Arbitrary Numbers Destroy Businesses: Understanding the Real Difference Between Red and Black

By MaryEllen Tribby

While sitting at lunch the other day my friend and former colleague said that he wanted to build a 20 million dollar business. When I inquired why, his response was because he thought it would be cool.

This kind of thinking is not only narcissistic and irresponsible, it is dangerous as well.

In all my […]

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Lose the Lottery Mentality

By MaryEllen Tribby

I think we can all agree, winning the lottery would be nice.

But let me ask you a question. How much time do you spend thinking and wishing about winning? And how much time do you spend thinking how you would spend your lottery winnings?

Sitting around thinking and wishing for these things to happen […]

Don’t Stop Doing What Works

Today’s audio diary is called Don’t Stop Doing What Works.

I was at this very, very high end Mastermind a couple of weeks ago. And I heard this repeatedly. We were talking about ideas, of course. And you know me, I’m not about theory, I’m about practical implementation – doing, not just theorizing, but doing, testing, […]

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Ten Deadly Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

By MaryEllenTribby

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things!

Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money by building out a product without any research or […]

10 Profitable Ways To Use Your Competitors (In a Nice Way)

By MaryEllen Tribby

“I can’t believe you gave them all that information! What if they actually apply it and their business beats ours?” Janie asked when we finished a meeting with one of our direct competitors.

This was the not first time I had received a question like that.

You see, regardless of the niche that I have […]

The 10 Most Profitable Business Secrets

By MaryEllen Tribby: In today’s main essay I not only take you inside of my braggable network. I share the 10 best ways to build your own