Australian body builder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet

Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old bodybuilder, was found unconscious on June 19 in her Mandurah, Western Australia, apartment, according to CNN affiliate Australia News 7. Days later, Hefford was pronounced dead. Only after her death did her family learn that Hefford, the mother of a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, had a rare genetic disorder … Continue reading Australian body builder with rare disorder dies eating high-protein diet

Five Steps to a Strategic Plan

It’s hard to accomplish anything without a plan. Whether you’re coaching a football team, cooking Thanksgiving dinner, or running a small business, you need a strategic plan.A strategic plan looks at all the things your small business could do and narrows it down to the things it is actually good at doing. A strategic plan … Continue reading Five Steps to a Strategic Plan

What Is A 360 Deal In The Music Industry

What Is A 360 Deal?There was a time when record contracts were much simpler. In the past, labels only took a cut of record sales and other revenue generating activities they were directly involved in. That’s not what a 360 contract is.A 360 deal entitles the record label to a percentage of earnings from everything … Continue reading What Is A 360 Deal In The Music Industry

How do I know what to invest in?

You're not the only one feeling overwhelmed by the tens of thousands of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds out there.A lot of young people who are new to the investing game feel so intimidated by all the choices, that they shy away from investing altogether. But avoiding your 401(k), or keeping all your … Continue reading How do I know what to invest in?

How to Overcome the Fear of Success

Entrepreneurs are known for being risk takers. We jump in with both feet knowing we could fail. And when we do fail, it doesn’t keep us from jumping in with both feet again. There is no fear of failure. Failure just means we need to try something different.Fear of success? Now THAT'S the doozy.Working with … Continue reading How to Overcome the Fear of Success

Here’s How Your Attitude Affects Your Success

A positive attitude goes a long way.Your attitude defines and delimits your level of success. If you have a generally lousy attitude, you'll never really be successful. If you have a generally upbeat attitude, however, you'll always achieve at least some level of success.Your attitude determines how you interpret what events mean. Take obstacles, for example. Everyone who pursues … Continue reading Here’s How Your Attitude Affects Your Success