Tad’s Rants

I’m broke (and I don’t care)

Last week, something happened to me that happens from time to time. Something I’ve wanted to write about before. And it’s something that I suppose many of my colleagues would urge me not to share with you as I imagine that the attitude I’m sharing here could be an enormous source of frustration to a …

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candid 40 minute video interview on alternative pricing models – pwyc, barter, sliding scale and gift economy

I’m excited to send you this email because it includes a forty minute interview with me talking about my view on alternative pricing models such as pay what you can/want, barter, sliding scale or straight up ‘gift economy’ and more. If you’ve ever wanted to experiment with your pricing then you might really like this.  I’ve written a …

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Remembering Debbie Ford

I wonder if any of us ever see each other clearly. About an hour ago, while walking home with groceries and new supplies for magic tricks, I got an email on my iPhone from my dear friend Ocean Robbins telling me that Debbie Ford had passed away of cancer. I met Debbie ten years ago …

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I dare you

      I dare you: 30days30dares.com

the top ten lessons i’ve learned from teaching my six week ‘niching for hippies’ coaching program

This past summer I lead a six week course focused just on niching. I’m doing round two of it in January of 2013 (you can read more about that here). And it’s had me reflecting on what I learned about niching from it. And I learned a lot. These are the lessons I would pass …

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too few entrepreneurs do this one. simple. thing. (but it might be exactly what you need)

If you’re feeling stuck in your marketing and want to get unstuck . . . and if you’re needing to make progress in your business there’s one thing I recommend. Before I tell you what I recommend, I’ll tell you what I don’t recommend: waiting. Most entrepreneurs have big ideas and plans but something is …

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let your clients feel like victims

Let your clients feel like victims. It will take your further. Here’s what I mean . . . You probably think that it’s better to take responsibility for your life and not be a victim. You might even secretly feel disgusted by people who ‘play the victim card’ all the time. You might have it …

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trust

I just got an email from a participant of my Spring 2012 workshop in the UK. She wanted to send me money. I had completely forgotten about this. At the weekend workshop, which I run on a Pay What You Can basis she’d told me, “I’ll be in the United States in the summer. Can …

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