Category: Entrepreneur

Out With The Old, In With The New
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Out With The Old, In With The New

This morning, the rebranding phrase for my company and its associated brands was completed. And I couldn’t think of a better way to “put a stamp on it” than the following three image sequence: Learn More About My Companies & Brands: Tony Schwartz Productions The Puget Sound Photo Booth Co. PLAY Event Rentals Tony Schwartz: Wedding MC & DJ

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Introducing PLAY Event Rentals
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Introducing PLAY Event Rentals

I’ve been working on a secret project for about five months now, and yesterday I finally revealed it to the world: the rebrand of Puget Sound Pro Audio Rental to PLAY Event Rentals, or PLAY for short. It’s been a long, grueling process and I’ll admit it: I totally underestimated how much work would go […]

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Lessons I
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Lessons I’ve Learned As I Transition To A Paperless Home & Office

Over the past two months, I’ve focused less on my blog and more on getting my house and office in order, so to speak. One of my main goals – and as I’ve come to discover,  an extremely time-consuming endeavor for an entrepreneur like myself  – was to make the switch in 2017 to a completely paperless […]

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Meet My New Hero in Business: U.S. Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink
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Meet My New Hero in Business: U.S. Navy SEAL, Jocko Willink

While preparing for this weekend’s events in my shop yesterday, I was listening to The Steve Austin Show, one of the usual Thursday podcasts I enjoy. On this particular episode, Steve was interviewing Jocko Willink, a retired U.S. Navy SEAL who now speaks around the world to CEOs about leadership and why discipline is paramount to success in […]

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Every Day: The Motivational Video Every Entrepreneur Must Watch
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Every Day: The Motivational Video Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

I woke up this morning thinking about this video entitled “The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Seconds” by Patrick Bet-David. I don’t know anything about Mr. Bet-David, but I do know, that at only 100 seconds, it’s one of my favorite motivational videos on YouTube. The message applies to every entrepreneur out there, no […]

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I Highly Recommend: The #AskGaryVee Book
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I Highly Recommend: The #AskGaryVee Book

This morning the postman brought me a package I’ve eagerly awaited: Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book, The #AskGaryVee Book. If you are an entrepreneur, you must buy this book. Period.

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Hustle
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Hustle & Be You

That image above? It’s what I believe is the “secret” to success. It took me four years to learn it and fully understand it. Marketers, gurus, industry experts, pretty much anyone who puts up a Facebook Dark Post with a “secret strategy”? They have something they want to sell you. Very little has value. Nearly all of […]

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I Do My Best Work At Night
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I Do My Best Work At Night

Ever since I was little, I’ve despised getting up early. I remember when I was attending Aylen Junior High and the first class of the day started at 7:45 am. AB-SO-LUTELY BRUTAL.

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