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What Do Community Events & Q4 2020 Have In Common? #SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback 3 and 4 years ago this week. Still a GREAT idea and maybe more important in 2020 than it was in 2017/16. . . . . . (Swipe 1) Here's a #SaturdayMorningHustle idea for you. Replace one of your "traditional" marketing buys with a creative community collaboration event to benefit a local nonprofit, school or cause. Bring together as many local businesses as needed. The key is not selling anything or asking for anything for your business. Just do good in your community. The positive attention will benefit your business (and all involved) better than an ad or commercial. Stay connected to the nonprofit, creating additional attention for them and you. Good luck! (Swipe 2) Flashback 4 years ago. Get some bonus time in while your competitors sleep. #GoodLuck #MakeYourOwnSuccess #Entrepreneur #WorkSmart then #WorkHard #Business #Success #Truth #EvenOnTheWeekend #CoffeeAndDonuts #Grind #Hustle #StartUpLife #NoExcuses #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment The Universe doesn't owe you anything, so #GetToWork and stop complaining. – 2016 advice that’s still highly valid in 2020. Listen, Stream or Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle @Anchor https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle #GooglePodcast https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod @Podchaser https://bit.ly/SMHPodChaser @podbeancom http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean @YouTube https://bit.ly/SMHvideos Get your #SaturdayMorningHustle swag here: http://bit.ly/SMHshirt #Podcast #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Career #RiseAndGrind #SaturdayMorning #SocialMedia #StartUpLife

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#SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback topic from 3 years ago: Focus for Success! Harness the power of focus to create successful opportunities for yourself. Never do something simply because you “can” or because there’s money to be made. Instead, focus on activities you have passion for it. Don’t chase money, because it never works out correctly. Stay in your lane. Stay focused.⠀ ⠀ One of the excuses I often hear for not focusing on a singular or small set of activity is missing opportunities. But not focusing most often takes a business in too many directions at the same time. Focus on your core offerings instead of diluting your brand your message and your communication. Be the best at what you do, not a jack-of-all-trades / master of none. ⠀ ⠀ Good luck! Let me know how I can help you and your business. I'm here to help (and drink coffee). Hit me up on Anchor, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube with questions, comments and feedback. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the Saturday Morning Hustle. Listen to the podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ iTunes: http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle⠀ Spotify: http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle⠀ Anchor: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle⠀ Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod⠀ YouTube: https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ ⠀ Swipe right for 2017 "The word of the day is FOCUS!" #SaturdayMorningHustle advice: Stay in your lane, do that thing you do the way you do it. Too many people look at ways others are making money or having success and want to add that to what they are already doing. This is a terrible idea.⠀ ⠀ The best business is very specifically focused on a core offering. That is what people expect and like about doing business with you. Adding extras for no reason other than you can do it (but you're not the best at it) or just to make "easy" money dilutes your brand, message, customer experience, staff attention, etc…. PLUS you will be competing with those you are copying. The advantage is theirs.”⠀ ⠀ To be successful, stay focused!" #Focus #Strategy #Specialize #Success #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekend #WorkSmart then #WorkHard #Entrepreneur

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The key to success: Change Management. #SaturdayMorningHustle Flashback 3 years ago this week + 2020 #COVID19 updated strategy. ⠀ ⠀ The key to business success is how you handle change. Winning comes from making small movements, not large pivots or failure to change at all. Business change can come from losing or gaining a client, losing your best employee or new competitor entering your market. Do not overreact! Stick to your business plan, strategy and marketing tactics as long as you can until it's evident that you must make a change. The market will tell you when it's time for adjustments. ⠀ ⠀ When you do make changes, do it concisely and decisively. Winning at business means being able to handle change better than the other people in your space. Adapt and adjust. You can't be the "flavor of the week" and try something new all the time, but you also can't stick to "this is how we've always done it" and never make adjustments. Choose a happy medium between the two concepts. ⠀ . . . . Listen, Stream or Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. iTunes: http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle Spotify: http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle Anchor: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod Podchaser: https://bit.ly/SMHPodChaser Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean YouTube: https://bit.ly/SMHvideos Get your #SaturdayMorningHustle swag here: http://bit.ly/SMHshirt . . . . Good luck! Let me know how I can help you and your business. I'm here to help (and drink coffee). ☕️⠀ ⠀ #LetMeHelpYou #CoronaVirus #Business #StartUp #Advice #Success #Hustle #Grind #EvenOnTheWeekends #Creative #WorkSmart then #WorkHard #EarnIt #EvenOnTheWeekend #EntrepreneurAF #BusinessOwner #Hustler #Audio #Video #SocialMedia #Content #Change #Business #CoffeeAndDonuts

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#SaturdayMorningHustle The Accidental Entrepreneur – If I can do it, you can do it. Can you believe I have owned or operated my own business (of some sort) for over 30 years now? I didn't even know the word Entrepreneur when I started. Now, I'm a full-time #Entrepreneur helping others do the same. It's not for everyone, but everyone can benefit from adding an entrepreneurial mindset. ⠀ ⠀ @TheGoldingGroup is the latest in a long line of business ventures I have been involved in since my first when I was just 15 years old. To hear the full story, from the music business to marketing to business development, listen then make a comment with your own story.⠀ ⠀ Saturday Morning Hustle Flashback – I posted a social media video 3 years ago (swipe right) fully explained along with what makes an entrepreneur, why new businesses are important and what this means for non-entrepreneurs. Today, I'm expanding on that idea and going WAY deeper into the process, the unexpected events and what it all means. ⠀ ⠀ Hit me up on Anchor, Instagram, Twitter or here on YouTube with questions, comments and feedback. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the Saturday Morning Hustle. https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ Listen to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast while your competition is still sleeping. Stream/Subscribe: @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle #GooglePlay http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay #Anchor https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle @YouTube https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ ⠀ NEW #CoffeeAndDonuts and RED/WHITE Saturday Morning Hustle T-shirts now available: https://bit.ly/SMHswag⠀ ⠀ #Podcast #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Entrepreneur #Business #Career #Success #FirstOneIn #LastOneOut #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #SaturdayMorning #SocialMedia #StartUpLife #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Advice #EntrepreneurLife #OKC

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Success is def. a journey and not a destination, but not an A – B trip. Why? I will tell you today on the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast. You can't get too set on an idea of success, because "the real world" will make changes to that picture. Don't believe me, just ask Luguentz (Lu) Dort, starting shooting guard for the OKC Thunder NBA franchise. His story just might be your story (not really, but we can learn from his unconventional path to success).⠀ ⠀ My own path to success has taken many, many unexpected turns over the last 35 years. 15 years in the music business, 20 years in marketing as a graphic designer, creative director, C-suite and business owner multiple times in multiple structures. Some successful, some not but all merge to my current place in my success journey.⠀ ⠀ Not sure what I mean? Let's talk about it. ⠀ It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Listen to the podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ Listen, Stream or Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast⠀ iTunes: http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle⠀ Spotify: http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle⠀ Anchor: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle⠀ Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod⠀ Podchaser: https://bit.ly/SMHPodChaser⠀ Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean⠀ YouTube: https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ Get your #SaturdayMorningHustle swag here: http://bit.ly/SMHshirt or get this sweet Oklahoma shirt at @okhomegrown ⠀ #Success #Opportunity #Podcast #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #EntrepreneurAF #Business #Career #WorkSmart #WorkHard #FirstOneIn #LastOneOut #RiseAndGrind #EvenOnTheWeekend #SaturdayMorning #SocialMedia #StartUpLife #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Advice

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It's a very meta #SaturdayMorningHustle sharing advice I was given about the Saturday Morning Hustle brand, future and achieving possibilities. Today I'm sharing input from a trusted friend and advisor who "called me out" in the most constructive way possible in regard to me being serious about the SMH podcast, social media, website, products and overall brand without losing what it is that makes the concept behind the hustle so important. By doing a better job on the business side, my #SideHustle just might become more important and impactful to more people.⠀ ⠀ I will translate the advice my friend gave me into actionable steps you can take for your career, self-brand, artistic or entrepreneurial pursuits. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST FOR A FULL 24 MINUTES ON THIS ADVICE:⠀ ⠀ 1. A Self-Brand should be treated as a business⠀ 2. You might be too close to see the big picture⠀ 3. Collaboration and outside input is essential⠀ 4. No excuses (duh!)⠀ and I add a few more ideas of my own to round out this discussion.⠀ 5. Challenges are always good⠀ 6. Strive for more, but be yourself⠀ 7. Leave your comfort zone, but not your ethical limits⠀ 8. There is no perfect time to start⠀ 9. Things change, be patient while being assertive ⠀ ⠀ Listen, Stream or Subscribe to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast⠀ iTunes: http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle⠀ Spotify: http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle⠀ Anchor: https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle⠀ Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/SMHGooglePod⠀ Google Play Music: http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay⠀ Podchaser: https://bit.ly/SMHPodChaser⠀ Podbean: http://bit.ly/SMHpodbean⠀ YouTube: https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ Hit me up with questions, comments and feedback. It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the Saturday Morning Hustle. Listen to the podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping.⠀ ⠀ NEW #CoffeeAndDonuts and RED Saturday Morning Hustle T-shirt now available: https://bit.ly/SMHswag⠀ ⠀ #Hustle #Grind #WorkSmart #WorkHard #Entrepreneur #Leadership #EarnIt #EvenOnTheWeekends #Marketing #Branding #Advertising #PublicRelations #SocialMedia #Motivation #Business #SelfBrand #Career #StartUp #CoffeeAndDonuts

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Check out the #Podcast today for the full #Flashback episode from 1 year ago. True #SaturdayMorningHustle success comes from a positive attitude and willingness to give more than you take. We all #Hustle and #Grind every single day, #EvenOnTheWeekend too, for the opportunity to build something for ourselves and our family. That’s what it takes to be an #Entrepreneur, own your own business or propel your career as the best employee where you work.⠀ ⠀ BUT that does not mean every minute of every day is spend getting just ourselves ahead. Often you need to do things that are not for you, but others. We (as a whole) don't do enough of this. At least 51/49 for them (the @GaryVee rule). Sometimes 100% for others. Don't expect a return, outside of a warm feeling in your gut and a positive voice in the back of your head.⠀ ⠀ Why? It opens opportunities in ways you can never plan. Meet new people, hear new ideas or be inspired by others you would have never otherwise met. We all need that. The ROI is always positive, but it can't be measured in raw numbers.⠀ ⠀ Trust me, this attitude has served me well.⠀ ⠀ The more I give, the more I get. I’m having my best year (2019) ever, and I hope you are too. Get busy, hustle, grind and do what it takes. That includes giving more than you expect in return.⠀ ⠀ Listen to the Saturday Morning Hustle podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. Stream on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle or listen/subscribe on iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on Google Play http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @Anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle & @YouTube https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ ⠀ Create value for others, and people will always see value in you. Good luck! ⠀ #Success #Sharing #Collaboration #Give #RiseAndGrind #Business #Creativity #Entrepreneur #StartUp #SaturdayThoughts #SaturdayMotivation #Career #FirstOneIn #LastOneOut #EvenOnTheWeekend #SaturdayMorning #SocialMedia #BusinessOwner #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Advice

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Say Yes, Collaborate, Take the First Step, Find Success. Seems simple, but it's hard to actually execute on – how do you create your own #SaturdayMorningHustle success? Not necessarily a podcast (or maybe it is) but doing something that brings you great joy, opportunity and potential success. ⠀ ⠀ This was a common theme of many conversations I had this last week, so today I'm sharing the ideas, tactics and steps to success (as you define it) via something new or different. Bonus: Check out the @definingmomentspodcast https://www.definingmomentspod.com/ from my pals Hoang and Margy Lam.⠀ ⠀ Listen to the #SaturdayMorningHustle podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. Stream on @Spotify http://bit.ly/SaturdayMorningHustle or listen/subscribe on #iTunes http://bit.ly/SatMornHustle on #GooglePlay http://bit.ly/SMHGooglePlay on @anchor.fm https://anchor.fm/satmorninghustle & on @YouTube https://bit.ly/SMHvideos⠀ ⠀ It's Saturday, I'm in the office so it must be the #SaturdayMorningHustle. Listen to the podcast every weekend while your competition is still sleeping. https://saturdaymorninghustle.com⠀ ⠀ #SaturdayMorning #RiseAndGrind #Entrepreneur #WorkSmart then #WorkHard #Business #Podcast #Success #EvenOnTheWeekend #Grind #Hustle #StartUpLife #Leadership #Dedication #Commitment #CoffeeAndDonuts #Motivation #Career #AboveAndBeyond #Inspiration #Collaboration #Undefeated #DMP

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