All posts by Matt Landau

The Pole Vault

Recently I’ve found myself using the phrase “pole vault” often in business conversations. Put simply, it’s a technique in which a small business uses a much bigger business to achieve something

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The Logic Chain (aka. Keystone Theory)

In both business and personal spheres, I’ve noticed that the most successful people seem to be the ones who can get those with opposing or unrealistic viewpoints to adopt new understandings and grow. The

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The Big Press Fallacy

The following is a story about a small business owner who chose his clients over fame. By adopting his attitude, you’ll find relief and certitude in your professional journey (and maybe even more

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Starting Something New

One of the biggest secrets I’ve learned about small business success revolves around the moment you first get started and it’s one of those things that when you realize you forgot, it’s

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When It All Comes Tumbling Down

Starting a business today is arguably easier than it has ever been in the history of mankind. But with the rise of platforms that give us unprecedented exposure to potential fans, clients, and guests comes

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What’s The ROI Of Love?

When we’re trying to build a better business or country or community amidst strong opposing viewpoints, we hear the phrase “finding common ground” a lot. But maybe what we’re actually

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90-seconds Of Powerful Advice

I still cannot believe the 90-second video above only has 100-something views. Despite your political leanings, you gotta admit this advice by President Obama to a bunch of young political science students

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This Woman Offers An Entirely New And Brilliant Way To Look At All Your Stuff

Watch this video (above) of Marie Kondo. She’s a Japanese author who has sort of sparked this organizing phenomenon that’s taking over the world. A friend of mine convinced me to read her book

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How To Lose Yourself In The Moment

I often have discussions with friends and colleagues about happiness: how can we craft our personal and professional lives to get ourselves super excited to wake up each and every morning?

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Getting Intimate On A Studio Set In Vancouver

As we grow, we learn things. And as we learn things, we typically want to teach them to others. But when we’re trying to teach them to others, our ability to explain is tested.

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