Create Your Own Anti-Emergency Fund

Do unexpected car repairs, quarterly insurance payments or those darned property taxes find you hard pressed to squeeze one more dollar out of an already stretched monthly budget? Or do you usually end up reaching for the plastic in your wallet to make up the...

The NEW Definition of Networking

Twenty years ago, I wrote the first edition of The World’s Best Known Marketing Secret. In the book, I introduced several new terms to the business community, specifically in how they applied to ways to grow a business. One term that seemed to have multiple...

The Two Requirements of Success

Ross and Sue work at an auto dealership selling cars. Neither are doing very well. Each has a different approach to selling.   Ross talks loudly, grabs your hand and pats your back. He likes to bully people into taking test drives and making offers.   Ross...

Your Success Choices

Bill is a graduate of Portland State University with three years of graduate study in music, working with world-famous Czech composer Tomas Svoboda and Spanish Composer Salvador Brotons. He’s trained in Ericksonian Hypnosis and is certified as a trainer of Nero...

The Eight-Step Process to Better Asking

In one of my earlier articles, "How To Ask For Anything You Want," you learned that the world responds to those who ask. When you begin to ask for what you need and want, you've taken control of your life, and are proactively steering its direction. Many...

From Stop & Shop to Table Top

As a lifestyle expert and designer I always find myself thinking outside the box and looking for inspiration and unexpected resources everywhere I go. This year-with a big focus on creativity and one stop shopping-I challenged myself not only purchase everything I...

Know You Always Have Choices

Do you know the saying “wherever you go, there you are”? Even though you always take yourself wherever you go you do have a choice of who you’ll be when you get there. Here's something to think about. If you don't realize you are doing...

Magic Words That Make Millions

I’ve just finished reading (for the second time) a book called Magic Words That Bring You Riches, authored by my good friend Ted Nicholas, a member of our Board of Directors. Ted has sold over 200 million dollars worth of information products worldwide by direct...