The instructions are simple, basic, and have been around for millennia. Every so often they are repackaged for a new generation. One of the best in modern times is The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason. More recently they have been wrapped up in the latest pop-spiritual and New Age trends. But regardless… Continue reading How to Grow a Money Tree
‘Bout Free Milk and a Cow
Ralph listened patiently as the guy asked his question. When he was finished, Ralph gave him an excellent answer (“wow, I never thought of that…”.) When the guy asked Ralph a follow-up, Ralph politely handed the gentleman his card. Then Ralph asked the guy to give him a call on Monday — after the weekend… Continue reading ‘Bout Free Milk and a Cow
So How Do You Make Money from That…?
There’s this crazy misconception that I spend a lot of time trying to correct. It revolves around businesses making money. You see, they do. No really, I mean it. I know there are lots of “businesses” out there giving stuff away for free, or using a “non-traditional model.” But generally, one of the definitions of… Continue reading So How Do You Make Money from That…?
Should the “Free” In Freelance Refer To the Price?
“When is it okay to work for free…?” I get asked this a lot. The simple answer is “never,” but there’s more to it than that. See, there are some unscrupulous companies out there who like to take advantage of the newly self-employed — especially freelancers. They offer you “a great opportunity to build your… Continue reading Should the “Free” In Freelance Refer To the Price?
If You Want To Be Rich, You Have To Know What The Heck It Means
“By losing your goal, you have lost your way.” ~ Kahlil Gibran Do you want to be rich? Awesome… then what’s “rich?” Maybe you just want to be comfortable. Well, do you know what “comfortable” means? One thing I’ve noticed from working with new and aspiring home-based entrepreneurs is there is often a lack of… Continue reading If You Want To Be Rich, You Have To Know What The Heck It Means