Archive for January, 2010

Over Positive Thinking?

Are you a bit over positive thinking? Whilst I agree that it is well worth the effort in the majority of cases, just some times you have to call it as it is. If life is dealing out a shocker, then so be it. This is the premis of the following article by Trish Bolton for TheAge… I don’t know about you but I’m over being positive. I’m over looking for the silver lining when there isn’t one, over moving forward rather than reflecting on past mistakes, and over saying I’m having a nice day when basically I’m having a…

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The ‘Wow Factor’ is you

by Frances Cole Jones for ChangeThis.com The knowledge that you’ve done the research, considered the risks, paid attention to every detail. It’s the calm that comes from no-regret living. The confidence that says, ‘I have something to offer.’ Unfortunately, however, we rarely access our Wow Factor. read on…

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Brainwashed: Seven Ways to Reinvent Yourself

by Seth Godin for ChangeThis.com Years ago … the system set out to persuade you of something that isn’t true. Not just persuade, but drill, practice, reinforce, and yes, brainwash. When exactly were we brainwashed into believing that the best way to earn a living is to have a job? I think each one of us needs to start with that. read on… it’s a must

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The Cash Machine Workshop with Loral Langmeier

Having just completed the Cash Machine Workshop 27-29 November with Loral Langmeier, there is much work to do! You can’t have all that learning without action being the result. It was one of the best 3-day workshops I have attended, and will definitely be recommending future ones to all… I must have done something right, look at this! In the Marketplace on the last day, who sold the most units…yes, that would be me! Most sales made by a single attendee: 25 by Denise Hall This photo was taken when Loral was acknowledging my efforts. Yeah me! (Don’t mind the…

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‘Mumpreneurs’ set to rise in 2010

Catherine Archer for SidewaysNews.com Work flexibility and the lure of being your own boss has boosted the entrepreneural spirit of a growing number of mothers, with many planning to set up their own business next year, a study has shown. Telecoms giant BT questioned 1,200 women and found 15% had founded their own companies since starting a family, with one in 10 planning to join the ranks of self-employed “mumpreneurs”. Reasons for going it alone included the ability to choose suitable working hours and achieve a work/life balance. But BT said online social networks had created more business opportunities for…

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Breatkthrough to Success

Today, for the rest of the weekend, I have the good fortune of crewing at the latest Chris Howard Breakthrough to Success in Melbourne Australia. After attending last year, I have to say that it would be one of the best of these I’ve done. The ROI (return on investment) is there in spades. Fortunately I am in a position to not only recommend this… I am able to invite you, and invite you for FREE. How’s that for being entrepreneurial! Remember we only really have two things to invest… time and money. And if you don’t have money, then…

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When To Dump That Great Idea

Wil Schroter for Forbes.com A while ago, you had an idea for a new company that would change the world. You stayed up all night feverishly sketching your plans for global domination. Yet there you are, months later, still sitting in your cubicle, that brilliant flash a distant memory. Wake up: Not every idea–even a great one–turns into a money machine. In fact, it’s often just as useful to know when to dump a good idea as it is to pursue one–if only so you can get to work on that next “great” idea. Here are three ways to know…

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The New Time Management: Simply Focus on the Fundamentals, and Toss Away the Tips

Francis Wade for ChangeThis.com As working professionals across the world, we all want the same things when it comes to time management. We want to feel a certain peace of mind that comes from knowing that our affairs are in order and that we’ve not forgotten something that might jump up later to give us a nasty surprise. We also want to get as much as we can out of life, and to maximize the time we have to be alive. We share the belief that this time is limited, and we want to spend it in ways that are…

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