How to Write a Job Description: The Secret Key to Hiring and Leading 7th Apr 2021

Do you remember the first time you laid eyes on a job description? Most likely, it was just another document in a folder full of guidelines, training materials, and instructions for punching your time card.  Or maybe the first job description you encountered was in some Indeed listing you skimmed to see if you had enough qualifications to apply for the position. Most likely, you have never held a printed job description in your hands and thought, “This is it—the key to my success and growth at this company.” For man... Read more

Scarcity vs. Abundance: A Meaningful Chat on the Modern Mindset Podcast 18th Jan 2021

“I wanted to create something on my own… my sense of security was based on, ‘I need to make money.’ Because I didn’t have it as a kid.” This was how I began my response the other day when Adam Cox asked me how I made the mental shift from a young man scraping by in a new country to an entrepreneur with an eye towards building wealth. But the truth was, there wasn’t a big mental shift for me. Not at first. We think of these two things—the experience of surviving on a paycheck provided by some... Read more

Self-Discipline is Self-Commitment. And That Changes Everything. 13th Jan 2021

You know how it is when you learn you can’t count on someone. It could be the friend that’s always late, the coworker who doesn’t pull their weight, or the ex who never followed through on their promises.  Forgiveness may come easily the first time someone lets you down. You might give them the benefit of the doubt. Nobody’s perfect, after all. But when it becomes a pattern, you say to yourself, “This person is showing me who they really are.” You stop counting on them. You stop trusting them. Eventual... Read more

The Most Effective Method for Growing Your Business 13th Jan 2021

Every business owner dreams of that silver bullet… that one genius marketing strategy that will double your leads. Or that one brilliant product innovation that will set your company apart. That one superstar salesperson who will come on board and turn every lead into an appointment. Unfortunately, while business owners fantasize about these ideal outcomes, they overlook the most effective tool at their disposal: Their own ability to grow. I am living proof that there is no business strategy more powerful than taking the time to evolv... Read more

What Does It Really Mean to “Get Out of the Truck”? 13th Jan 2021

Most of the franchisees I work with through 911 Restoration did not earn an MBA at the age of 24. They did not spend their early adulthood whining and dining clients or strategizing cutting edge marketing campaigns.  Instead, they began their careers as tradespeople, serving their community directly with their own time and sweat.  My career started the same way. In Israel, I worked on my father’s farm. Once I moved to the U.S., I worked for a carpet cleaning business. When I eventually took over that business and took on the r... Read more