Archive for the ‘Making Money’ Category

12 Dichotomous Daily Practices of Millionaires

12 Dichotomous Daily Practices of Millionaires

Through our coaching work at Southwestern Consulting we get a rare chance to spend a lot of time around millionaires. While many of them have made their money doing all sorts of different types of businesses, my observation is that almost all of them seem to share certain habits and attitudes. There are certain principles that almost all of them […]

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extinction

Avoiding Professional Extinction

It used to be: “if you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. ” Now it’s: “If you do what you’ve always done then tomorrow you may be out of business.” Don’t believe me? Ask Blockbuster video. In 2004 at its peak, it had 60,000 employees, 9000 stores and nearly $6 billion in annual revenues. It […]

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Paid Like a Professional

So you want to be paid like a professional? You have to act like one. Here is a short video we put together sharing the 3 areas in which you need to be professional. If you wanna be paid like a professional, you need to act like one. Wow, those words still ring clearly in my head from my early […]

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The 10 Most Important Books to Teach You About Money

Not counting the Bible, which has a tremendously specific amount of information written about developing a healthy relationship with money, here are the first 10 books I think anyone who wants to learn about money should have to read, the order I’d suggest reading them in, and why… Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey – The first step to getting […]

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The 3 Most Common Mistakes in Career Planning Decision Making

There are a lot of factors to consider when it comes to deciding what our next career move is going to be. Things like: How much money will I make? Will my job be safe and steady? Is there opportunity for advancement? Over the years I’ve begun to notice a theme and difference in those who end up both happy […]

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Variable Time: 1 Idea That Can Cost You or Make You Millions

A key expense that we manage and consider regularly in business is “variable cost.” That is, all of the financial costs that go up proportionately with each additional unit of production. Variable costs (often interchangeably referred to as Cost Of Goods Sold – COGS) are the ones “you can never get away from” because they always go up as your […]

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Building Your Personal Brand with Chris Dessi – Episode 167 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Chris Dessi, MS., Founder & CEO of Silverback Social, is a TEDx speaker, personal branding expert, author and keynote speaker. His latest book is titled Remarkable You: Build a Personal Brand, and Take Charge of Your Career. In 2012, Chris ‘s debut book titled Your World is Exploding: How Social Media is Changing Everything and How You Need to Change with […]

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The Myth of the “Lifestyle Entrepreneur”

There is a false dream being overly sold today.  It’s is the facade of The Lifestyle Entrepreneur.  It typically includes messages like work from anywhere, set your own schedule, be your own boss, drive a Bentley, and make passive income without doing anything.  It’s a damaging dream because it’s a lie.  My problem is not with the promotion of all […]

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Greed, Giving, and Making Money Matter with Cole Hatter – Episode 159 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

Cole is an entrepreneur, investor, award-winning speaker and founder of Thrive. Cole started his career investing in real estate and has progressed to investing in large funds, start-ups, and angel investing. He has been on stage speaking to audiences about investing/entrepreneurship around the world collectively for over 2,000 hours. Cole’s vision behind creating Thrive: Make Money Matter is to change […]

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5 Unseen Things Stealing Money From You

Multipliers get different results because they process decisions differently than most people. The primary difference being that most people only operate in a state of urgency which is: What matters most right now What do I want right now What feels good right now What makes sense right now Multipliers though, evaluate decisions always based on the significance calculation. To […]

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John Livesay: Perfecting Your Sales Pitch – Episode 145 of The Action Catalyst Podcast

As a funding strategist, John Livesay helps CEOs craft a compelling pitch that engages investors in a way that inspires them to join a startup’s team. He hosts The Successful Pitch podcast with investors from around the world. He is the Pitch Mentor at Startfast.net, the number one accelerator in Upstate New York. After a successful 20 year career in media sales with […]

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Chris Hogan: Retire Inspired – Episode 124 of the Daily Discipline Podcast

A popular and dynamic speaker on the topics of personal finance, retirement, and leadership, Chris Hogan helps people across the country develop successful strategies to manage their money, both in their homes and businesses. For more than a decade, Hogan has served on Dave Ramsey’s team as a trusted financial coach and advisor, and a sought-after speaker. Hogan helps people […]

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Sales Cures all

Want to start a business? You better learn how to sell…

  There is an exciting movement happening right now with entrepreneurship. It’s “cool” and “trendy” to own your own business. I personally am a fan of entrepreneurship but there seems to be a bit of a misconnect in the minds of many aspiring entrepreneurs about what it means to be an entrepreneur and what will be required of you. Perhaps […]

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The Fantasy of Overnight Success

Are you Easily Seduced by the Fantasy of Overnight Success?

We love the fantasy of the overnight success. We like to hear about things all coming together for a person in one fell swoop because we place ourselves in their story and think one day it could happen for us. And so we hope, pray, and wish for a big break, a huge connection, or a convergence of luck that […]

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Dave Delaney Monetizing Social Media Episode 97 on The Rory Vaden Show

Dave is an award-winning social media marketing consultant and professional speaker specializing in social media strategy, content marketing, and business networking. Dave has appeared in technology stories in USA Today, Billboard Magazine, Globe & Mail, Nashville Business Journal, The Tennessean and Mashable. His book, New Business Networking, explores best practices on using online and offline tools, tips and techniques on […]

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Darren Hardy The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster Episode 93 on The Rory Vaden Show

Darren Hardy is the publisher and founding editor of SUCCESS Magazine and the New York Times Best Selling Author of The Compound Effect. Darren has mentored tens of thousands of entrepreneurs and other achievers through private programs and has done one-on-one mentoring with several top CEOs, world-class entrepreneurs and other high-performance individuals. In his new book The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster, […]

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The mental limitation that keeps you from getting more

There is a paradoxical truth that only the world’s happiest and wealthiest people understand… You do not lose by giving to others. You only gain. Takers are people who think that the benefits of the world are finite. Takers believe that the only way to grow their portion is to reduce what someone else has. Takers are competitive and often […]

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