Set and Then Forget… (at least for a little while) As an aggressive entrepreneur, I was ready to conquer the world at a very young age. My plan was to out-work, out-innovate, and out-run my competition at all costs until I was financially free. I started a lawn mowing business… then a custom T-shirt business… [...]
“You see, in the real world, talent isn’t rewarded… production is. In other words, you don’t get paid for being able to solve problems… you get paid for actually solving them; which often takes time, effort, and “the grind.” That’s why you often see the less talented, but hard working, high school kid sneak up on the studs and become successful in life…”
A very wise man and once taught me that the key to marketing is not what you say, but how well you can transfer emotion to your audience.
Have you ever been a little frustrated with a co-worker and wrote an email to express your concerns; and instead of reading your calm, yet concerned tone, the co-worker read a little more attitude than you intended and snapped of an even more explosive email with three other co-workers and two supervisors CC’d?
Here’s one you may not have considered: Is it better to be a working stiff or a suit if you’re an entrepreneur who’d rather be working for himself than the man anyway?
Be careful when you read Kiyosaki, Robert Allen, or any of the army of gurus preaching that passive income will end all your troubles. The overall concept of “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” is profound, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Don’t quit your day job yet.
Is Genius Types changing format? How much money do bulk candy vending machines make? How do you generate traffic and money by blogging?
My top 5 books of all time:
1. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People -Steven R. Covey
2. Rich Dad Poor Dad -Robert Kiyosaki
3. Think and Grow Rich -Napoleon Hill
4. Drawing on the Right Side of The Brain -Betty Edwards
5. The 4-Hour Workweek -Timothy Ferris
I officially own the coolest toy ever invented… the iPhone. Ever since I got it two weeks ago, I can’t keep my hands off of it.
Which organizational system do you prefer? One in which each individual employee or member is considered equal, no matter how long they’ve been a member or what they bring to the table; or a system in which each employee or member earns their way up the organizational hierarchy based on seniority, contribution to the group, or the respect of their peers?