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You Don’t Know Tweet!

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So many business professionals think they know Twitter. They think you Tweet something and the world sees it.

Yeah right. Rubbish.

How do I know? Because I know more about social media than most people.

And there are quite a few who make me look like a beginner. They are years ahead of me, and you.

Social media will not work for you unless you are patiently and consistently using it yourself to promote your own message, and can see your own metrics, to understand what works and what doesn’t.

Twitter, Tweets and Tips

Click 101 Twitter Tips to see a pile of great ways to use Twitter more effectively.

Are you still trying to figure out Twitter, Tweets, Retweets, FollowFriday, # hashtags, @ and other Twitter stuff? ¬†Me too. ¬†It’s not that it’s difficult. ¬†It simply a matter of finding time to read, try, read some more and retry.

Good luck with Twitter, Facebook, You Tube, Skype, flickr, LinkedIn, or whatever else you use to stay connected and grow.

That’s really what life is about isn’t it – growing. ¬†If you’re not growing, then the blinding flash of the obvious is, you are ……

Money, Money, Money….Money

Money, Money, Money….Money“. ¬†The O’Jays, 1974, For The Love of Money.

I want to make a ton of money.  Seriously.  Enough to buy whatever I want.

First on my list:

  1. A Cure for Crohn’s disease

To take action, – to “put my money where my mouth is” – I’ve returned to school to earn my MBA.

Maybe that’ll be second on the list – pay off school loans.

How Important Is Money To You?

Money. ¬†Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. ¬†Money has always been my biggest stressor.

Eventually, I learned a very simple and very profound rule.  It is the first rule that should be learned.

  • Spend less than you earn

What made this most basic of rules so elusive for me, is that I did not subscribe to common sense. ¬†A million reasons for that, which I’ll not even attempt to address.

The second rule I learned is have a business. ¬†After reading “Rich Dad Poor Dad” last Christmas, my whole mindset about money was changed forever….

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Ideas worth sharing.

David Hoffman talks on Losing Everything.

I often wonder who I’d be if I lost everything. ¬†Just yesterday, I was tempted (for a very brief moment) to think I actually had.

It was one of the best, and briefest, moments of my career.

Carpe diem, jungle jeff ūüôā