We all get used to doing things a certain way, but that way may not always be what’s best for us and our goals.
It pays to step back now and then and get some perspective.
Ask yourself the Dr. Phil question: How’s that working for you? (Or even “What if I stopped doing this or got someone else to do it?”) » Read more
I’ll never forget a banner that a former coworker of mine once hung on the wall above her cubicle. It was visible from everywhere in the office, and it read: opportunityisnowhere.
“Why would anyone want to put up such a depressing sign?” I thought.
Finally one day I went and asked her what the sign was about. » Read more
You’ve heard the infomercials: Act now, and get 12 bonus knives and a super-duper discount deal for a limited time! But only if you act now!
Of course, the whole point of an infomercial is to develop such a strong sense of urgency that you will happily and immediately part with your money.
A good infomercial will identify a pain, demonstrate exactly how they will solve the problem, show great “after” shots with testimonials, and then urge you to act now while a clock counts down.
And it’s a very effective formula.
So…have you ever thought of applying that formula to your life? » Read more
Do you have a 5-year plan? Planning (and then acting to make your plan a reality) is key when it comes to reaching your goals and making your money work for you. » Read more