Read 20 Free Excerpts of the #1 Bestselling “Cowbell Principle”

final front cover ony outlineThe Cowbell Principle went to #1 bestseller in three categories and #1,209 overall on Kindle! Buy it today for just $2.99 on Kindle. Anyone can read a Kindle on most major smartphones, tablets and computers with their free apps- click to get yours.

We’ve partnered to get 20 key excerpts out there for you to read for free. Take a look and read one!

We’re super grateful to know so many amazing authors, speakers, entrepreneurs and bloggers… those below are both amazing people and generous, too.

10 Critical Rules for Brainstorming – posted on’s blog by Lynette Young
Analytics And The Limits Of Knowledge – on Scott Monty’s blog
How Emergencies & Tragedies Create Innovation – on Adele Cehr’s Epic PR blog
How Playing Your Cowbell Will Make Billions of People Want You – on Joel Comm’s blog
How To Be Uniquely Valuable – on the Internet Marketing Ninjas blog- thanks to Jim Boykin and Ann Smarty!
How To Get More Results Out Of Yourself! – on Alex Harris’s blog
How to Get So Much Career Momentum You’ll Always Have Work – on The Huffington Post
How To Keep Fear From Ruining Your Career – on Maddie Grant’s SocialFish
How To Succeed By Defying Mediocrity – on Thom Singer’s blog
How To Supercharge Your Career & Marketing With The Innovation Mindset – on Garrison Wynn’s website
Is Your Talent A Cowbell or a Bagpipe? – on Christina Dave’s PR For Anyone
The Perfect Team Is Not Perfect – on Social Media Explorer, thanks Jay Kelly and Heather Dopson!
What Google Trends Can Do For Your Career – on Jay Baer’s Convince & Convert, thanks also to Jess Ostroff!
When The Dumbest Idea Is The Best One – on SEOchat, thanks Ann Smarty!
The Secret of How Geniuses Innovate – on Bryan Kramer’s Blog
Why Irrational Optimism Makes So Much Sense – on PrideStaff’s Blog
Why Success Requires Sacrifice – also on PrideStaff’s Blog
Why We Undervalue Our Biggest Talents – on Charlie Poznek’s The Boomer Business Owner
Why You Need To Know “The Why” Of Your Business Or Career – on Kerri Konik’s Brandscape Atelier
Even The Super-Loner Batman Had a Mentor… Why Don’t You? – on Raven Tools’ blog, thanks Jon Henshaw and Nicolette Beard!
Why We Should Thank All The Haters – on Kim Garst’s blog



Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets People Have on Their Deathbeds

This wisdom has been all over the Internet. I’ve been playing with book cover ideas recently and thought this might make a nice graphic. I also added in what I think are the solutions to each regret… as simply as possible. Let me know what you think.

top 5 regrets

By the way, I think the second one is funny, because I can imagine someone on their deathbed saying “I wish I didn’t work so hard,” and their manager standing there and going, “Well, you really didn’t.”

I don’t identify with that one because I’ve found ways to make work something I love, something that integrates my passions and talents.

Or I’m just a 40 year old who’s foolish himself ;-p

How to Achieve Greatness In Three Easy Steps


That’s all there is to it! 😉 No, really, I’m serious. Read it and do it. If you want more than this, maybe you prefer lots of information and little action. :-p This is about lots of action.