The Contrarian Entrepreneur Show

The Contrarian Entrepreneur Show

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August 13, 2019 17 min

There's a lot of noise and confusion generated by all the speakers, authors, coaches, info-marketers and other assorted gurus who are screaming at you about how simple and easy it is to become phenomenally successful in business with little or no effort on your part -- IF you'll just buy their book or course or coaching program.  But you'll occasionally find people who are willing to tell you the truth about business an...

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I am often asked where the “contrarian entrepreneur” concept came from. In case you missed episode 002, I am herein revisiting the characteristics of the “contrarian” entrepreneur.

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July 22, 2019 9 min

01 – Duplication Is Not Creation  
02 – Don’t Be Part of the Crowd  
03 – 10 Things Successful People Never Do Again  
04 – Keep Marketing Forever  
05 – Begin Your Website Plan with the PAMAP Process  
06 – Upcoming Episodes

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July 19, 2019 14 min

"The Times They Are a-Changin" wrote Bob Dylan in 1964.  And they were changing then.  And they're changing today.  But much more and much faster.  What will change in the next 10 years?  Better question: what will NOT change in the next 10 years?  What new things will appear?  What existing things will diminish or disappear completely?  How are we supposed to deal with all this change?  

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July 15, 2019 11 min

What is a "free agent"? Why would you want to become one? What are the potential benefits and the potential dangers? This is part of my personal story, and what I learned just might be very useful in your story.

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July 9, 2019 7 min

01 – The Romanticizing of Entrepreneurship  
02 – Your Most Important Business Resource  
03 – Marketing is Finding  
04 – Your Website Is in Second Place  
05 – The Search for Ideas Must Never End  
06 – Upcoming Episodes  

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01 - Money | Meaning | Freedom  
02 - Nobody Can Motivate You  
03 - Clean Out Your Prospect Funnel  

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June 24, 2019 6 min

01 – Forget About Success - 
02 – The Status Quo Will Soon Be Gone. - 
03 – You must be VMM. - 
04 – Upcoming Episodes

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June 22, 2019 7 min

01 - Stop - Keep - Start - 
02 - Play-Doh? - 
03 - Creating Anxiety - 
04 – Upcoming Episodes

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01 – Don’t Sell Them What They Want - 
02 – Wow, I never thought about it… - 
03 – Don’t Do That - 
04 – 4 Reasons Why a Bad Website… - 
05 – Upcoming Episodes

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May 17, 2019 7 min

01 - 4 Key Questions
02 - You May Not Have Enough
03 - Today's Profound Thought
04 - Upcoming Episodes

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May 10, 2019 11 min

01 - Creation vs Evolution  
02 - Upcoming Episodes  
03 - Where Can You Find This Show?  

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01 - The Ultimate Disruptive Technology
02 - Why would anyone buy anything from you?
03 - The purpose of marketing is to minimize the need for...
04 - If I see that term one more time, I'll...
05 - What is this place?
06 - The sooner you can identify the things you don’t...
07 - List of Upcoming Episodes

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What is a Minute Bucket? What have you put into your buckets so far? What are you going to put into your future buckets?

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01 - Congratulations, You're On Your Own
02 - Looking for Seed Money?
03 - When you had a job, you might have thought your boss was...
04 - Your most powerful marketing tool is...
05 - If you can't communicate effectively with...
06 - The biggest single failure with websites is...
07 - Book Recommendation
08 - Today's Profound Thought: "Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of..."
09 - List of Upcoming ...

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April 10, 2019 16 min

01 - The IKTPIPIAC Model  
02 - The IPBLI Model  
03 - There are 7 conditions that must exist before people will...  
04 - Your market is not a group, a mass, prospects, or targets.  
05 - If you don't know how to use words, then nothing else matters.  
06 - Once you've delivered your message, shut up.  
07 - Futurism Notes

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January 8, 2019 11 min

01 - All You Need Is a Nugget
02 - Questions for Small Startups
03 - We should all be in a "helping" profession.
04 - People are tired of being used, exploited, manipulated, and...
05 - Good writing is important to good...
06 - Every single element of your website must have a...
07 - Today's Thought: Knowledge is not power. Knowledge is...

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01 - Read this Article at Your Peril
02 - It's All an Experiment

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01 - What Is an Entrepreneur?
02 - What Is a Contrarian Entrepreneur?
03 - Look professional. Don’t look dumb.
04 - Today's Thought: Even though you may not have enough to...

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January 2, 2019 11 min

01 - Reality vs Fantasy
02 - This Show Is NOT for Everybody
03 - What are we going to talk about?
04 - Format of the Show.
05 - What you'll find (and NOT find) here.
06 - List of Upcoming Episodes

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