Welcome! These are my unfiltered thoughts. I hope to provide some insight and help with your digital marketing. Feel free to follow me on your favorite social network to see more tips like these.
🥅 I've made it a goal to be more engaged and active on LinkedIn.
❺ This is my fifth post this week.
⭐️ TLDR: It works.
I know that it's not about the numbers, but since I'm in the marketing space, I'm fascinated by the numbers :). In one week, the results have been incredible.
My profile views are up 180%
This is a pretty easy platform to get noticed on. It just takes a little bit of effort.
👍🏻 Try it for a week. Write a post every day.
❌ My first business was an absolute failure... 🚫
I grew up in a large family. My Dad, a small business owner and entrepreneur, taught me to work hard and dream big. I remember some of my favorite moments with him were talking about business or coming up with new business ideas.
⚡️ When I was 16, I started a business with a goal to sell and install wind turbines and solar panels. I contacted a manufacturer, and even became an official reseller.
😩 I didn’t sell one wind turbine or solar panel.
🙌🏻 That said, I learned valuable skills. I built a website for my little business. Admittedly, it wasn't a great website, but that was the start to the path that I'm still on today.
🤔 Was it really a failure? I guess it depends on how you define success and failure. What metrics do you use to measure them?
Tell me about some of your "failures"! 👇🏻
#failure #success #entrepreneurship #jacobsthoughts #jmhmedia #successquest
What Matters Most?
🤔 Last night, I had an experience that really made me think about this question.
👨🏼💻 I’m always busy working on something. In fact, you could say that I’m a bit of a workaholic. Even when I’m not working, I try to be efficient and productive.
🌙 Last night, my daughter did not want to go to bed. She was making up excuse after excuse, and would say anything to get out of bedtime.
💋 Every time I tried to grab her to take her to bed, she would run to my wife and say that she needed another kiss.
🤗 I kept trying to grab her, but then my wife said something profound. “She’s not going to want to cuddle with me like this forever…”
✅ I was so focused on “completing the task” that I didn’t take the time to BE PRESENT. The thing that matters the most to me is my family, but were my actions reflecting this?
❓ Do your actions reflect your priorities? I’d love to hear your thoughts :)
#successquest #success #family #priorities #mostimportant
🚫 Don’t get so focused on success that you don’t see it right in front of you! 😳
I’m always wanting more. In part, that’s what makes me an entrepreneur. I have a burning desire to succeed, and work my tail off to do so.
That said, sometimes I’m so focused on the hustle and pursuit of success that I fail to celebrate and recognize the small wins.
🙏 Take time to be grateful.
📈 Think about where you were a year or even five years ago.
🎉 Celebrate the small wins.
Take care! :)