20.11.2014 Attitude | Fear | Leadership

The Only Thing You Can’t Do.

The only thing you can’t do is what you’re not willing to do. The only thing you can’t achieve is the thing you’re not willing to get started on right now. The only thing holding you back from success and greatness and grandeur is your willingness to do what is hard and messy and uncomfortable. That’s the Read More 

19.11.2014 Fear | Leadership | Pain

Being Frustrated Might Be A Good Sign.

Being an artist demands emotional courage. A lot of it. Whether you are painting a picture developing a new sales plan or just trying to figure out what color to paint your child’s bedroom, figuring out what you want to do can be a hard decision to make — especially if you have a few choices that Read More 

18.11.2014 Business

Open Your Stupid Email.

It’s Matt here again—taking over the EDGY Conversations blog. As Chief of Staff I’m responsible for all things “EDGY”, including finding and purchasing new software that helps us keep up the awesomeness.  We’re always researching new tools—but we’ve specifically spent the past month on finding a CRM package that will take our relationship game up Read More 

17.11.2014 Business | Leadership

The Best Business Strategy Looks Stupid And Boring.

One of the hidden truths behind successful people is that they rarely “start” doing anything. They just keep doing the same unsexy things they’ve already been doing. They don’t run after flashy new trends or trade hard work for the false promise of “getting rich quick while they sleep.” Successful people understand that slow and steady progress always Read More 

13.11.2014 Business

Why Knowing More Isn’t Making Your Business Any Better.

To be successful in business you need to understand key information. You need to be able to create a strategy, monitor and measure your progress, and make corrections to your tactics based on the results you’re getting. All of that is “information”. Information like website visitors, recurring revenue, customer service satisfaction levels, prospect engagement, and Read More 

11.11.2014 Attitude | Extreme Behavior | Leadership

Why Can’t You Too?

Solving many of the frustrating challenges of being successful in lifes comes down to answering one inspired question: “If they can do it, why can’t you?” If they can be driven, work hard, and achieve success, then why can’t you? If they can watch what they spend, save money, and invest — even on a meager Read More