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Think Tank Tuesday: Jim Carey's Commencement Speech

BY Eddy Hood In Think Tank Tuesday On Jun 10, 2014 With 0 Comments

Jim Carey Commencement SpeechWe scour the Internet every week looking for the very best content for our readers. The goal? Find everything we can to help you build a profitable business that will change the world.  As we dig, we inevitably run across video, pictures or blog posts that are life changing. 

Each Tuesday, we share the very best of what we've found. 

 

The Think Tank Tuesday Award for Best Tip Goes To...

A commencement speech by Jim Carey. That's right. You'll start this video and you won't be able to stop.

Our favorite piece of advice from Jim...

Click to Tweet:  "You can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance and do what you love." - Jim Carey

 


 

Our 3 Runners-Up are:

1.  How to Make a People Growing Machine

Watch this video of John Schnatter, CEO of Papa John's talk about how to make a people-growing machine. 

Our favorite tip from John... 

 Click to Tweet: "You have to have a passion, be best-in-class and have a business model that produces a profit." John Schnatter, CEO of Papa John's

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2.  100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur by James Altucher

There's a lot of great ideas in this post. James has a unique outlook on life and entrepreneurship. If you're not reading his blog, you should be. In this post, he covers quite a bit of useful advice. He's started a lot of companies, failed quickly at many and won big with a few. 

Want to know our favorite rule from James?  

Click to Tweet: "Try to be profitable immediately. Try not to raise money. That money is expensive."  - James Altucher

If you want to check out all of James's rules, and we suggest that you do, click the link below.

Click Here to See all 100 Rules.

3.  An awesome infographic on the cost of unhappy customers.

Have you ever wondered what happens when you upset a customer? This infographic explains it all.  How great is this?

Click Here to See the Full Infographic at Entrepreneur Magazine. 

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This Week's Think Tank Trivia: 

Alright everyone, now it's your turn.  We've got some questions for you. Take some time to think through them and respond with a comment. Let's get a good discussion going so that every CEO that hits this page can walk away with ideas on how to build a more profitable business. 

  1. What was your favorite piece of advice from the Jim Carey commencement speech and why?
  2. Going along with the Papa John's video, where do you see the future of business-to-employee relationships going?
  3. In James's 100 rules of being an entrepreneur, the first one is "It's not fun."  Do you agree?
  4. What are your tips for delighting your fans to avoid creating unhappy customers?

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My name is Eddy Hood. I've coached over 500 businesses on how to become more profitable. I'm the Founder & CEO of Ignite Spot, and I have mad parallel parking skills.

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