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Damon Burton

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Teaching Kids Entrepreneurship

Proud of my kids. Teaching them to flip on eBay. This is round two. First round they invested about $75 for about $1k profit. Still playing around. For consistency in them selling (and also not spending all day in a thrift store), been focusing on collectible toys....

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Social Media Restraint

Someone I respect recently made a post I disagree with. Even their own historical posts contradict what they said. Know what I did about it? Nothing. Nothing at all. And we’ll still be friends. Arguing on social media is more about virtue signaling than actual...

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Failures for Inspiration

Other people's failures have taught me more than their successes. ❌ My last employer, with a beautiful wife and kids, was sentenced to three decades in federal prison. From him, it solidified not being greedy, avoiding shortcuts, the value of the long-play, and family...

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Giving Gifts

6'ish weeks ago I bought a bunch of gifts for a cool cause. Other than me commenting on the post that asked for help, kept the donation pretty anonymous.  In fact, the guy that founded the cause looked over at my family sitting on the floor and asked if my kids chose...

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Social Media Pettiness

I don't know these people, but still helped them. A few weeks ago a friend asked if I'd donate money to buy food for those in need overseas. These pics were their update of the results. Moments like this put the pettiness of social media in perspective for me. If a...

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Bad Luck vs Bad Excuses

May not be your choice for the circumstances you were given, but only your choices can keep you stuck there. Bad luck can be blamed for so long before it becomes bad excuses.  

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Leveling Up Your Team Until They Leave

Wanting nothing but the best for others is bitter-sweet when you're willing to continue to level up your team until they graduate to bigger and better things, sometimes literally graduate. One of my team members just passed her exams and is now officially a registered...

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Secret to Success

Want to know the secret of how some seem to have it all figured out? Why do some business owners see silver linings through difficulties?  Because customers don’t trust your words, they trust your actions, commitments and... your energy. It's your energy that impacts...

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Institutionalized Work is Dying

People are taking back control or standing up for labor they love and work conditions the believe in. Are all of them right? Definitely not. But the movement is a beautiful thing. The part I find fascinating in the movement is people seeking who they are. Where they...

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