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One Week On, One Week Off

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

If you’d like to boost your productivity far beyond the results you get with the 9-to-5 grind, an interesting alternative work schedule to consider is the One Week On, One Week Off approach. Instead of working week after week, you alternate between one intensive work week followed by one vacation/personal week. This method isn’t very […]

2010 Focus

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Happy New Year! Around this time of year, I like to decide upon a primary focus for the upcoming year. I’ve held to this practice for several years now, and it’s never failed to stimulate major breakthroughs within the area of focus. I like to blog about my annual focus publicly because it helps solidify […]

SBI Buy One Get One Free Holiday Special

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

SBI is currently offering a special buy one get one free holiday promotion. This is their best offer of the year. This is an extra optional bonus where you can get a second SBI subscription for a friend or relative (or even yourself) for FREE instead of the regular $299 price. This offer is only good […]

Save $100 on CGW Through December 15th

Monday, December 14th, 2009

The $100 early registration discount for the next Conscious Growth Workshop expires at midnight on December 15th. This workshop will be held January 15-17, 2010 at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Dozens of people have already registered, including many return attendees from the previous CGW, so it’s great to know that we’ll have another amazing […]

A Fixed Income Is a Sucker Bet

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Do you live on a fixed income, earning the same amount of money paycheck after paycheck? Maybe you pick up a cost of living adjustment or a raise now and then (or suffer a pay cut or reduction in hours), but barring any major changes like getting promoted, fired, or laid off, is your income […]

How to Network With Busy People – Part 12

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

This is a continuation of the “How to Network With Busy People” series. The first post in the series can be found here. Continuing on with our tips… Communicate like a human being, not a marketer. If your email looks even remotely like spam, expect that busy people will treat it as such. If an […]

How to Network With Busy People – Part 11

Monday, August 10th, 2009

This is a continuation of the “How to Network With Busy People” series. The first post in the series can be found here. Continuing on with our tips… Don’t apologize for reaching out. Never begin your first contact with an apology. Every week people send me emails that begin with phrases like, "Sorry to bother […]

How to Network With Busy People – Part 10

Friday, August 7th, 2009

This is a continuation of the “How to Network With Busy People” series. The first post in the series can be found here. Continuing on with our tips… Meet in person. It’s hard to create much of a connection with someone via email. Email just isn’t expressive enough. Email is communication stripped of its emotional […]

How to Network With Busy People – Part 9

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

This is a continuation of the “How to Network With Busy People” series. The first post in the series can be found here. Continuing on with our tips… Offer genuine friendship, not neediness. This idea is more about attitude than actions. Busy people are so accustomed to being approached by people who want to vamp […]

How to Network With Busy People – Part 8

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

This is a continuation of the “How to Network With Busy People” series. The first post in the series can be found here. Continuing on with our tips… Don’t misinterpret short replies. Busy people often send very curt replies to emails they receive. Don’t misinterpret one-line replies like "Fine, let’s do it," "No thanks," "Not […]