About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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What do Dirty Dishes and Your Next Goal Have in Common?

Dirty Dishes

When you think about your next goal in life, do you think about dirty dishes?  Normally I don’t either, but tonight is different.  Here’s the problem.  I have a lot I would like to do each day, but there’s always something in the back of my mind – there are dishes to do.  It doesn’t […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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A Job, a Career or a Calling?

I Love my Job

This past weekend I spent some time interviewing for a spot in a program I would like to be a part of.  One of my interviewers asked me an interesting question.  He wanted to know what I thought the difference was between a job, a career and a calling.  I want to share with you […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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The One and Only Secret to Success

Secret to Success

If you enjoy my content and would like to see more, please support me in the ‘Surviving the Blog’ competition by signing up for my mailing list.  Your e-mail will be kept sacred and you’ll rarely hear from me, I promise!  Sign up here. The world hasn’t known a greater pursuit than the pursuit of […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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Putting the Power in Power Naps

Power Naps

Some days it seems that from the minute we wake up we’re fighting the urge to go back to sleep again.  Whether working late, driving long trips, stuck in the middle of a project or working around the house, a power nap can be the energizer you need to give yourself a boost to the […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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Facing Your Goliaths

David by Michelangelo

Every day we face challenges. Some are easily overcome while others may cause us to shrink back in defeat. Some days it may very well feel as if we are David facing down the terrifying Goliath. When faced with such insurmountable odds how can we face these challenges and win?   David vs. Goliath For […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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39 Actions to Take Today for a Winning Attitude

Winning Attitude

We’ve all had those days where we seem to have just woken up on the wrong side of the bed.  Maybe you can’t explain it or maybe you know exactly what’s causing it, but bad moods can affect every aspect of our lives and the lives of those around us.  Use these quick tips to […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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It’s Not Over Until it’s Over

Never Give Up!

How often do we find ourselves giving up when all seems lost?  When defeat is knocking at the door, do we shrink and accept our fate?  Who decides that failure is the only possible outcome?  What if at the last second we are able to turn the tables and rally your troops to victory?  Will […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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The Most Beautiful Thing You Will Never See

Violin

We’ve all seen them – musicians playing for spare change on the street corners all over the world.  In most large cities you’ll find them anywhere there’s a large amount of foot traffic like train and subway stations and around popular tourist traps.  On the morning of January 12th, 2007 the commuters in L’Enfant Plaza […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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War – What is it good for? Some Dang Good Speeches!

Charge!

Why is it that when characters in our favorite movies are up against a powerful enemy, there’s always an ensuing motivational speech that leads them to victory?  I don’t know, but I love it!  When you’re feeling down or when you need to get pumped up, just take a look at a few of my […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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Lifetime Lessons from a Marathon

Marathon Lessons

In 2009 I ran the Lake Tahoe marathon.  It began the year before while watching a cousin of mine run the same event.  I thought “I can do that!” and so my training began.  I dragged out the training for a year, gradually increasing the distance I ran.   The event came, and I successfully finished!  […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.