Inbound Marketing Success Blog

The Price of Freedom for the Entrepreneur

Posted by Andy McClure on Jul 24, 2014 2:46:27 PM

I recently celebrated 5 years as an independent consultant and coach. Well... I moonlighted for some time before that, but it's been five years since I was employed by a company. I wasn't expecting this to be a significant milestone - just another month/quarter/year in which to balance work and life, to balance planning and executing, and to keep growing.

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Topics: entrepreneur, financial freedom, goals, Marketing Strategy & Planning, effective marketing practices, marketing strategy

Movies, Politics, & Business

Posted by Andy McClure on Nov 11, 2008 8:31:16 AM

I have always been enamored with the movies...not so much with the creative aspect, but with the business model.  Look at the credits.  Hundreds of people assembled for a few months (sometimes for a few years) in a sizable organization...all to produce a single end product.  A massive "corporation" of sorts assembled to produce the product, then disassembled, its members to scatter and find their way into other undertakings of similar form.  Fascinating! 
In this political season, I just realized that political campaigns are very similar...massive teams assembled with a singular goal, then disassembled once election day passes.  There is something to be learned from this dynamic.

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Topics: entrepreneur, Maximizing Marketing ROI, Marketing Strategy & Planning, milestones, results, Measuring Results