To earn more, you must learn more. You are “maxed out” today at your current level of knowledge and skill. You cannot get more or better results by simply working harder to apply your present abilities. If you want to earn more in the future, you must learn and apply new methods and techniques…. Read more
Most entrepreneurs are motivated by ideas, concepts, hopes, desires, and optimism. They like to interact with people, to market and sell. They enjoy negotiating, communicating, and persuading. They are action-oriented and like to be in continuous motion. They start early, work hard, and stay later.
But most entrepreneurs are not “numbers” people. They have little patience for the details of financial statements and accounting. They are eager to get on with the business of meeting with people and selling the product. In fact, for most entrepreneurs, dealing with numbers is irritating and frustrating.
But nonetheless, for you to move solidly along the way to wealth, to become a successful entrepreneur, and eventually, a self-made millionaire, you must master the numbers in your business. You can hire bookkeepers, accountants, and financial advisors to help you, but you can never abdicate the responsibilities of fully understanding every penny and every dollar that comes in and out of your business.
Plan Every Day in Advance
Your mind, your ability to think, plan and decide, is your most powerful tool for overcoming procrastination and increasing your productivity. Your ability to set your goals, plan and take action on them determines the course of your life. The very act of thinking and planning unlocks your mental powers, triggers your creativity and increases your mental and physical energies…. Read more
The Art of Public Speaking has been used by persuasive speakers since the beginning of time.
In fact, the course of human history and personal destiny has changed more by the spoken word than by the written word.
Many of the major turning points in your own life happened when someone said something to you that affected you so profoundly that ever afterwards your thinking, your feelings, and your actions were different. The same has been so for large crowds – even countries – when they have listened to successful leaders who know how to speak effectively in public…. Read more
The key to getting followers in every case is to “trust your subordinates.”
The Definition of Leadership
Leadership has been called “The ability to get followers.” One of the deepest cravings of human nature is the need to feel important, to have a sense of meaning and purpose in life and work. Leaders are invariably those who can tap into the deeper emotions of others and get them to rise above and beyond anything they may have accomplished in the past…. Read more
A part of all you earn is yours to keep, and if you cannot save money, the seeds of greatness are not in you.
-W. Clement Stone
Resolve today that you are going to save and invest at least 10 percent of your income throughout your working life. … Read more
Congratulations to Jaki Bent and her winning blog post entry “ANTs – v – CATs”… Read more
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