Dan has changed the game of the tire business. In 2014 Dan took his love for rubber and hit the road where he created Northwest Tire Worx. Instead of going in and sitting in a waiting room eating stale popcorn Northwest Tire Worx will come to you! That’s right, never again will you have to waste hours of your day at the tire shop, but get your tires changed out will you are at work, or sitting on your couch drinking a beer!
An entrepreneur and a relentless innovator of the real estate industry, Cole Turnbull is the creator of the “Value-Driven Approach to Sell Real Estate,” author of the infamous report, “Frauds, Lies, Cheats & Unethical Scams,” he also founded Coeur d’Alene’s Nurses Only Program®, and is a licensed agent with Century 21Beutler & Associates. Turnbull has been called “provocative and entertaining,” but also “a committed philanthropist” for his mission to raise/donate over $10,000 to local and nurse-related charities each year.
Cole also supports many great national charities too, such as: National Foundation for Transplants, St. Josephs Foundation, Boys and Girls Club, Movember Foundation, Forward Assist Foundation, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation among others.
Cole is a leader in the Coeur d’Alene business community as well, and co-founded ENG (Entrepreneurs Networking Group™) Coeur d’Alene Chapter—an exclusive group of business owners, sales professionals and entrepreneurs, focused on three core pillars of impact: Philanthropy, Business, and Growth!
I realize the image below may look a little Howard Hughes-ish, but there is a method to my madness. And this sketch, if you’re thinking of selling your home, may have a profound and direct impact on your bottom-line profit. You’ll also want to share this with friends and family members that you care about too.
When I set out to study Warren Buffett, his investment philosophy, to find out what made him the world’s greatest investors, and, ultimately, how his methods could be applied to my clients’ home sale—I came stumbled upon a book called Differentiate or Die. This book changed my entire perspective on real estate. Jack Trout was the author. In the book he laid out the fundamental reasons why a business must differentiate from competitors, not just to be successful, but as the key ingredient to thrive in our current era of Killer Competition. Now, admittedly, from a business perspective, this is common sense. Every entrepreneur knows he must differentiate his business. As a mentor once told me, “Nobody needs two left shoes.” In business, if two businesses are the same, then one is dispensable.
But, this got me thinking.Continue Reading …