381 – The Power of Ask with Steve Cohen

Taylor Swift rejected me yesterday. Steve, my producer, emailed her publicist. I knew the answer would be “no,” but he did it anyway. I read the email they wrote back. And it fascinated me. They thanked Steve for asking. They said, “It’s great to hear from you.” And Steve thought… “Maybe, they’ll think ‘Why not?’” […] Read On…

379 – Lewis Howes: Where Do Breakthroughs Come From?

Lewis Howes is doing a TV show… he was told “No, not now” from Ellen Degeneres’s team. And six months later told “Yes” by Facebook. The show is called Inspiring Life with Lewis Howes. And it’s out now. “What’s it about?” He told me the premise: Lewis gets an audience together and an expert. They explore […] Read On…

THE MOST AMAZING STORY ABOUT BITCOIN YOU’VE EVER HEARD

A month ago, a top trader from the NY Stock Exchange approached me.   “I have someone who desperately wants to buy $100 million worth of bitcoin,” he began. “Can you help me find a seller?”   He then added, “I will give you a million dollars if you can find me one.”   So, […] Read On…

TEN REASONS WHY I SELF-PUBLISH

My days as a writer had ended. I had a bad experience with publishing a book in 2010. In 2009 I published a book that had sold almost nothing. My publisher hated me. My agent didn’t want to work with me. I lost interest in writing the kind of books they wanted me to write. […] Read On…

The BEST Thing About Self-Publishing

I was sick of it. Every book publisher (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins, Hay House, etc.) said the same thing: “We’re great at marketing. We’ll take care of it for you.” Then when it came time to publish the book, they all said something like, “So I guess you should start tweeting it out. We don’t do […] Read On…