Nobody Wants to Be a Billionaire

And, no, I’m not just being flippant.  Being a millionaire, a billionaire, a zillionaire, or the desire to have a mass amount of wealth is simply a means to something…

Multiple Identity Crisis

I have an associate who introduces himself in the following manner: “I’m Jack. I’m a photographer, a massage therapist, and I’m also a programmer.” His business card actually says all…

Plan Your Vacations First

I was helping my client, Twyla, put together her training schedule for 2012. One of the things she complained about for the past few months is not being able to…

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

It’s that time of year again where we make a list of things to accomplish in the upcoming year. And 365 days from now, most of us will fail at…

Idea Hoarding

I once had a job as an assistant to a photography agent.  She was quite the busy bee running her own agency, and being a mom and wife all at…

The Myth of Multitasking

Can you honestly say you can text and drive well, or do you find yourself swerving off to the curb once and a while? How comfortable would you be if…

Self-Accountability Empowers Solopreneurs

Having a strong sense of self-accountability is the cornerstone of success and productivity. Self-accountability simply means you are holding yourself responsible for your successes and failures. Most of us feel…

Don’t Discount Your Value

Twyla runs a training business. One of her biggest pet peeves is when potential trainees ask for a discount. But one particular trainee sent her over the edge. The trainee…

Survival Jobs

If you’ve been looking for a job for more than six months, or if you’re a month away from being broke (literally), or both, you might want to take on…

Fear of Money and Wealth

One of my clients had a billing dispute with a service provider. The service provider said, “Oh, I don’t do it for the money.” Yet she charges for membership, and…

Knowledge is Not a Skill

I used to be friends with a guy, Chad, who was a big movie buff. He knew every thing about movies. He fancied himself to be on par with Martin…

Embracing Creative Constraints

Most creative people cringe when they hear the word “constraint.” They think of constraints as something that hinders creativity. They find constraints restrictive, and limiting. Constraints, however, are actually essential…


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