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businessgrowth strategy
January 22, 2018

Identifying the Need to Blitzscale

Knowing how to blitzscale is one thing…knowing WHEN you need to blitzscale is another. As I outlined in the intro paragraph- the sole use case for pulling the blitzscale lever (and it’s a big one….arguably the biggest) is when you need to be the first mover at scale. Let’s back…
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businessgrowth strategy
January 21, 2018

A Holistic Guide to Blitzscaling

Blitzscaling. A practice that is just like it sounds, the massive shift - all hands on deck- method of hitting the highest velocity scale possible. An all your eggs in one basket, aim and fire method for growth beyond growth.   The method was first coined by Reid Hoffman -…
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January 20, 2018

Grow Like A Weed By Handling Complexity Like A Plant

Every species on Earth grows in the Fibonacci sequence. Deemed the "blueprint of creation", seashells, flowers, insects, and mammals all grow and develop in patterns around this golden sequence of integers and ratios. But you're probably wondering what that has to do with you - and your growth...     …
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businessgrowth strategy
January 18, 2018

The Core 4 Method for Day Designing

On the heels of my post about how I goal set, I thought it would also be helpful to share how I break down my day. The best way to achieve a goal is to segment it into daily chunks to tackle. My method of choice, I call it: The…
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businessgrowth strategy
January 16, 2018

7 Growth Strategies You Can Use on Instagram Today

2018 is a new year, with new options and new growth. I'm dropping 7 of my favorite Instagram growth strategies for the month of January. You can use these 7 growth hacks for Instagram growth right now. Just be diligent on choosing a strategy that works best for your goals,…
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January 16, 2018

The Stairstep Goal Planning Method – Your Key To Growth

One of the questions I get asked most often, as a person virtually obsessed with constant progress, is how do I plan my goals?   In theory it's really quite easy and straight-forward....but in practice it takes a bit of dedication and focus to really make this method work.  …
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business
December 29, 2017

A Tale On Evangelizing Clean Experiments: Data Driven Decision Making Is More Than Just A/B Testing

Data driven decision making is such a loaded term in business. Volleyed around by people who (not pointing fingers, but statistically speaking) could be part of the more than 75% of the working population who don’t do Mathematics more complicated than basic fractions and percentages.   It’s become such a…
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businessgrowth strategy
December 26, 2017

Is Every Choice You Make a “Decision”?

Decision making. Something you’ve trained yourself to do all of your life.   Would you bet that you are aware of every decision you make? I’d venture to say that most people would, because for most of what they would classify as “decisions” …they are taking a moment to stop…
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businesscareergrowth strategy
November 22, 2017

Growth Ratios and Why You Have To Work Four Times Harder to Be Twice As Good

You've put in the time and worked to hit the goal you put down on paper and committed to.  Fantastic!   The most challenging and off putting thing about starting a new project, venture, or multi-platform campaign is the exponential effort that goes into achieving growth. You’ll notice I didn’t…
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businessgrowth strategy
September 18, 2017

5 Ways You’re Growing Your Business That Aren’t True Growth

Growth is more than just a positive uptick in numbers. Truth growth comes down to a pretty straight forward formula, one I've written more about here. This formula factors in the key components of actually giving your business lift. If there is a correct definition of true growth - of…
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humanitariani was here
July 11, 2017

Putting Education First, With a Classroom Building Project in Angola with I Was Here

Angola is one of Africa's often forgotten nations. This beautiful but war torn country has long been overlooked as it can't yet hold a candle to Nigeria's industriousness and innovation, Kenya's natural beauty and resources, and Sudan's unspeakable anguish and equally unspeakable beauty. However, this nation is home to people…
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July 11, 2017

Championing A Mobile Library for Children in Albania with I Was Here

The next country on my list is Albania, a picturesque and mountainous little country in the Balkans – home to people who have seen hardship and happiness and have never lost their spirit for adventure and enjoyment of life’s simple treasures. Albania isn’t a country that makes the headlines too…
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humanitariani was here
June 17, 2017

Sponsoring Girls’ Scholarships in Afghanistan with The Afghan Education Institute

          Starting the I Was Here campaign has been a dream come true... When I first came up with the idea, I had wanted it to be structured like a travel blog. As the idea unfolded itself to me I realized that it deserved sturdier legs…
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