It’s easy to be intimidated by things you’ve never done before. Intimidation can stop you from doing things you’re probably capable of — if you let it — or intimidation can be just a word. It’s up to you.
Many times we pay others to do things that we could easily do ourselves — not because we don’t want to take the time or make the effort, but because we’re afraid we won’t do it right. We’re intimidated. Worse, many times we don’t do things that we would really love to do out of fear or a belief that we won’t be any good at it. Other people make it look so easy, but we don’t know where to start, and we’re sure we could never do something like that. » Read more
Growing up as a Gen X’er, I was always told that getting a good corporate job was the way to lifelong stability. But this never resonated well with me. I tried to make it work though. Oh, how I tried!
I wanted to be considered stable and successful, and make my family proud. But I just never felt at home in a corporate job. I always felt like those jobs were sucking the life right out of me. » Read more
What could you do with an extra $100 a month? Your reaction to that question has a lot do with how much you’re used to making. You see, the way you feel about money is relative.
We’ve all seen the “What is rich?” debate rage. There are those who swear that $250,000 a year is just barely getting by, and those who think that’s utterly ridiculous, because of course bringing home $250K big ones is rich, no matter who you are. » Read more
As an entrepreneur, have you ever thought that all your money worries would go away if your business took off and became successful?
Well, the truth is that money worries don’t go away unless and until you address them. It’s not outside success that makes that happen — it’s you :)
And that’s good news. Addressing them could mean anything from blogging about personal finance, to setting up systems for how you handle your money, to changing your mindset about money in general.
Money mindset is typically the most important, because they way you view things directly affects the choices you make and the actions you take. And that’s what Jason Van Orden of the Impact group and I talk about today in this audio interview: