published by A.J. Horst on Wed, 04/27/2011 - 16:46
Ideas are overrated. Everyone has great ideas. Have you ever said to yourself, “Man, I wish I would have come up with that idea.” I hear people say it all the time about things like Facebook or Netflix. I hear it about my business as well. I also hear people say that they thought of Facebook before Zuckerburg, or Online video renting before Netflix.
published by A.J. Horst on Tue, 04/12/2011 - 19:17
If you’re running a business or planning an event, chances are that you’re going to have to ask others to do certain tasks for you. The main thing to keep in mind when you delegate something is that you will never get exactly what you want out of people. It’s just not going to happen, and you need to be prepared. Here are 5 things you can do to keep your sanity when delegating tasks.
published by A.J. Horst on Thu, 03/31/2011 - 18:13
Chances are if you are putting together an event or you run a business, you're going to have to make a toast or speech. To some, it's terrifying. Other's love it. Either way, there are a few things you can do to make a better speech.
published by A.J. Horst on Fri, 03/25/2011 - 19:24
I was at Wal-Mart a few of months ago to buy Vonage service for our home so we could make unlimited international calls (My wife’s from Peru, so it was important). They had the best deal for the service by giving away a few free handsets along with a Wal-Mart gift card when you sign up in-store. I go up to the counter and this was the experience:
published by A.J. Horst on Tue, 03/22/2011 - 20:54
Have you ever come up with a brilliant idea, and then later completely forgot your epiphany? I know the feeling.
Musicians and authors have this problem all the time. They’ll come up with a great beat, great song, great chapter, or great book idea out of the blue, only to later forget the whole thing. That’s why most of them always carry around pen and notepad. Whenever inspiration comes, they write down the ideas.
published by A.J. Horst on Fri, 03/18/2011 - 18:54
Running a business is much like running an event. One of the biggest similarities is the fact that in both, you have many tasks that need to get done in a very short amount of time. I’ll show you what I do to get things done, and you should be able to use these same techniques to accomplish everything you need to put on an amazing event.
published by A.J. Horst on Thu, 03/10/2011 - 20:47
Our customers generaly buy our photo montages because they want to use it to entertain guests at big events like weddings, retirement parties, graduation parties, etc. One thing I've noticed is that planning for a big event or party is much like running a business. Since I run 3Boost and have started a businesses in the past, I'd like to share some of my insights on how to succesfuly run a business while relating those insights to how they can help putting on an event. Lets explore some of these similarities...