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Your Story Can Inspire Others

My wife and I moved to Roseburg in 2008 for her work. We thought it was going to be a couple year “stint” and we’d move on… but like many others here, we got swept into the awesomeness of this area. Now, we’re here to stay and I’m inspired everyday by the new stories I … Continued

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Straddling the Line

My wife and I moved to our little town of Roseburg, Oregon in 2008 after a short few year stint in Portland via Klamath Falls where we grew up. We’ve been here for 8 years now but being totally honest… we almost moved a few years in. You see, around 2011 or so I learned … Continued

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My Biggest Growth Lesson So Far As A Startup CEO

It’s crazy how fast time flies by. My last column about Celebrating Your Successes… wow that column isn’t more true than it is today. Look back at those “successes” you had recently in your company and in your family life and celebrate those before you head into the next season. As my friend and mentor Seth always reminds … Continued

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Can You Delegate Your Business To Death?

As we’re growing our local tech startup Carrot well into the 7 figure per year mark we’re hitting some growing pains and big time learning curves. In my previous companies I was able to get by without a real team in place. Yes, we had great people who did things for us… but it was … Continued

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The #1 Key To Oprah’s Success

I was in a major rut about 4 years back as an entrepreneur. And the thing that got me out of the rut is the same key that Oprah said in an interview is the #1 thing she attributes her success to. Revenues in one of my companies at the time were good… from the … Continued

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You Can’t Be Afraid To Make Big Moves

I’ve always been a huge fan of improving things little by little over time to get a better result in life and business If you work the numbers… if you improve things just 2% per month (your number of leads, your revenue, productivity, your weight, etc.), by the end of the year you’ll see a … Continued

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When The Entrepreneurial Honeymoon Wears Off…

If you work a job right now but want to be an entrepreneur… I totally know the feeling you just know is waiting on the other side of fence. You can already imagine all of the freedom you’ll gain, no more alarm clock in the mornings nagging you to wake up, no more punching a … Continued

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Positivity And Optimism Are Perhaps Our Greatest Traits

Today I’m going to talk about what I consider to be one of the most attractive qualities in people (both guys and gals)… and one of the biggest driving forces for doing epic things in our life and as entrepreneurs here in Roseburg. My wife and I were at the art festival a while back here in … Continued