Archive for April 2012

Set Your Passive Income Goal

As we transition into the how-to aspect of passive income creation, let’s begin by having you set a goal for what you want to accomplish here. Why are you reading this series? Is it just for entertainment’s sake? Do you hope to learn something that you might apply later? Or do you actually want to…

The End Game of Passive Income

Let’s talk about the reality of what it’s like to create streams of passive income and how it compares to working at a regular job. What I’ll share here may surprise you. With a typical job, you’re more or less directly trading your working hours for dollars. You may receive an hourly wage, a salary,…

What Is Passive Income?

I want to kick off this passive income series by clarifying what I mean by passive income. I prefer to define passive income fairly broadly as revenue you earn even when you aren’t actively working. Another name for passive income is residual income. By contrast active income is money that stops coming to you when…

Passive Income Series

In the weeks ahead, I’ll be blogging an extended series on how to earn passive income. Passive income is money that comes to you even when you’re not actively working, such as royalties, investment income, and revenue from automated business systems. I started earning passive income in the 1990s by creating, selling, and licensing computer…

“I Don’t Know How” Is Not a Valid Excuse

When you say something like this: I wish I could write better, but my writing skills aren’t very good. … many intelligent, self-directed people are actually hearing this: I wish I could write better, but I’m too lazy and undisciplined to do anything about it. I also have low self-esteem, which prevents me from believing…

The Ultimate Rice Bowl

More than 5 years in the making… the long awaited sequel to How to Cook Brown Rice is finally here! The Ultimate Rice Bowl is my own special recipe for a delicious vegan/vegetarian meal. It’s the perfect blend of warm, chewy, crunchy, and savory. It’s also very easy to make — no special cooking skill…

Why Are You Hiding?

In case you thought it was for real, my previous post about the Domination-Submission Workshop was indeed an April Fools joke. Anyone who clicked on the “Register Now” button would have seen the “April Fools” message. I still think the phony D/s workshop sales page was pretty awesome. 🙂 I also had way too much…

New Domination-Submission Workshop

Originally I had planned to hold off on doing any new workshops till the Fall, but I got inspired by an idea for a new one, and I know from experience that it’s important to take action when inspiration strikes. This idea also meshes nicely with the social expansion I’ve been enjoying lately. I’d normally…