Should You Combine Your Many Passions or Choose One? Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!

Should You Combine Your Many Passions or Choose One? Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!: Story of my life. Not the answer I want to hear, but definitely the answer I should hear. Advertisements

Long Quote: Barbara Winter

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Here’s a perspective altering quote from Barbara Winter’s Making a Living without a Job.  It’s incredible how the dictionary defines self-esteem with somewhat arrogant terms, when in reality, that’s not the case at all: While it may be intangible, self-esteem is not invisible. It’s easy to spot people who have high self-esteem by their behavior. … Continue reading

Nothing in the Universe is Neutral

Universe

Ah, entrepreneuring. Productivity. Overcoming struggle. Resilience. Hindsight and the satisfying view of growth. Contentment. Flow. All of that. The road to sustainable joblessness–a/k/a self-employment–is multifaceted and ambiguous. Everyone has their own road that they must take, like a fingerprint. Unique, and no one else’s but theirs. It’s easier for some. Harder for others. And even … Continue reading

No Jobs? Young Graduates Make Their Own [NYTimes]

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This article by the New York Times is chock full of resources. But a warning: this article is misleading. The author states that “the entrepreneurial life is notoriously filled with risks, stresses and sacrifices,” then goes on to end the article on that semi-negative note that the fail rate is high. From reading and my … Continue reading

Embracing Burned Bridges

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I’m pretty sure when potential employers read my resume and see Egyptology listed as my degree, they think to themselves, “What in the world…” And then toss my resume aside. I can’t say that I blame the average hiring manager for writing me off based on my degree. Some might think I’ve shot myself in the foot. … Continue reading

How To Handle Fast Growth While Keeping Your Sanity + Reputation In Tact Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!

How To Handle Fast Growth While Keeping Your Sanity + Reputation In Tact Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!: Marie Forleo breaks down sustainable practices for your business. Long story short, even if your business is new and growth has yet to pick up, think long-term. It’s easy … Continue reading

How to Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise and Get Paid to Change the World

How to Quit Your Job, Move to Paradise and Get Paid to Change the World: Jon Morrow of Copyblogger uses his own story of becoming a successful blogger to motivate us to get out there and make money doing what we love. This is the most inspiring thing I’ve read in a while!

A Business That Fits Perfectly | Buon Viaggio

A Business That Fits Perfectly | Buon Viaggio: Barbara Winter talks about some of the impractical aspects of working for someone else, and touches on what it takes to create a bespoke business. As this economy wallows and as lay-offs continue to be a fear for many employed individuals, Barbara says some valuable things.

Entrepreneurial Power-tool: Reading

A Million Ideas Notebook

As a hustler-entrepreneur, I spend a lot of time reading. A LOT a lot. The beauty of entrepreneuring is that it’s a self-education. (Note: If you’re not a generally curious person, that sucks.) Reading has not only been an inescapable resource for getting my life together (getting my life together is still happening, p.s.), it’s … Continue reading

How To Start Turning Your BIG Idea into Reality Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!

How To Start Turning Your BIG Idea into Reality Marie Forleo | Helping Women Around The World Live Rich, Happy & Hot!: Marie Forleo and her endless wisdom. Marie breaks down how to make your BIG idea a reality in this video. While it’s important to take action and DO, it’s just as important to … Continue reading