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Damon Burton

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$10 Goes a Long Way

Gave a guy $10 over the weekend and I can't stop thinking about his reaction. Took the kids up to a resort hotel over the weekend, "just because." Wanted to get out and hang somewhere one more time before school started. Weekend went awesome. Ended up running into a...

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Success is Simple… Support Others

As a leader, a funny thing happens when you take care of employees.  They return the favor and have an interest in taking care of you and supporting the company. Think that goes beyond the world of business and is applicable to mankind... Take care of other humans,...

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Reputations Matter

Just got tagged by half a dozen ballers that do business with multi-million/billion dollar businesses. Pay attention to your results, ethics, and the company you keep. Reputations matter.

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First World Problem Enemies

When you fight your friend instead of welcome different opinions, no matter who is right or wrong in those opinions... you lose.   Being divisive against your friend and fellow human makes you part of the problem, not the solution.   When you blame the other side you...

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History is the ultimate reminder to be grateful.

The pic was posted 12 years ago (2009), but the actual pic was taken in 2006 when the exotic car road rally Gumball 3000 came to the US for the first time ever at the Utah Motorsports Campus. I'm on the right. My friend Jon Harrington is on the left. Celebrity Travis...

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Success is Simple

The more I accomplish, the more people I meet… the more simple success is to see. Didn’t say fast or easy. "Simple." Or, at least, not complicated. Do what you know is right, and stick to it. That's it. Make those hard decisions that take a long time to complete....

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The Scholarship That Never Was

When I was 17 I earned a scholarship to college. Then my family moved and I had to throw it away. Even though I didn't get to attend Davis Technical College, it still holds a special place in my heart because of that scholarship.  I've now been an advisor of their...

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Making easy choices is easy. Making hard choices is right.

Growing pains. Just doubled rates on some of our marketing services at SEO National. As a result, turned down our first client due to the price change. I got big plans and this kind of focused attention and delayed gratification is right to support long-term growth...

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Yesterday, one of my team members messaged me an apology.

They apologized for performance. Didn’t even consider the work. Wanted to make sure he was good, himself. That it wasn’t something deeper, because we all got shit going on. Asked if he was okay. “Yup, never better.” He didn’t do bad. He just wanted to level up. This....

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