Why I Flew 1,624 Miles and Paid $1,706.70 For Breakfast

And Why You Should Do the Same

Last week I flew 1,624 Miles and paid $1,706.70 to have breakfast with Mike Kim and Brian Dixon. The breakfast included a small band of remarkable companions. Why would I do such a thing? Sometimes we have the opportunity to make wise investments in other people.


Often these investments are inconvenient. But this particular kind of investment can often bring the biggest payoff.  And not in the most obvious ways. I’ll explain the non-obvious benefits in a moment, but first, a quick story…

Master the Art of Value

Four Steps to Increase Your Income, Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Quality of Life

This article is written by Kirk Bowman, an acknowledged expert in the field of value-based selling. Kirk is a sought-after speaker, consultant, and podcaster. He is also a member of my Regency Mastermind Group.

December is the time of year to reflect on the last eleven months and plan for the next twelve. Did you set a revenue goal last December? Did you accomplish it?


I had this very conversation with myself six years ago. (Yes, I talk to myself.) It had been a successful year, but a stressful one. My business was making money, but I was working hard (really hard) to earn it.

Then I discovered a new way of doing business that changed my life for forever…

The Power of Positive Peer Pressure

Find Friends Who Lift You Up and Don't Drag You Down

When I was still in my twenties, I went to Parris Island, South Carolina, to see my brother Mark graduate with his classmates (I am pretty sure they would all be horrified to know I just called them that) from Marine Corps boot camp.


I don’t pretend to know what going through boot camp was like for my brother Mark. He has told me some stories, but I have a feeling this is a secret society you can only fully understand if you have been there yourself.

What I do know is this: I saw the transformation boot camp wrought in Mark’s life, and in the lives of all the young men who were part of his graduating class…

My Essential Podcast List

How and Why I Slashed My Podcast Listening

Ever since I read the book Essentialism, I have been engaged in “the disciplined pursuit of less”. As the book’s author, Greg McKeown, explains in this interview with Michael Hyatt and Michele Cushatt, the main point of the book is not simply saying “no” to things. It is, rather, saying “yes” to only the right things. Take podcasts, for instance…