Career & Work Category Archive

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 […]

Don’t Pay Your Bills

Friday, August 16th, 2013

What if you really want to quit your job and go independent, but you’re worried about paying your bills? Today I’m able to enjoy the best of both worlds. My bills are easily paid from my passive income streams, and I get to do work I love and enjoy tremendous freedom. But when I was […]

Let the Old World Collapse

Monday, April 8th, 2013

I frequently receive emails from people contemplating major career and lifestyle transitions. Their stories have many variations, but they typically have these elements in common: dissatisfaction with their current work or lifestyle (or lack of meaningful work) feeling that they’re on the wrong path (possibly for years) feeling of being on a treadmill that goes […]

FitDesk Review

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

In addition to evaluating the GeekDesk, I also recently tested another piece of equipment to make office work more active. Called the FitDesk, it’s a small but functional workspace mounted atop a stationary exercise bike. So you can burn calories pedaling while you work on your laptop or tablet, watch TV, or play video games. […]