Seeking Awesome

Taking Control of your Business, Career and Life

Building Business For “Freaks”

FreaksAre you a “Freak”?

Do find it difficult to fit in without some serious effort?

Are you not a big fan or settling compromising?

Do you look for ways to allow your weirdness to be an asset, and not the deficit that people have tried to convince you it is?

Do you have a burning passion you have to share with the world?

If so are you a “Freak” and need to check out the new book by Chris BroganThe Freaks Shall Inherit The Earth. Continue reading

Six Reasons To Go To The Ohio Growth Summit

OGS14-Website-BadgeI haven’t talked much about the Ohio Growth Summit yet but now that we are closing in on June 4 and June 5 I figured I should let you know what is up this year.

While the first Summit was held in 2005 it has it’s roots in other events I have attended or produced over my professional career. I have had the incredible fortune to be able to a attend leadership conference in Salt Lake City with Franklin Covey; a Guy Kawasaki Garage.com Bootcamp in New York City; a new media conference at Stanford and one of Carrie Wilkerson’s BOSS Conferences in Dallas. All of these motivated me to bring the best business and personal growth speakers and content to Columbus. To be honest this is the toughest thing I do every year but it’s worth it. It’s my passion to help you be better in your business and your life.

So to make sure you get the opportunity to experience the Ohio Growth Summit I wanted to give you my top 6 reasons you should attend on June 4 and 5. Continue reading

Why New Businesses Are Important

What are your community development professionals doing to bring new jobs to your city? If they are smart they are focusing on building an infrastructure that stimulates small business growth. Why? You hear over and over again how small businesses are the drivers of job growth in the American economy. Let’s take that to another level. New businesses are responsible for 100% of all net, new job growth in the United States. Continue reading