Career & Work Category Archive

Disruptive Innovation

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

I must admit that I enjoy seeing the disruptive ripples that the Internet inflicts upon traditional business models. The old models do their best to fight to survive. For example, New Jersey recently banned Tesla from selling its cars in the state, mainly so the state’s inefficient auto dealerships won’t have to compete with Tesla’s direct […]

Business Is a Social Game

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

If you want to be an effective entrepreneur, I’d say you should have at least 10 good friends who are already successful entrepreneurs. If that sounds like a lot to you, I’d say that something is very wrong with your mindset. Few entrepreneurs succeed in isolation. Business is a social game. I’d estimate that about […]

Be an Apprentice for 5 Months

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

If the following four items apply to you, then you might appreciate this post, which is about a special coaching program. Otherwise, if you don’t qualify for all four, there’s no need to read the rest. You’d rather be self-employed than work for someone else. You recognize that you could significantly increase your income by […]

How to Build a Strong Work Ethic

Monday, February 24th, 2014

There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work. – Charles Spurgeon If you’ve been stuck in a lazy rut lately, here are some suggestions to get yourself working productively. 1. Accept that many results require hard work. Remind yourself of the simple causality chain from decision to action to […]

10 Reasons You Should (Maybe) Get a Job

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

1. You’re stupid. 2. You’re desperate. 3. You’re hungry. 4. You’re scared. 5. You’re unimaginative. 6. You’re brainwashed. 7. You’re a people pleaser. 8. You love taxes. 9. You’re 30 and living with your parents. 10. You’ve earned a degree in student debt. Or you could skip the job and change the world instead.

Free Business Coaching for Lightworker Entrepreneurs

Monday, February 10th, 2014

If you’re interested in starting and growing a lightworker-style business where you get paid to create positive ripples in the world, here are some free resources from top business coach Ryan Eliason to get you off to a strong start. First, Ryan’s new ebook The 10 Best Ways To Get Paid for Changing The World is […]

Free Training – Get Paid to Change the World

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Is it possible to build a business that serves the greater good AND earns good money at the same time? Of course it’s possible. I’ve been doing it for many years, and many of my friends — and readers — are in the same boat. We love the idea of making the world a better […]

December 2013 Updates

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Here are some updates and announcements to polish off 2013. This past year was one of my best ever in terms of personal growth and lifestyle enjoyment, so I’m in a pretty bouncy mood as I share this… SBI Buy One Get One Free Special – Extended Through January 6, 2014 In case you didn’t […]

Never Put Profits First

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Most ideas I learned from business books were useless. The rest were downright harmful. Intuition and experimentation have been the best guides. The #1 assumption business books tend to make is that the purpose of running a business is to earn and increase profits. Some books really hammer on this point, as if you’re an […]

Lifestyle Connect – Sep 28 in Bucharest, Romania

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Here’s a pleasant surprise for anyone in or near Bucharest, Romania this Saturday. I’ve been in Europe for about 3.5 weeks now, most of it spent in Bucharest. While I’ve been here, enjoying a whirlwind of amazing social connections and new experiences, I saw that there was some serious demand for a live personal growth […]