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I received this question from a subscriber last week…

“My open rates are really low and I’m getting frustrated because I’m going to all this effort to write emails but hardly anyone is reading them. What can I do to improve this?”
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Here’s something you might find interesting.

Recently I was introduced to a simple productivity method that I thought I’d share with you. It’s something simple, but highly effective to track what parts of your business you’re spending the most time on. Read More
Not many people would have the balls to do this…

Steve Jobs was just a teenager when he ran out of parts while building a frequency counter at home. It just so happened that Hewlett Packard made the parts he needed… so he decided to give the CEO a call to introduce himself. Read More
Here’s a cryptic question for you…

What do Star Wars, The Fast & The Furious, Police Academy, Rocky, Dirty Harry, X-Men, Resident Evil, Harry Potter and James Bond all have in common?

If you said they’re all movies, no… that’s not the answer, wise guy. Read More
Let’s take a look at a Michael Jordan quote today…

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

– Michael Jorda Read More
It’s fair to say Robert Downey Jr’s childhood was a bit different to how most kids were brought.

Both his parents were actors and his father was a film maker. Read More
I saw an extreme example of polarization the other day.

A client of mine forwarded me an email he’d received with the subject line, “seriously? im unsubscribing you.” And then inside was a long , aggressive ramble about how he was taking up expensive space in his MailChimp account, and it’s time Read More
Steve Jobs was impressed with his fathers craftsmanship from a very early age.

As a young boy he worked with his father to build the fence that STILL surrounds the back and side yards of his old house in Mountain View. Read More
Here’s a few facts about Walt Disney you might not know.

You see, life wasn’t always a bed of roses for Walt. He might be famous for Disneyland but it took a lot of effort to get there.

Let me explain… Read More
Here’s a fresh perspective on the value of building a tribe and keeping in contact regularly.

When Oprah Winfrey was a talk show host (she stopped doing the show in 2011), the entire program was built around curiosity, robust humor and empathy. TV columnist Howard Rosenberg described her as loud Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …
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Benjy Portnoy @SmallBizElevatr Shares Sweet Solutions

Benjy Portnoy's first business was a little candy stand he set up when he was five to sell left over candy bars to … More
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