• Are you minding your own business?

    Are you minding your own business?

    This article has nothing to do with being a Nosey Nellie, but keep reading.   A lot of people say they want to get ahead financially. But most people don’t have a clue about what that actually mean, much less the steps to take to get there. To succeed in life and in business, you […]

  • Are You Too Smart to Succeed?

    Are You Too Smart to Succeed?

    This title sounds a little weird, doesn’t it? I mean who is too smart to become successful, right? Well, you’d be surprised how many people are amazingly intelligent, but they can’t get ahead because they are too busy standing in their own way. And it is due mainly to their attitude. Don’t you know people […]

  • 5 Rules for Success in the Workplace

    5 Rules for Success in the Workplace

    All of us spend a great deal of our lives working and many of us spend an equal amount of time complaining about our jobs. If we devoted as much time and energy to finding work we enjoy for people we like, or simply doing our jobs to the best of our ability, we might just get […]

  • Earn More: Corporate Consciousness

    Earn More: Corporate Consciousness

    Excuse for Failure:  Too Undeserving Too many people often determine that success just isn’t their right, in the cards, possible, or warranted because they have such low self esteem. But the odd thing about self-esteem is that it is imposed on us by ourselves—not by others. (Perhaps you should re-read that last sentence: Self esteem is imposed […]

  • CORPORATE CONSCIOUSNESS: Do you want to get ahead at work?

    CORPORATE CONSCIOUSNESS: Do you want to get ahead at work?

    Perhaps getting ahead at work is as simple as learning to think like your boss. So often, we believe that we know what we should and shouldn’t be focusing on at work, when in reality we aren’t in the corporate loop. When your boss gives you instructions that you don’t understand or agree with, ask […]

  • CORPORATE CONSCIOUSNESS: Have you counted your Assets lately?

    CORPORATE CONSCIOUSNESS: Have you counted your Assets lately?

    One of the largest barriers separating people from financial success is not understanding how business works.  Every business has to have 2 methods of tallying their worth.  One is the Balance Sheet, which contains assets and liabilities, and the other is the Profit and Loss Statement, which contains income and expenses. If you wish to […]

  • The Fallacy of Minimum Wage

    The Fallacy of Minimum Wage

    In the news recently, there has been a lot of coverage of demonstrators demanding a minimum wage of $15.00 (or whatever) per hour for their jobs.  This movement has 2 problems that I can see: PROBLEM #1:   It implies that the job performed by the worker is worth $15.00 to the business owner. Generally, it […]

  • Last of 6 Easy Steps to Get Ahead Financially

    Last of 6 Easy Steps to Get Ahead Financially

    WANT TO GET AHEAD AND QUIT SPENDING SLEEPLESS NIGHTS WORRYING ABOUT YOUR FINANCES SO MUCH? Step 6:  The 100 year plan Perhaps one of the most important things I’ve learned is that it’s always best to anticipate that your best laid plans will likely go astray—not just maybe go astray—but will probably, in all likelihood, […]

  • 5th of 6 Easy Steps to Get Ahead Financially

    5th of 6 Easy Steps to Get Ahead Financially

     WANT TO GET AHEAD AND QUIT SPENDING SLEEPLESS NIGHTS WORRYING ABOUT YOUR FINANCES SO MUCH? STEP 5:  Get picky. Examine every bill carefully to see if there is some way you can reduce your expenses. Try: Taking your lunch to work instead of buying it. Walking or biking to work instead of driving. Car-pooling with […]

  • 4th of 6 easy steps to get ahead financially

    4th of 6 easy steps to get ahead financially

    Want to get ahead and quit spending sleepless nights worrying about your finances so much? Step 4: Don’t Spend if you Don’t Gain. Find good money deals and avoid expensive transactions. Don’t use debit cards. It’s too easy to forget that you deducted money for this or that and doesn’t give you a true picture […]

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