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I had a conversation with a friend the other day. We were talking about her situation and what her 5 year goals were. The response: “to be self-employed with a healthy, cashflowing business.” “What’s stopping you?” I asked. “My biggest reservation to becoming an entrepreneur is money. Current funds are limited, and I’m not sure […]
In the past twelve month, I’ve: Traveled to 5 continents Spent time in 12 countries Literally lived out of a car for two months in New Zealand Almost got stomped by an elephant in Africa Snorkelled the Great Barrier Reef Driven through the deserts of Namibia to find cave man paintings (found them!) Had way […]
On 16 October, 1890, in a small farm off the windswept southern coast of Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, the leader of the Irish Revolution was born: Michael Collins. Of course, no one could predict this at the time, but like all history it now seems inexorable. The youngest of 8 kids, Collins didn’t grow up with […]
Last month I got an email from a friend. After 6 months of hustle, she's throwing in the towel. Why? Not enough sales. No traction. No growth. I felt bad. I hate seeing people fail. I hate it even more when a project fails that hasn't  been properly tested in the marketplace. In my friends case, […]

5 Reasons to Share Your Work

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Today’s blog post is about a question I don’t ever get asked, but I wish people WOULD ask me: Tom, why should I share my work online? Great question, Tom! And I’ll explain in one second. But first, a backstory… I started my terminal leave from the Army 1 year ago this month (actually, 28 […]
Of all the cruel punishments the Greek gods bestowed on humans (and one another), the punishment of Sisyphus has to be the worst. Sisyphus was the king of Ephyra and the son of Aelius (ruler of the winds and son of Poseidon...the guy has some serious lineage behind him). He was also a prideful, deceitful, […]
Last week, we wrapped up the The Flight Formula LIVE – an intensive, in-person, heart-centered business incubator program. For 7 days, a small group of motivated entrepreneurs met in the mountains of Asheville to discover their gifts, activate their purpose, and build heart-centered businesses from scratch. Jason and Asher led the way (with me providing […]

The Entrepreneur's Journey

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There it is. After grinding it out for years… After hustling every minute of every day…. After putting 100% of everything you’ve got into reaching your goal… You see the top. It’s within reach. Finally… You take a knee to pause and reflect… It’s been a long time coming. When you began, the wins were […]
Download The "Business Building Toolkit" here when you're ready to launch your business Last month I helped launch a product that did $41,000 in gross revenue. While the launch was a success, the remarkable part isn’t the amount we brought in (I’ve seen bigger launches). No, what’s remarkable is the process we used to get […]
For a step-by-step path to creating, marketing, and launching your first five or six figure product, read: Collaborate: The Modern Playbook for Leading a Small Team to Create, Market, and Sell Digital Products Online. In the fall of 2013, I resigned my commission in the US Army. It was a pretty great moment, I’m not […]
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