Discovering Your Why

10 Ways to Live a More Meaningful Life It can be easy to run through the maze of life without pausing to think of its meaning. Does what I’m doing matter? More importantly, discovering your WHY. Feeling that what you’re doing has a real purpose and meaning that matters to you can make a huge difference in your life. It makes getting up each day the most exciting thing in the world. You can’t wait to get started. Forget trying…

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Criticism: The fire in the forge of great leadership

Much of my time is spent working with entrepreneurs, and I have discovered that many, if not most, are uncomfortable with the role and responsibility of leadership. The typical entrepreneur is someone who has a desire to be financially self-determined, who has enough confidence to try something on their own, and who is willing to take some risks. Most of them are comfortable with the idea of being someone else’s boss. But they would prefer to be a boss without…

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It has been a long road for Markethive .. what is next?

The road has been long, with many obstacles. It has been an emotional journey for many of us involved in Markethive. After becoming involved with Veretekk about 4-5 years ago, I knew that the concept and vision of Markethive was a sure fired winner. There is no argument that it has taken time and had various delays brought on by certain things that I will not go into now .. why? … because I need to concentrate my energy into…

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Resume of Thomas Prendergast

Surfing for the most part was my greatest priority, then I got married. Thats me on a 25 foot peak at Steamers Lane in Santa Cruz around 1976   I was born an artist, musician, innovator and entrepreneur. I had my first business before finishing high school and was professionally selling my oil paintings and artwork at the age of 14.   Although I attended many colleges, it was always interrupted by innovative new ideas into a business that would…

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The Top 15 Insects You Can Eat to Survive

The Top 15 Insects You Can Eat to Survive … and HOW   Which insects can be eaten? In survival it turns out there are many species of edible insects including 3 "creatures" that are not insects but a food source still the same. It's too bad no one told the Donner Party, American pioneers who turned to cannibalism …when they ran out of food     On the CBS hit show Survivor, contestants do some pretty disgusting things to…

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Email Abuse and how to be blacklisted

Just a bit of advice to readers here. In the old days, it was a clever trick to set up an auto-responder trying to push an "opportunity" on your email address account. These are also referred to as "out of office replies". Do not confuse what I am referring to here with real auto-responders, when someone has actually signed-up to receive information from them. This is not liked by most ESP's (Email Service Providers).  Times have changed. Now it is just seen…

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IFRAME

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Psalm 91

As I am posting this, the Lord has said to me, we are in that last calm before a storm of Biblical proportions are gathering to rage across this country. In that revelation, I pray to my Father in Heaven to cover Markethive and all who abide within, in His blood and protection. A mighty fortress is my Lord. OK: Carry on Psalm 91 91 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow…

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Using an e-Newsletter to Grow Your Business – Part II

In my previous blog post — Part I, on this topic, we covered how an e-Newsletter could be a great way to keep in front of your existing customer base. In this blog post, we are going to discuss using an e-Newsletter for your prospects.   There is a whole different strategy involved in using an e-Newsletter to keep in front of your prospects and grow new business. Let’s first reiterate from Part I – some of the points that…

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Using an e-Newsletter to Grow Your Business – Part I

I know, you’re probably saying to yourself – “I barely have time to post on my social media sites, write blog posts and keep up with all the day-to-day tasks that come with owning a business and now, you’re introducing me to one more piece of the puzzle which I need to incorporate into an already overloaded schedule! (LOL) Well, if bringing in new business and attaining your goals isn’t what you really want or need to do in order…

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