Driven, finding myself on the road to success.

My book "Driven" is here! I want to invite you all to pick up your copy and read my journey from the age of 13 when I had nothing more than a vision and determination to own a car, this one car in particular. I have found a pattern of thinking that has worked for [...]

5 things every home builder needs to know

How to diversify and succeed:  5 things every home builder needs to know  Join me October 12, 2017 at 9am at the 21st Century Building Expo & Conference in Charlotte, NC.   How expanding your building business into the home repair and systems replacement market can reciprocate and help you sell more homes.  In 2008 when [...]

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PODCAST: Diversification in Business

Diversification in Business show notes: What are some of the things that need overcoming?  You cannot consider diversification if you are not successful in your primary business.  You have to get good at what you are doing now.  A lot of people look at diversification as adding on to their business that isn't doing so [...]

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PODCAST: What is Chickie Doo?

What is Chickie Doo?   Let's chat with Haley and Alexa my daughters who are 10 and 12 years old tell us about their new startup business!  The Adventures of Chickie Doo!   Podcast notes: Everything is not going to work out.  Business is not easy just because you are working for yourself.  You will [...]

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PODCAST: Skilled trades gap

The Skilled Trades Gap is at an all time low in the country!   I know a plumber who has 8 trucks, a nice RV, $500k house paid for, put his 3 kids through college with cash, has a house in Outer Banks on the beach.   The attitude that if you don't go to [...]

Duane Cotton – My Story

Duane Cotton - My story   I wanted to share my story - where I have been and where I am going.  What you do today will determine your tomorrow.   Growing up I had a good life.  But I was feeling insignificant from an early age of about 10-11 years old.  I had a lot [...]

Moving on

  You need to make changes when you do not get the results you want. I am moving on from my weekly radio show "At home with Duane Cotton". We are moving forward with my podcast on Business, coaching and promoting the trades industry and how to tie in the massive wealth that can be [...]

Want to raise your income? then raise your skill level.

I hear the news everyday telling us that if you want to make a lot of money, you just have to get lucky. If you want to make what is considered to be the culturally acceptable amount of money, (you know that amount just over the poverty line, far enough away to be able to [...]