HUGH CULVER

How to sell your business for more money

How to sell your business for more money

“Anyone who takes a ‘we’ll figure out how to profit in the future’ attitude to business is being ridiculous.” - Jason Fried, Rework Here’s a largely ignored secret about owning a business. Often you make more money selling the business than running it.  Most business...

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How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated in 2022. Enjoy! You don’t need more books about exercise and fitness. And I doubt you need more advice, tips, gurus, or videos on how to “gain muscle in just 10 minutes a day.” Don’t worry—that’s not what...

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A Better Way to Win More Sales

A Better Way to Win More Sales

Soon after arriving for my meeting, my client opened with “Tell me about your program.” I’d been anticipating this meeting for over a month and couldn’t wait to talk about my time management training.  Within minutes I was deep into the details - all the lessons and...

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The secret to scaling any business

The secret to scaling any business

I can’t overstate this. If you want to scale your business you need to get out of the way. Maybe not the advice you were looking for, but it could be just what you need. In the last seven years, I have consulted with over 200 small business owners. At the same time, I...

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Why I sold my company and lessons learned

Why I sold my company and lessons learned

I was ready to walk away from my business. Sales were flat and so was my motivation and my creativity. I was putting out fires - not growing a business. On top of that, I was going through a divorce that needed my attention.  And now for the happy ending… Instead of...

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How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

How to make more money as a speaker by doing less

Some things in life are delightfully counter-intuitive. Like the most expensive entrees are also the smallest, we equate vulnerability with strength, and exercising when you are tired can give you more energy. Here’s something else that’s counter-intuitive. When you...

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