We need more artists in business.

We need more artists in business.

Recently, I wrote this blog article on my personal website. I was feeling nostalgic about my artsy days. I’ve had a very coloured past that included wild nights with a variety of artist friends, impromptu photo shoots, and the company of beautiful women, good...
Small business branding 101

Small business branding 101

Probably one of the most common questions I get: “How do I brand my business?”. And I’m about to get real blunt with you in this one! 1. Be as different as possible SERIOUSLY. Take a chance, and be something that’s different.  Be different, be...
Should your business be political?

Should your business be political?

As new business owners, a few people have asked me if it’s a good idea to be political, or not. Should you take a hard stance on any given issue even if it’s unrelated to your products or services? Should you share your political affiliations with your...
Why an experienced mentor is invaluable.

Why an experienced mentor is invaluable.

I recently changed some of my website copy, as well as my FB page’s cover photo to reflect the following statement: “Having the right mentor is the cheapest way to make money faster.”  When you’re first starting out, you have three options: do...
Should you start a new business during COVID?

Should you start a new business during COVID?

I get asked this question a lot. Is it smart to take a chance and open up a new business in the middle of a pandemic? The answer depends on a few factors. Here are some questions to help you find the answer, as well as some ideas on what might work! 1. What’s...
Never wait for an invitation.

Never wait for an invitation.

A scientist once asked me why I had created a Twitch account to stream the microscopic world. I told him that it didn’t exist when I went out looking for it, so I decided to just create my own stream. He surprised me by saying that he’d never have created...