Archive for the ‘Smart Passive Income’ Category

SPI 300: Meet the Mastermind Members in “The Green Room” (2018-1-12)

Today we’re talking about The Green Room, a six-member mastermind group that I’ve been a part of for years. Leslie Samuel, Michael Stelzner, Cliff Ravenscraft, Mark Mason, Ray Edwards, and myself—we get together to hold each other accountable, set goals, meet those goals, and be brutally honest with each other. Today I’m celebrating my 300th […]

The Stage is Getting Bigger! My Biggest Keynote is Happening Next Month (2018-1-12)

I know I can make an impact on people through my blog, podcast, and video channel on YouTube, but when you’re on stage and people can see you in person, you have the capacity to affect them on an emotional level. That’s why I’m so excited to announce my biggest keynote ever! My Biggest Keynote […]

SPI 299: The Humble Beginnings of Hmong Baby (2018-1-12)

The road to beginning a successful online business is full of hard lessons. I’m kicking off the new year with a story about learning, making mistakes, and succeeding anyway. I’m sitting down with the founders of Hmong Baby, a couple who, after experimentation and validation, were able to have enormous success with their products. Welcome […]

Start. Stop. Continue. Making Real Progress in Your Business (2018-1-12)

Here’s a simple metric to help you identify where to spend your time in 2018. I once heard a phrase that has stuck with me for years, and has become one of the most important phrases for my business: “You can’t improve what you don’t track.” It’s a simple idea, yet so easy to forget, […]

SPI 298: Before Your New Year Begins . . . (2017-12-29)

Today’s episode is a very special one, and it’s just you and me. We’re closing in on the end of the year, and there’s a lot to talk about. This time is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and what’s to come for the year ahead. Hopefully you’re already thinking about 2018 […]

SPI 297: Looking Back at 2017—What Went Well, What Did Not (2017-12-29)

This episode is all about learning from mistakes. Last week we talked about my plans for 2018—well, a lot of the lessons I learned this year resulted in those plans. Today, I’m sharing those lessons with you, not just as an example of what not to do, but to reveal what decisions I made for […]

How to Write a Book: The Secret to a Super-Fast First Draft (2017-12-18)

Learn the tools and techniques I use to write 36,000 words in two weeks, save time, and achieve up to 180 words per minute. I’ll also be covering strategies to keep you moving forward, so you write your book fast without getting stuck. Hey, everyone! This post is a trial run of a new blog […]

SPI 296: What’s Coming in 2018 for the Podcast and SPI (2017-12-18)

We are closing in hot on the end of the year here on SPI. Next week I’ll be recapping the year in full (the good and the bad) but today I want to give a little sneak preview of what’s coming up in 2018 for SPI. It’s going to be a very exciting year, and […]

SPI 295: 35 Quick Life Lessons from 35 Years of Life—Plus a Pencils of Promise Birthday Challenge! (2017-12-9)

Guess what? Today’s my birthday! I am 35 today and very grateful to have lived this long and experienced so much. I wanted to share some of the lessons I’ve learned along the way, so today I’m giving you 35 quick lessons from 35 years of life. I’m also ending today’s episode with a challenge. […]

SPI 294: 21 Top Places to Include an Affiliate Link (2017-11-30)

So, you have the perfect affiliate product and you’re excited to tell your audience all about it. The only thing is . . . where do you put that affiliate link? This is the episode you’re going to want to listen to, because it’ll tell you exactly where you should be putting your affiliate products […]