#180: 5 Profit Poachers That Murder Your Business


There are 5 Murderous “Profit Poachers” that are on a merciless mission: to kill your business. The good news? Simply knowing about them can stop the cash-killers in their tracks. During this episode you'll discover:

  • A simple app that increases the life of your Apple laptop battery.
  • The lessons we can learn from Ananias and Sapphira… and why they had it right about money!
  • “The 5 Profit Poachers That Murder Your Business” (And How to Stop Them In Their Tracks)
  • The Paul B. Evans secret to preposterous productivity (without doing too much).
  • How to get booked as a speaker, and make a better than decent living.
  • Why you don't need a “speaker packet” or a “demo reel”… and might even be better off without one.
  • How to get your work finished each day before 8am.
  • How Paul creates content in minutes, not hours.
  • The secrets of packing for a 7-day business trip -carrying everything in only a single backpack.
  • How you can make an appearance on this show, and promote your business or website!

Links From the Show

The story of Ananias and Saphirra

“What's Up With That?” bit from SNL

The FruitJuice App

Paul B Evans Website, Facebook, and his Million Dollar Keynote Training (only useful if you want to actually make big money from your speaking career… have more impact when you speak… or simply banish “stage fright” forever!)

And finally, what the heck was Ray saying about “Li'l Sweet”? It's from a Diet Dr. Pepper ad (don't drink soda, it's bad for you… but the commercial is weirdly hilarious):

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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at RayEdwards.com.