Starting a business when it’s hard to start a business

I was recently contacted by a friend of mine who is interested in starting a business. She is dabbling in the business now — on a VERY part time basis — and wants to get serious. So we talked about what that looked like and how to get there. She described for me what her […]

The error of the “good investment”

I run a free graphite metals investment e-course and one of the questions I get asked pretty regularly from subscribers and non-subscribers alike is: “Which stock is a good one to invest in?” This question scares me! Sure, the question is asked with the very best intentions. People want to find good stocks to invest […]

“Calm seas do not make skillful sailors”

I’ve been really inspired by that quote lately. For several years, my business has been running comfortably on autopilot and although I would push a bit to get it to grow, I frankly wasn’t pushing a lot. I was knocking out projects, enjoying the improved balance between work and play, and doing other things. I […]

What I’m working on this week (Feb. 4 – 8)

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Zig Ziglar’s famous quote: “You will get all that you want in life if you help enough people get what they want in life.” It’s a good principle that can be applied to many aspects of life. It be applied to charitable works as well as spending your […]