Should You Be Able to Make 6-Figures Only Working 4 Hours a Week?

Should you be able to make 6-figures only working 4 hours a week? This is a surprising hot-button for a lot of people I meet. Several years ago, Tim Ferriss wrote a book called, The 4-Hour Workweek. His premise is that if we only did what only we can do and off-loaded the rest of [...]

The Death of Meaningful Work

I woke up in a slight panic at 3 am this morning. The questions running through my head were, “Has this down economy scared everyone so much that they’re abandoning their dream of doing meaningful work? Are we witnessing the slow death of meaningful work?” I know that seems alarmist (as do most thoughts at [...]

Spiritual Food

When you think about giving away money, do you automatically think of charitable organizations? In “The Four Spiritual Laws of Prosperity,” the first of the four laws is to Tithe. This means you return 10% of all that you receive to a person, place, or institution from which you have received “spiritual food.” The author [...]

How’s Your Artist?

Feeling a little uninspired? ┬áNot enough creative umph to get you through the day? When’s the last time you took your inner artist on a date? Years ago, I worked through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. Artist Dates are one of the tools she recommends to help keep your creativity flowing. Simply choose a new [...]

Putting Your Dreams on Hold

Please read this blog post by Matt Cheuvront the next time you say something along the lines of, “Yeah, but, you have to be realistic!” Dare to be Bold *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Image: graur razvan ionut / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Complicated isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Is it possible that you, like me, are a bit of a complication junkie? Today I am considering the merits of simplification. What would it be like to spend a few months making decisions based on this single criteria: “What’s the simplest way to approach this?” How much easier would your work and your life [...]

When Talent Collides

Here’s an unusual question for you… How far are you willing to stretch your wings with your talent? Do you play it safe most of the time – flying under the radar? Or do you actively seek out new opportunities to see if you can cause a flap? Take a moment to see what happens [...]

How Does Work-Life Balance Work?

Lots of folks aspire to “Work-Life Balance.” But do we really know what it is? Don’t miss hearing the wise perspectives of Nigel Marsh, the author of the fabulously titled books: “Fat, Forty and Fired” and “Overworked and Underlaid.” “How to Make Work-Life Balance Work” The big bonus is that he’s funny, too. *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Today’s [...]

Can you train yourself to get good ideas?

Every day, my friend Kurt requires himself to come up with a good idea for a new product or service. He’s not self-employed, and his good idea doesn’t even have to relate to his current job. He’s actually just training himself to have good ideas all the time. It’s kinda like going to the gym [...]

Sitting on a Goldmine

Do you realize that you are sitting on a goldmine? You are talented. You are passionate. You have a way with people. No one else sees the world the same way you do. You are a unique blend of experiences, training and influences. You have great, original ideas. You have a gift to give the [...]