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How Financial Freedom Will Change Your Life
What does financial freedom mean? In short, it describes a lifestyle that is organized in such a way that...
Statistics Show Why You Should Focus On Improving Social Media
Without getting sidetracked in paid advertisements, boosting posts, and doing other stuff that doesn’t work, entrepreneurs should always be...
How I saved a thousand dollars by cancelling my cellphone (while keeping my number)
I finally took the plunge and cancelled my cellphone. I’ve been using internet based telephone systems for years now,...
8 Over The Top, Bucket-List-Worthy Luxury Places To Stay Around The World
Have you ever wanted to spend the night in an igloo? How about a hotel enshrouded in ice? Perhaps a more warm destination, relaxing in luxury just steps from a private beach, or residing in style while visiting Pismo Beach? I’ve written before about alternative hotel options, preventing the... Read more
Why You Should Charge A Premium Price As A Creative Entrepreneur
How much is the service you provide worth? What do you charge people for your time, or for your work? It’s not about some finite equation, such as labor plus price of materials minus discounts and coupons. It’s not just about the time that it takes for you to... Read more
5 Criteria To Make Your Next Airbnb Stay A Hit, Not A Miss
If you are going to be traveling for an extended period of time, chances are you won’t want to stay at a hotel. Not only can it be very costly, but it can be very hard to feel like you are at home in that type of environment. So... Read more
One Of My Inconvenient Fears As A Frequent Flyer: Turbulence
I’m a frequent flyer but actually have a mild fear of turbulence. Fear of the unknown is the root of all emotion disturbance. This is all too true when it comes to flying. Turbulence, is the second biggest fear amongst travelers (actually crashing is the number one fear). Flying... Read more
Fake It Until You Make It. Or Should You?
You may have heard Jay Abraham speak about his world-renowned strategy of preeminence. Preeminence is the quality of being superior. This is what you want for your business. You want to be superior. You want to stand out. You want to be distinct and unique, and for good reason.... Read more
5 Mistakes I Made As A Rookie Cruise Passenger
Let me start out by saying I didn’t think I would enjoy cruising as much as I did. I like to say there is a difference between traveling and vacationing and cruising definitely falls into the vacation category. But there’s nothing wrong with that. When I travel, I like... Read more
The difference between the three biggest credit card providers and why I love mine
They say I’m unusually loyal when it comes to credit card providers. When Costco stopped accepting American Express cards, I actually cancelled my Costco membership (you can read about that here). Friends often laugh at me when we go out for dinner or drinks and I throw my Amex card on... Read more
Why everything is always about business
One of my old friends once told me, in a heated argument, “with you everything is always about business”. I was caught off guard, and didn’t have a response at all at the time. I do now, I think. It’s simple. She was right: with me everything is always... Read more
Why I Don’t Believe In Competition
Have you ever had one of those awkward conversations where things don’t go entirely the way you had imagined them – and you feel quite naive afterwards? Well I did. As some of you know I created an online course that’s sharing my story of becoming a writer, published... Read more
Shed The Pounds: Why I Always Travel Light
Humans are “pack rats”: we tend to collect an abundance of things that might come in handy one day. You don’t even have to be diagnosed as a hoarder. Everyone has things hidden in a closet or basement that they don’t particularly need, now or ever. For a while... Read more