The Hidden Traps When Manipulating Fear, Hate and Hope

You don’t have to be a Sith Lord to misuse the power of fear in your marketing. But you must embrace ownership of the consequences.

Can Being Unavailable Make a Man More Successful?

Playing hard to get works in business too.

Need More Money? Take a Close Look at How You’re Creating Value

When times are tough it is tempting to play a safe game. You might want to reconsider that strategy to win in business.

Stop Hoping For a Hero to Save You

As an entrepreneur, you have more problems than time. So you try to hand your biggest problems to someone else to make them disappear.

Why Having an Opinion Isn’t the Same as Thinking

Does the sheep really care that the lion doesn’t care about his opinion, and other challenges you’ve probably never considered.

Starting a Business: Assume You Know Nothing

When you start to think you know it all, something will happen to make you believe you don’t know anything at all.

3 Lessons From Sales That Made Me a Better Husband

Have you learned lessons in your work that have helped you become a better husband?

How To Get People To Do What You Want Them To Do

Manipulation. Don’t let it scare you.

5 Marketing Blunders Almost Everyone Makes

Chances are you are making one or more of these mistakes in your marketing. Knowing what they are can make all the difference.

Dating In Terms A Salesperson Understands

No, we’re not talking about being cold. We’re talking about making the world of dating a little easier to understand.

Don’t Annoy The Bull And Other Lessons From The Field

Before you can avoid the bulls, you need to learn to spot them. With people that can be a challenge.

An Introvert’s Guide To Personal Success

If the world seems to demand that you become something you’re not, don’t worry. You can be authentic and follow your own path to success.

Want Real Change? The Shift Begins in the Middle

Tired of preaching to the choir or confronting your most vocal opponents and seeing no real change or impact from your efforts?
Maybe you are talking to the wrong people.

On Balls, Business, Selling, and Relationships

Write a humorous article that touches on sports, sex, and business? Doug Wagner rises to the challenge.

Inspiration Unpacked: What’s Right? Or What Will Sell?

We’re bombarded with commercials, sales pitches, and guilt trips designed to get us to buy. But what are we selling?

A Chance Encounter With Lifelong Repercussions

Shawn Henfling tells the story of a man whose spontaneous confession changed his life.