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February 5, 201411:28 PM

It's All Just Dumb Luck tagged “Success”

Selling a lot of books is very hard. Making a video go viral is very hard. Creating a billion dollar company is very hard. It's a story that I will never forget. Back in 2008, I was prepping the release... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 30, 201311:28 PM

Finding Your Creative Confidence tagged “Success”

I used to play the bass. Not the fish. The musical instrument. The electric bass, to be exact. It wasn't just a hobby, either. I took it quite seriously. When I was much younger (around 14 years of age), I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 28, 201311:42 AM

Keep Calm And Carry On - 5 Steps To Getting Rid Of Stress And Anxiety tagged “Success”

Are you feeling a little stressed? Anxious? Having a panic attack here and there? We all deal with stress and anxiety in a multitude of ways. People will often comment on how calm and collected I seem. In the back... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 12, 2013 7:30 PM

If You Have Ever Been Rejected... Be Like Bono tagged “Success”

The letter read... "Thank you for submitting your tape of 'U2' to RSO, we have listened with careful consideration, but feel it is not suitable for us at present. We wish you luck with your future career." They were kind... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 16, 2013 7:50 PM

Into The Night With Garry Kasparov And Peter Thiel tagged “Success”

One word: WOW! You have to spend an hour with this. It's an amazing (and really deep) conversation with Gary Kasparov (world chess champion) and Peter Thiel (billionaire entrepreneur thanks to PayPal, some hedge fund management and an early investment... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 1, 2013 8:10 AM

The Secret To Getting Picked tagged “Success”

Being picked by someone or choosing yourself and leading... which do you choose? It seems like an obvious answer. Any self-respecting individual would say that they would prefer to choose themselves and be solely responsible for their own success and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 9, 2012 8:36 PM

Success And The Art Of Being A Self-Starter tagged “Success”

Who is going where in the marketing world? Every week, the marketing industry trade publications highlight the comings and goings of the people in our industry. Some love this information because it provides a level of gossip, others simply like... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 16, 2012 8:04 AM

Find Your One Thing tagged “Success”

Can you sum up your professional you in one or two words? I was very touched watching the documentary, Being Elmo, on PBS' Independent Lens. The movie is about Kevin Clash (the puppeteer behind Sesame Street's Elmo). From a very... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 20, 2012 7:20 PM

The City Of The Future tagged “Success”

Are you fascinated by humanity? Great ideas happen when we come together as a group of people. This is why the role of our cities in our society plays such a critical and fascinating role. It's true, that everything good... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 29, 2012 6:16 AM

Where Do Ideas Come From? tagged “Success”

"I keep having my ideas ripped off!" I grew up being friends with a very successful individual. The problem was that this individual could have been much more successful (especially if you asked them). If you sat down with this... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 7, 2012 4:01 PM

How To Get Started As A Business Leader tagged “Success”

Your life and your success is not obvious. It's not a given. It's not a direct path. I often say that the best careers in marketing (specifically the ones that have a digital/new media slant) are very squiggly. They involve... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 7, 201212:22 PM

The Deception Of Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin and Gary Vaynerchuk tagged “Success”

You will never make it unless you work harder and much faster. It's funny how Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Gary Vaynerchuk and others (including me) are often criticized because their work is mis-interpreted as, "in order to accomplish what these... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 10, 2011 7:41 AM

What It Takes tagged “Success”

Have you ever thought of what it takes to make something really happen? It could be an advertising campaign, it could be a successful Blog, it could be meeting more interesting people on Twitter or Facebook and it could even... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 20, 2011 7:32 AM

Are You An Entrepreneur Or A Business Owner? tagged “Success”

There is a huge chasm between being an Entrepreneur and being a business owner? An Entrepreneur is more than someone with an idea. An Entrepreneur is more than someone with an ability to take that idea and execute on it.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 21, 2011 9:25 PM

Fake It Till You Make It tagged “Success”

Let's face it: not everybody has the high level of skills to really deliver the goods from day one. I was listening to Howard Stern the other day. He was interviewing Aerosmith front-man and new American Idol judge, Steven Tyler.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 24, 2010 4:35 PM

The Most Important Thing You Can Do... tagged “Success”

It happened twice yesterday. In the span of fours hours, two people I deeply respect said the exact same thing. Yesterday morning, I went to see Jeffrey Gitomer (best-selling author of The Sales Bible, The Little Red Book of Selling... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 4, 2010 8:08 PM

Is Twitter Killing You? tagged “Success”

Sometimes the worst thing that can happen to you is becoming wildly successful... Many people fail to realize the time, energy and effort it takes to be successful in Social Media. It's true that you can definitely reap the rewards... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 22, 2010 8:39 AM

The Truth And Lies Of Networking tagged “Success”

Networking is critical for success. Yes, online social networking has changed this, but meeting in our "protein forms" still can't be beat. It's amazing how some people still get this all wrong. I love networking (both online and offline). It's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 22, 2010 9:23 PM

In The End, It's All About The Stories We Tell tagged “Success”

Marketing is about telling great stories. Living a happy and successful life is about the stories we tell ourselves. Sometimes, we forget how important a story can be. Sometimes we don't think hard enough about the stories we constantly repeat... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 2, 2010 1:12 PM

Getting Uncomfortable tagged “Success”

Growing, changing and adapting to anything new is not easy. It's actually a very counter-human activity, which is why we need to push ourselves. Constantly. It's easy to say, "this isn't for me," or "I simply can't change." It's a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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