this week I made a decision that I knew was coming for the past 45 years. In the words of ole blue eyes, “I’ve lived a life that’s full, I traveled each and ev’ry highway”. But I was ready to travel the biggest unchartered course of all, and ready to no longer […]

January 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Being Tremendous: the Life, Lessons, and Legacy of Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

Being Tremendous: the Life, Lessons, and Legacy of Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

We could all use a healthy dose of Tremendous this holiday season and Being Tremendous is just the medicine we’ve been looking for! We’ve scoured the archives and created a beautiful, full-color, hardcover book with free DVD that brings Charie Jones, one of the greatest speakers of the last 60 years, to life like never before. Charlie “Tremendous” Jones rose […]

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More

11 Important Facts I Learned That Will Get You Rich (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Do you want to get rich? I mean, do you really want to get rich? Here are 11 important facts that I learned in my many years in business that allowed me to make over $500 million. I learned very early in life that the ONLY way to make money was to “sell” something … […]

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Putting in the Time (Gerry Visca, Canada’s Creative Coach®)

Putting in the Time (Gerry Visca, Canada’s Creative Coach®)

As I sit here in my creative studio, I gaze outside and marvel at the spectacular day in front of me. I can’t help but observe the growth of the ivy that continues to envelop my house. It has now managed to weave its way along the perimeter of my porch. Somehow it has achieved […]

September 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Tackling Questions with Confidence (Judie Fertig Panneton)

Tackling Questions with Confidence (Judie Fertig Panneton)

When I teach public speaking classes to California workers, I remind them how important it is to listen to an entire question before offering an answer. It’s human nature to guess where a question is headed as it is being asked, but it’s not in anyone’s best interest. A perfect example of how jumping to […]

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Investing: Bet the Jockey Not the Horse (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Investing: Bet the Jockey Not the Horse (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Lately I have been asked—in various ways— “How do I go about picking winners in the Small Cap Companies, Initial Public Offerings, Start-ups and Private Held Companies for Investment?”Well, since my personal win/lose ratio is about 80/20 (more winners than losers), you might expect me to go into some detail about reading the financial statements; […]

May 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
What Does It Really Take To Be An Entrepreneur? (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

What Does It Really Take To Be An Entrepreneur? (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Believe it or don’t, I just flunked another test for “entrepreneurial” traits! From my test score, it appears I am probably better adapted to washing dishes than running a business. Then again, according to the governing laws of aerodynamics, bumble bees can’t fly either. Let me tell you a true story about those tests. You’ve […]

April 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Successful Achievement Requires Right Thinking (Jawara D. King)

Successful Achievement Requires Right Thinking (Jawara D. King)

Imagination unlocks the door to abundant life. The power of imagination is a key to achieving success. Using your creative imagination will help you discover solutions to your personal problems. Your subconscious mind doesn’t distinguish between what’s a real experience or imagined. Your subconscious mind reacts to what you imagine and to the information you […]

April 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Do You Need to Be Motivated? (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Do You Need to Be Motivated? (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Here lately, I’ve been reading a lot about “How to Motivate Your Sales Team” in the multitude of e-zines I receive. As always, the ideas ranged from the ridiculous to the sublime. To be quite frank with you, I have never tried to “motivate” any of my sales people (dealers, associates, affiliates, whatever).  I always figured that those individuals […]

April 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
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