Force for Good

How Will Your Business Become a Force for Good?

By Justin Donald / May 19, 2023 /

For decades, we’ve followed the rule that business is business. To put it another way, profitability matters more than making a difference. This viewpoint has changed, though, as more and more businesses embrace the “business as a force for good” mentality. As Cheryl Fields Tyler, CEO of Blue Beyond Consulting, points out in Forbes, “Business…

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Recession proof bright future

A Bright Future Requires You to Recession-Proof Your Business

By Justin Donald / May 14, 2023 /

If an economic downturn doesn’t occur, it will be surprising. Inflation has remained tamed for over a year thanks to the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes. We have already seen more stringent credit conditions. There are even some regional banks that have closed their doors. However, even the Fed’s staff economists anticipate a recession even…

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Become a Trusted Leader

People Will Follow You When You Become a Trusted Leader

By Justin Donald / May 12, 2023 /

Can you imagine building a business that keeps growing even after you leave? What this means is that you have worked hard, and you’ve built a great business, and when you leave that business, you will be left with the freedom to do other things — while still reaping the rewards from your business’ success.…

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Life outside of hockey

Living Life Outside Your Professional Life

By Justin Donald / March 29, 2023 /

The career of Chris Pronger as a defenceman was absolutely legendary. As a professional hockey player, Pronger won the Norris Trophy and Hart Trophy as the league’s best defenseman and MVP with St. Louis in 2000, the Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007, and the gold medal with Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Additionally,…

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Scale up on Your Own Terms

There Are Ways to Scale Up on Your Own Terms

By Justin Donald / March 25, 2023 /

The opportunity to speak with somebody who dreamed of becoming a pastor but instead became an entrepreneur is not one you get too often. That’s why I was excited to interview Taylor Welch, an internationally recognized business consultant and entrepreneur. As a CEO of several multi-eight-figure companies, Taylor has advised and serviced more than 50,000…

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Don't Be Ruthless

If You Don’t Want to Be Ruthless — Then Don’t

By Justin Donald / March 23, 2023 /

Jonathan Keyser believes that he became the worst version of himself as he entered the cutthroat world of commercial real estate brokerage. After a while, he got tired of it. Why? In the pursuit of success, he started sacrificing his values. Through selfless leadership, he transformed his brokerage firm into an eight-figure company. According to…

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Build Wealth Faster

Build Wealth Faster by Permanently Reducing Your Taxes

By Justin Donald / March 16, 2023 /

Let’s be honest. Most people aren’t happy about the taxes that they have to pay. However, as author and columnist Holly Sklar explains, “Taxes are how we pool our money for public health and safety, infrastructure, research, and services — from the development of vaccines and the Internet to public schools and universities, transportation, courts,…

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Positive Leadership

There’s No Power As Strong As Positive Leadership

By Justin Donald / March 9, 2023 /

How do great leaders succeed? Why do they inspire those around them to perform at their peak? To answer those questions, I spoke with leadership expert Jon Gordon in November 2021. There have been a number of organizations put to the test by Jon’s leadership principles, including NFL, NBA, MLB coaches and teams, Fortune 500…

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Scale Your Marketing Agency

Start and Scale Your Marketing Agency Fast

By Justin Donald / February 28, 2023 /

Founder and CEO Erik Huberman started Hawke Media in 2014. It’s the fastest-growing marketing consultancy in the U.S., now worth over a staggering $150 million! By 26, Erik had already founded, grown, and sold two e-commerce companies. In the years since, Eric has continued to grow his business portfolio, acquiring several companies, launching Hawke Ventures…

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Freedom While Scaling

There’s No Need to Sacrifice Freedom While Scaling

By Justin Donald / February 23, 2023 /

What is the most efficient way to build and scale a business without sacrificing your freedom in the process? It’s a question all entrepreneurs have asked at some point. After all, almost all entrepreneurs get burned out from the constant grind, or worse, fail. In fact, according to The Hustle’s survey of more than 300…

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