After a while, I started to see rejection and failure as useful, though. In short, I changed my definition of failure. Instead of seeing it as a lack of success, I saw it as a necessary part of success. Did I expect to win anything by not putting myself out there and keeping everything to […]
It’s spring cleaning time. Even if you have the urge to clean your home from top to bottom, perhaps your natural laziness is keeping you from getting started. No worries, here are ten MacGyver-ish ways to freshen your home with minimal effort. via Top 10 Lazy Yet Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home.
Today is the 6th edition of our new periodic guest post series called 10 Questions. We have a list of 17 NEW questions we pose to fellow financial bloggers, and they are free to pick and choose 10 or answer all of them. Let us know if you would like to be featured in a future edition of 10 Questions. […]
Whether you’re struggling to get your debt under control or simply want to build up an emergency fund or a down payment as quickly as possible, a bare-bones budget is a powerful tool to help get you there. It’s just what it sounds like: your essential expenses, and nothing else. A simple, stripped-down budget can be helpful for an aggressive […]
Once you’re aware of the distractions and urges, you can start to examine the causes. After hours of following temptations online (learning all about cycling and programming, for example), I stopped and asked myself, “What’s this all about?” It was about fear — the fear I didn’t know what I was doing and was going […]
Research: Do your research, in advance, before you commit. I not only found out who my potential buyers might be, but I spoke with them to see what they were after, if they were in the market, and what price they might pay. My research also included getting to know the area where builders were […]
How did Julia multiply her income by 30x?
Can we peek at a day in her life?
How did she conquer limiting beliefs and shatter her scarcity mentality?
What does she think about earning more vs. pinching pennies?
Why does she only work one full day per week? How else does she fill her time?
What income-skyrocketing advice can she offer to Rebels like you?
These 10 pieces of software are mostly free, they’re mostly multiplatform, and they’re all really useful in my day to day life. I use them to keep all of my ideas and thoughts managed and all of my time sensibly organized. Without these tools, I can’t imagine the kind of chaos that would fill my life. […]
It’s been nearly a year-and-a-half since that moment. Much has changed. I sold my car. I bought a bike. I sold furniture. I sold my TV. I sold books. I donated clothing. I retooled my diet. I packed more lunches. I ran and biked to work. I got up earlier. I worked harder. I connected […]
Each of us gets to choose the sort of freelance work we will do. This is a profound freedom, and one that we often ignore, wasting the opportunity. To provoke you to take advantage of this moment, my new course for freelancers is now available on Udemy. In this online, video-based class, I’m daring you to […]