09 September 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Are You Playing With The Stuff You’re Collecting?

I recently moved into a new apartment and I’m still unpacking boxes.  Mostly boxes of books that need to be unpacked and put onto shelves. The process got me thinking… What if instead of keeping and curating the books you’ve purchased over the years, you had to keep and display the knowledge and lessons and […]

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04 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

KickStart Your Week : Hilary Corna

Hilary is the Author of the book One White Face which tells her story of leaving the first love of her life for a dream job out of college with Toyota in Singapore and throughout Asia. Since it’s release in 2011, the book has been featured in The New York Times, ForbesWoman, NBC, and is now […]

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01 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Five Buck Brainstorms

I am happy to announce the relaunch of a newly revamped and reinvented twist on an idea I had a few years back to sell custom brainstorms for just $5 each. The new www.FiveBuckBrainstorms.com offers original Don The Idea Guy brainstorms on a variety of topics that I choose — and that you can submit […]

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18 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

KickStart Your Week : Jeremy Goldman


This week co-host Tomas Lydahl and I had the chance to speak with Jeremy Goldman (better known on Twitter as @jeremarketer.) Jeremy is an author, speaker, and strategist for a number of brands in the beauty and consumer goods categories. He can be found at jeremygoldman.com and goingsoci.al and his debut book “Going Social: Excite […]

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07 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fuel Your Little Engine

World-class sales trainer, author, and speaker Jeffrey Gitomer often references the classic children’s book “The Little Engine that Could” by Watty Piper as one of the earliest and purest examples of sharing a philosophy of how having a YES! Attitude drives personal success. The main character and focus of the story is, of course, The […]

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18 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

KickStart Your Week with Jim Canterucci

This week’s show features my friend Jim Canterucci. Jim shares insights on innovation along with details on using the four creative catalysts from his book “Personal Brilliance.” Jim also reveals the 5 Magic Sales Words! Jim Canterucci is the author of Personal Brilliance, founder of Transition Management Advisors, and ELCircle – The Development Hub for Emerging Leaders a […]

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04 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Radio WOW! Launches

My friend and fellow Gitomer Certified Speaker, Tomas Lydahl, has been doing an internet radio show in Sweden for the past few months and has successfully built an audience using the BlogTalkRadio.com format. Since Tomas also does training and speaking in the USA, he decided to do an English language version and asked me to […]

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03 January 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Do It Again Except Better This Time

You’d think if you’d done something 730+ times and counting you’d be perfect at it by now, right? This year marks the beginning of the third year in a row in which I begin every single one of my days by reading, contemplating, and finding better ways to put into action the valuable advice found […]

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21 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

MAKERS: The New Industrial Revolution

My favorite Chris Anderson book will apparently always be the “latest” Chris Anderson book — he keeps topping himself. The Long Tail blew me away, Free: How Today’s Smartest Businesses Profit by Giving Something for Nothing sparked new ideas, and now his most recent work Makers: The New Industrial Revolution has me thinking about the steps that follow idea generation — […]

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21 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Stop Rebooting and Start Building

Note: This is a full-on rant about sales that I just published over at my other blog, www.YouSuckAtSales.com — but I felt there were enough ideas on how to remedy their “sales fails” that it qualified to be shared on the Idea Guy site. I just received a cold-call from a mobile marketing company trying […]

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