Dave Meltzer discusses the importance of prioritization, procrastination, and perspective in doing it now.

One Hour to Live: Whom would you call and why not do it now?

Do It Now: Stop Making Excuses for Procrastination Many people ask me, with so much going on now, how I make time for so many different activities. How do I prioritize health? Family? Work? My philosophy on this subject all stems from three simple questions, “If you had one hour …

Dave Meltzer discusses the importance of going the extra mile.

The Extra Mile is The Emptiest Mile

Going the Extra Mile I say going the extra mile is the best way to get where you want because going the extra mile is always the emptiest mile. It’s lonely in the extra mile. It’s amazing how many people don’t have that lagniappe, that extra kick which drives them …

Dave Meltzer discusses the role that sleep plays in our happiness.

Sleep and Happiness According to My Grandfather

Sleep and Grow Rich You may remember my grandfather gave me one piece of advice with three things you need to do to be happy, which includes sleep: One, love the job you do. You spend a third of your life working, so if you don’t love what you do, …

Dave Meltzer discusses the importance of evolution and revolution in business

Business Evolution is More Important Than Business Revolution

Forget Revolution, It’s All About Evolution So many entrepreneurs think they have some revolutionary innovation or even a revolutionary approach to entrepreneurship. Some of these people are right, but most of them are misguided. I am here to tell you that most companies that succeed are evolutionary, not revolutionary. Beginning with …

Dave Meltzer discusses the traps and tricks of raising capital.

Raising Capital Isn’t Everything

A Capital Idea or A Trap? When is the right time to raise money? That’s probably one of the most common questions that I get asked by entrepreneurs. There is a process I go through when deciding whether to spend my time raising capital or making money. This process is typically followed by a series of questions which include:  …

Dave Meltzer discusses the downside of hedging your bets

No More Half Measures: Stop Hedging Your Bets

Hedging your way in will get you hedged out One of the most interesting patterns that I have noticed among entrepreneurs and millennials is the practice of hedging your way into business deals. Instead of putting the full force of their skills, knowledge, and desire into making a business idea …

Dave Meltzer discusses how to prioritize the people and things in your life.

Don’t Let Others Use You: Prioritize Those Who Prioritize You

Prioritization and Reciprocation: Asking and Receiving Help Prioritization is such a critical component to everything we do, but can also be one of the most difficult parts of our day.  How do you decide where to focus your energy and attention in order to accomplish the goals in front of …

Dave Meltzer discusses Kyrie Irving and the role of ego in decision-making

Isolate your Ego: Kyrie Irving and Selfish Decision-Making

EGO and Edging Goodness Out  Ego is a human’s perception and embodiment of self-importance and righteousness. Simply put, it is the line between cockiness and confidence.    I like to talk about the power of one’s ego and its effect on someone when challenged and pushed to extreme limits. Edging goodness out is allowing your ego to manipulate your path to opportunity by …

Dave Meltzer discusses pace of play in sports

Pace of Play in 2017: Every Sport Needs a RedZone Channel

Pace of Play is Important The attention span of today’s generation has become a big issue for all the North American sports leagues.  From the NBA to the MLB to the NFL, everybody is worried about their game’s pace of play. Millennials and their short attention spans are causing the …

David Meltzer discusses the importance of content

Are you leveraging the content you have?

Don’t Be Content With Your “Content” People talk about leveraging content like content is something new. While communicating ideas has been around forever, the mediums we use to communicate those ideas have changed. We should not only be looking at how to leverage content but also how it can survive …