A Product Funnel For Firearm Instructors

In the last 15 years as a firearm instructor, I’ve seen many different firearm instruction business models. There are some very successful firearm training companies out there but the vast majority of instructors are part-time and effectively stuck in a rut not knowing how to grow their business. This article is part of a series…

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Facebook and The Gun Industry – What You Need To Know

Operating a business in the firearm industry even if you don’t sell guns, comes with complications and risk. This article is part of a series of articles I’m publishing about various online platforms, merchant providers, and tools that have policies related to the firearm industry. Aside from being a popular social media website and platform,…

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PayPal and the Gun Industry – What You Need to Know

Operating a business in the firearm industry even if you don’t sell guns, comes with complications and risk. This article is part of a series of articles I’m publishing about various online platforms, merchant providers, and tools that have policies related to the firearm industry. PayPal is a merchant provider that enables small businesses and…

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Top Hacks For Hiring Amazing Employees

I used to dread the process. Trying to get applicants and then trying to guess who is the right person based on resumes… No wonder research suggests that odds of finding a good employee are about 50/50 no matter the hiring process or amount of resources dedicated to finding the right applicant.

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The Road to Reinvention by Josh Linkner

One of my favorite insights was the need to reinvent processes. Sometimes we get stuck assuming that innovation and reinvention need to happen in our product line and development. Sometimes the biggest breakthroughs happen when we take a bigger look at the way we do something and reinvent the process. Organizations need to stop doing things the way they have always been done.

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Your Best Just Got Better By Jason Womack

I recently completed reading “Your Best Just Got Better” by Jason Womack. This book is full of golden nuggets of productivity and personal growth. When the author says, Work Smarter, Think Bigger, and Make More; it means that with all seriousness. The book flows together to help readers move through a progressive education designed to…

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Likeable Business by Dave Kerpen

Likeable Business is it’s own book. It specifically addresses how any person or organization can become more… well likeable. Since likeability is a critical value in our growing transparent society, I think this material could really apply to anyone in any industry or personal pursuit.

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Book Review: The Zigzag Principle by Rich Christiansen

I admit that when I first read the title I was a little confused. I love anything to do with entrepreneurship despite my rather poor track record thus far. The reason I was so excited to read this book is because the author has just an established track record in starting successful companies. Rich has lauched over 30 companies with less than

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