Inspirational Quotes

inspirational quotesGreat inspirational quotes capture the essence of our hopes, dreams and values in elegant, yet tidy prose. 

I’ve always wanted a place to keep and share the great ones — now I have it.

This is a living document. If you share one that has a significant impact on me, I will happily add it to the list so… 

 …PLEASE share your favorite quotes in the comments below.

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“Many are afraid of death. I fear missing life.” Chuck J. Rylant  Continue reading

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How to Profitably Expand Your Business – [The Right Way Part 3 of 3]

lakesmallYour most valuable business asset is probably not what you think.

It’s not your equipment, building, employees or your training, credentials or experience.

All of those are important, but they do not generate income on demand.

Having a quality list is like owning the printing press whenever you need money.

If forced, you could replace your tools, equipment, and even employees overnight, but it takes time to generate a quality list of customers and prospects that know, like and trust you.

Let me show you how. Continue reading

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Are You Too Busy Earning A Living To Get Rich? The secret to money and freedom.

IslaMujeresPiersmallMaking money is easy.

But it’s not usually money we want.

We crave the lifestyle money provides.

Money can be a way to keep score. And if you work every waking minute, you’ll get plenty of points on the board.

There’s nothing morally wrong with that game, but there are plenty of heart attacks to blame for that lifestyle.

But…

If you want to Live Like a Rock StarWithout Killing Yourself

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How to Rapidly Increase Business Profits – Low Hanging Fruit [Part 2 of 3]

build your business“The ATM is broken.”

“I know,” the teller replied, offering no explanation.

“Do you plan to fix it?”

She shrugged with complete indifference.

Maybe I should change banks, but there’s a good chance a new bank will be worse, so I stick with the “devil I know.”

Consumers tolerate more than they should because the alternative could be worse.

Entrepreneurs battle this fear with every new customer we seek. Getting a prospect who does not know you to part with their hard earned money is no easy task.

That’s why it’s relatively easy to sell additional products and services  Continue reading

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Budgeting Sucks — Do This Instead: Regardless If You Earn $50K or $1,000,000

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Budgeting is a lot like dieting.

They both work in theory, but in the real world they are almost worthless.

Surprisingly, the secret to controlling spending is to abandon strict and impossible rules.

And forget the complicated online programs too.

Few people are disciplined enough to track their spending, but more importantly, monitoring expenses does little to change behavior.

If you track your restaurant purchases, for example, and discover you spend $300 a month, what does that tell you? It does not answer how much you value eating out and arbitrary historical numbers do little to modify your spending.

Perhaps the $300 is a frivolous waste, or maybe restaurants are the only place your family gets quality time together. In this case, the $300 a month may be the most important thing you buy. What’s outrageous to some families is insignificant to others.

Instead of boring recording keeping, you need to figure out what is really important to you. Your buying choices when funds are limited is what brings your true values to the surface.

The system that works best for most people… Continue reading

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