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Damon Burton

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Feeling like a million bucks

"Mom, I love you." Says my 4 year old daughter. I ask her, "Do you love me, too?" "Yes. But when you’re gone I don’t miss you that much." 🙄

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Lessons in Flipping on eBay Continue

Entrepreneurism and flipping on eBay continue with my son. After he finished taking pictures of his products, we went over economics of price points and profit margins. We visited the post office, FedEx and UPS today to learn about varying shipping costs before he...

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How to Leverage Customer Feedback in Evergreen Ways

Any time I get feedback from customers I try to document it and add to processes. Doesn't matter if it's positive, negative, or neutral. There's always value in feedback, and I always try to make that value evergreen. Recently expanded this approach to leverage what...

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The Freedoms in Doing Things right

Sitting with my wife at our kid's basketball game thinking about how doing the right thing is amazing. Freedom not to hide. Freedom to ask. Freedom to grow. Boys night out? Any time, because my wife trusts me. Girls night out? Any time, because I trust her. Not just...

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Win Some, Lose Some

Reflecting on the other day that was equally parts amazing and sucky. 16 hour day. Woke up at 5:30 am. Worked until kids woke up around 7:30 am. Hung out with them for an hour before they went to school. Worked straight through until kids got out early today around...

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Agree or Not, You Have a Reputation

Whether you do it intentionally or you're oblivious to it, you have a reputation.  It's built with every word you say and action you take. Was recently messaged by someone that I'd never met before (image #1). They were appreciative of the opportunity to follow and...

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21 year old new entrepreneur just sent me this pic

Same kid that made $2500 on his first deal. Pure gold. He's reading my best-selling book on SEO. (free download here) I can see on his computer a spreadsheet template he downloaded that I provide for free in the book. Going to the gym isn't sexy, but looking sexy is...

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Being Cheap is Expensive

Instead of paying $50 for an oil change I pay $80 to have someone come to my house. I “lose” $30 but gain twenty minutes by not having to drive there, another twenty minutes driving back, and the hour twiddling my thumbs waiting at the shop in between. That allows me...

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Sad Time For Kids

This is disheartening to read as a parent. We're raising our kids to be conditioned into compliance. "I'm sorry for being loud in the lunchroom." Not specifically because it's my 7, among the softest kids you'll ever meet, that wrote it. "Dad, I wasn't even being...

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