You & Experience

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” ― Oscar Wilde In the Experience Economy one of the most important tools you have in your toolbox is you. Yes, you. Your wonderful, authentic and unique self. Do you play a role? Do … READ ON >

Being Massive

Being massive could mean that feeling you get when the world seems dialed in and everything is going your way, it could mean something that is large, bloated and immoveable, it could mean the look of someone who has spent … READ ON >

Your Work Is Your Gift

Transactions are when one person gives money (or some kind of commodity) to another in exchange for a good or a service which might be a coat or a clean house. Transactions are simple, and clear relationships. I do this, … READ ON >

Sleep With Dogs, Wake Up With Fleas.

 The single greatest threat to being amazing is associating with un-amazing people. You will start to become them and not even notice. Amazing isn’t measured by importance, or wealth or beauty. Amazing is measured by intention and mindfulness. ‘Average’ is … READ ON >

A Question is Worth a Thousand Words

“For your information, I would like to ask a question.”   –Samuel Goldwyn, Movie Producer This weeks quote considered the power of asking questions.If you want to position yourself as a professional advisor in front of a client (ie. lawyer, … READ ON >

Another Take on Experience

Enjoy this guest blog from Jane Ochsman a reader who wrote in with a great example of the Experience Economy: I heard Dennis  speak at the Financial Planner’s Association Annual Conference in Virginia this past January and have subscribed and … READ ON >

An Inch Wide And A Mile Deep

The way you thought 5 years ago is your baggage today. Think how much has changed over the past 5 years. Today’s modern economy is not about working hard anymore because everyone works hard. Today’s competitive advantage is in thinking … READ ON >

Optimism

Optimism is the most important human trait, because it allows us to evolve our ideas, to improve our situation and to hope for a better tomorrow. All entrepreneurs have this optimism, because entrepreneurs can honestly say they are working to … READ ON >

Unlikely Playoffs

Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion.  Scott Adams, Cartoonist

Forget the Glory, Show Me Your Guts

I am so lucky. I get to talk to courageous people every day. It is hard to describe the honor and privilege that comes with having the trust and confidence of a client and being able to help them make … READ ON >