Do you know what the most difficult thing a human being can do is? It is doing just one thing. That sounds crazy, doesn’t it? But it is true. First of all, you can just heed the Industrial Steel Icon Andrew Carnegie’s words: “Put all of your eggs in one basket and watch that basket.”Continue reading One Thing: The Greatest Challenge and the Greatest Reward
One argument that cynics will tell you about referral marketing business models is that it is unfair because at some point you are going to run out of people. First of all, there are billions of people on earth. About 330 million of them live in the United States, which is a large number untilContinue reading You can never run out of people. The logic of nature.
I have meticulously read and taken notes on the landmark books by Napoleon Hill, “The Law of Success” and “Think and Grow Rich.” There is ONE MAJOR ELEMENT missing in his evaluation of what it takes to be a massive success in business. The high numbers of people it takes to make it possible toContinue reading Napoleon Hill’s Books “The Law of Success” and it’s Little Brother “Think and Grow Rich” Fail to Talk About the One Thing That Made Businesses Possible: The Masses.
In marketing, it is common to use words like “traffic”, “leads”, and “sales”. These are the “Big Three” of what is known as the famous “IPA”. Income producing activities. The concept is a cold statistical way of evaluating what is going on in your business and there is no question that these are vital toContinue reading People, Prospects, Customers, and Partners: The lifeblood of your business.
The recent mess caused by the government shutdown has caused me to revisit a concept that I have reflected on in the past. It is the idea that a part of every healthy household should be a business it is building. But the question is what business? Of course, there are a lot of activitiesContinue reading The American Dream: A business in every household.
I have been struggling with the issue of needing to get a job but also needing the flexibility to be available for the things I have to take care of for quite a while now. Getting a regular job means that I have to report to a “boss” about everything. Whether it be being sick,Continue reading Until your passive income supports your desired lifestyle, how can you build a life of freedom without getting a J.O.B.?
People are reluctant to join things. Especially when it involves paying a monthly fee. That is understandable. Why? Because they know that in order to get their money’s worth that have to actually go and do what that club offers. For someone who wants to become fit, joining a fitness club with all of theContinue reading Joining a Membership for Business is Like Joining a Fitness Club or Golf Club.
This is going to be a bit embarrassing. One of my personal challenges with being successful in building any kind of independent contracting type of income streams is the looming question of taxes. I didn’t know anything about how to turn my income into legitimate businesses. I doubt I am alone. Most of the targetContinue reading What do you do with the income? Taxes and Legal Issues.
“Profits are better than wages.” I heard this quote first from a recording of a Jim Rohn lecture. He learned it from his mentor Earl Schauff. What is the difference really? The difference is in the possibilities. Wages are based on time and there are only so many hours in a day, so many daysContinue reading Profits & Commissions are Better Than Wages.
Sometimes life can be a very anxious experience. Some of it is caused by others, much of it is self-inflicted. Knowing the difference is important because we can change what we do to ourselves, but we have no control over others. There are a couple of areas I believe where you always need to workContinue reading No matter what happens there is always a way to create a compelling future.