Simple Tips For Business Success, Seth Godin, Word Genius and more . . . (Five Things For The Week – 6/25/2023)

1 – Thanks To Those Who Picked Up A Copy Of New Book . . . 

. . . that was published under the Business Questions Answered Here brand. If you have not gotten a copy of Simple Tips For Business Success, you can get it for Kindle or in paperback at

2 – Listen To The Source . . . 

. . . and subscribe to the “Two Minute Business Wisdom“ podcast. It is not meant to be a weekly epiphany but a source of solid advice that is quick to understand and implement. Find it wherever your pods are cast. 

3 – Get To Know Seth Godin . . . 

. . . who is one of my inspirations for how I run my businesses. And he offers new inspiration daily on his blog, published daily since 2022.

4 – Catch Up On Your Reading . . . 

. . . and do it at warp speed by using the Blinkist app. It’s the perfect source for books for people who love to learn, busy people who don’t have time to read, and even people who aren’t into reading.

5 – Beef Up Your Vocabulary . . .

. . . by subscribing to the daily newsletter from Word Genius. It more than just a word-of-the-day website. It offers insight and histories of words you are more likely to use in regular conversation.

The Next Gold Rush?

There were three main ways to strike it rich during the gold rush: be early to find gold and stake a claim, stumble upon a larger claim of gold on land that everyone just happened to miss or sell shovels and pans.

So far, there are three obvious ways to successfully use AI for your business: be the first to find a creative way to exploit it, stumble upon some previously discarded attempt and somehow make it work, or sell courses on the best ways to use AI.

Using Your Natural Advantages

Using your natural advantages is a crucial component of achieving success in life. Everyone has unique skills, talents, and abilities that they can leverage to their advantage. The key is to identify what those advantages are and then put them to use in a way that benefits you.

One of the first steps in using your natural advantages is to identify what they are. This can be done through self-reflection, talking to others, or taking assessments. Once you clearly understand your strengths and abilities, you can begin to think about how to use them in your life.

One way to use your natural advantages is to find a career that aligns with them. For example, if you are naturally creative, you may want to consider a career in the arts or design. If you are naturally analytical, you may want to consider a career in finance or data analysis. By choosing a career that aligns with your natural advantages, you will be more likely to enjoy your work and succeed.

Another way to use your natural advantages is to develop them further. Many people have a natural talent for something, but they may have yet to have the opportunity to develop it fully. By developing your natural advantages, you will be able to take your skills and abilities to the next level.

Finally, using your natural advantages can also help you in your personal life. For example, if you are a naturally outgoing person, you may enjoy organizing social events for your friends and family. If you are a naturally empathetic person, you may enjoy volunteering or helping others.

Using your natural advantages is an important step towards achieving success in life. By identifying your natural advantages, aligning them with your career, developing them further, and using them in your personal life, you will be able to create a fulfilling and successful life for yourself.

Talk To Everyone Like A Friend

Friendship is an important aspect of life. It is a bond shared by people who exhibit similar feelings and interests. A true friend is one who feels happy for our success, who feels sad for our failures, fights with us for silly things and hugs us the next second, gets angry on us when we do any mistakes. Friendship is all about having true friends who can understand us without the need for us to speak.

Likewise, when it comes to talking to others, it is important to approach conversations as if the other person is a friend. By doing so, we create an environment of trust and understanding that can lead to more productive and meaningful conversations. When we talk to people like a friend, we demonstrate that we care about their feelings and perspectives, and they are more likely to be open and honest with us in return.

However, it is important to remember that talking to everyone like a friend doesn’t mean that we should be overly familiar or disregard professional boundaries. It’s important to find a balance that is appropriate for the situation.

Friendship is an essential aspect of a happy life and when we talk to others like a friend, it helps to create trust and understanding.