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What’s more awkward than asking someone at a retail store for a different size and THEN realizing they don’t work there? Facebook stalking an old crush and accidentally liking their profile picture from six years ago (This happened to you, too?) Going in for a hug but all the person wanted was a handshake (Hugs […]

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Skeptics question me… Heck, even my biggest fans raise an eyebrow when I share this with them. They (lovingly) shout: “THAT’S IMPOSSIBLE, J-DAWG!” And you know what? I would have agreed with them, only 12 months ago… Because what I’m about to tell you sounds like some bogus promise from a 90’s infomercial—minus the toll-free […]

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As a kid I couldn’t play suspenseful games.  And by suspenseful I mean, games like Hide-n-Seek. Anything that required me to keep quiet caused my nerves to explode. Once, when I was eight years old, I got so nervous for David Guzman to finally count to the obligatory number 30 while us neighborhood kids could […]

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He ended his email with, “Help me I’m lost.”  I then asked if I could share his email (and my advice) publicly because I’m certain he’s not alone.  If this post helps just ONE other person, our efforts have scaled.  As a unit.  And together we’ll grow. This is his email: “My main social media […]

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I was one of those kids who had an answer for everything. I had answers about answers.   It wasn’t cute. It wasn’t endearing. In fact, I can’t tell you how many times my mother gripped the steering wheel, turned to look to the back seat, and said through gritted teeth, “I need you to […]

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This is your chance to Ask Me Anything …let’s chat about business, social media, and living a life you LOVE! 0:00 – Welcome + Intro 1:21 – When starting your business, what do you need to keep track of your taxes? The thought of taxes scares me to death. 2:51 – With video becoming dominate […]

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Let’s be real: being on camera is hard.  Like, way hard. (Why am I talking like a 14-year-old at a Homecoming dance?) But I’ve come to understand the power of showcasing WHO I am, in addition to WHAT I do.  A intro/bio video, a tutorial, or educational content on behalf of my business has proven […]

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So let me start this note stating the truth: I’m AWKWARD. I don’t take pride in this notion, it’s just a fact I’ve come to embrace in adulthood.  Walking into a room full of strangers sends blaring sirens off in my mind:  Danger! Danger! Danger! Warning: you’re about to say something stupid! But part of […]

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Have you ever gotten to the point when you realize you’ve piled your business tasks so high on your plate it feels like a never-ending Thanksgiving buffet? In Las Vegas.  At 2a.m. in the morning.  After a bad Elvis show. Umm, yeah.  I’ve been there.  [In light of full disclosure, I AM THERE!] So I’m […]

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