The Most Important Lesson

by Stephen Hilgart, Director of Marketing and Conference Operations When I first started out as an entrepreneur, I was lucky enough to be introduced to some amazing mentors. One man, by the name of Jim Rohn, played a huge influence in my personal philosophy. Today, I’d like to share one of his most important lessons. […]

I Have Seen the Promised Land…

by Steve Hilgart, Director of Conference Operations It seemed impossible. I couldn’t travel the world and experience all life has to offer… After all – I was working 16-18 hour days, 7 days a week. And it wasn’t the right time anyways – I had only met this nut case (Bobby Casey) a few years […]

Are You Boring as Hell?

The past 2 weeks have been quite the roller coaster. I just got back 2 days ago from a 10 day trip to Miami. Each year for several days I meet with one of the most interesting and unique groups of entrepreneurs from around the world. It all started many years ago when about 50 […]

Are You an Un-Patriotic, Immoral Tax Cheat?

For those of you that follow the stock market, you certainly are aware that Facebook went public yesterday at $38 per share giving the company a valuation of approximately $100B or about 100x earnings. Imagine if you were to buy a local small business – like a car repair shop. This shop earns about $100k […]

American Asset Protection…Really?

You are probably reading the title thinking I have lost my mind. Your thoughts are probably something like this; “He promotes offshore asset protection as a necessity in these tumultuous times. How can he rationally recommend asset protection structures in the US?” While it is true, I do think offshore companies, offshore banking, offshore trusts […]

Happy Legal Theft of Americans Day – 79th Anniversary

Yesterday I had an interesting debate regarding a post I put on Facebook (yes, I know it’s the destruction of privacy, Satan, mark of the beast, blah blah). Many of you may have seen it if we are already connected there, but for those of you that haven’t seen it, this presents a disturbing trend […]

How to Boil a Frog, by Politicus Bumpkiss

How to boil a frog, by Politicus Bumpkiss: Allow many tax breaks to expire quietly like; Alternative minimum tax (AMT) — A series of temporary legislative “patches” over the last several years has prevented a dramatic increase in the number of individuals subject to the AMT–essentially a parallel federal income tax system with its own […]