Category: Articles

Process Yields Progress

by Nick Nanton, Esq. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu I am willing to bet that almost every single one of you reading this chapter has read the above quote – or had it quoted to you – in the course of your life. You’re starting college […]

Written by on August 1, 2010

Throw The Book At ‘Em!

By: Nick Nanton, Esq. & J.W. Dicks, Esq. I entered the huge chain bookstore, hoping my guilty expression wouldn’t give me away. Then I furtively disappeared between two large shelves of books in the back, making sure no store employees were looking at me. I eyed the area around me one more time – no […]

Written by on July 29, 2010


By Nick Nanton, Esq. “Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.” ~ Richard Bach What really ignites our passion for our business? What fires up our ambition and causes us to make crucial decisions about what career paths we want to follow – and what level of success we want […]

Written by on July 26, 2010

Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Direct Mail Response Rates

Some of you will laugh at the very thought of direct mail, but I can assure you, it’s a great source of connecting with prospects and existing customers allike. Particularly in our overly-junked-up-email world where people tend to pillage their inboxes and delete anything that doesn’t require a personal response. People respond completely differently to […]

Written by on September 8, 2009

Real Examples of Business Success Using Social Media

Peter Shankman built his business, (“HARO” for short) first by creating a fan page on Facebook, this is basically like starting a group. The concept was that Peter knew lots of reporters, and he wanted to “help them out” by providing good expert sources for journalists to help them write their articles. Well, the […]

Written by on July 9, 2009

4 Websites to Incorporate into Your Business Today – Named after the photo books that are given out at some universities and prep schools to incoming students and faculty to help them get to know each other, Facebook started as a way for classmates to connect at Harvard but eventually expanded to include anyone over the age of 13. Facebook is a […]

Written by on July 9, 2009


Steve Martin’s first huge comedy album was called, “Let’s Get Small.”  I think that title is actually great advice for a business, particularly a big company.  Because I find that the bigger they are, the worse they are at the small, but really important things that make it easier to do a deal with them.  […]

Written by on May 29, 2009