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Make More Money By Controlling Your Anger

I got an angry call from my friend last week. He’d been having trouble with his boss for a few months now and in his own words, “just couldn’t deal with it anymore!” He ranted on for several minutes about how his boss wasn’t giving him the responsibility he deserved, was constantly undermining him, and [...]

How To Get $1,000 Worth of Advice For Free

Today, I'd like to share a simple technique to get thousands of dollars in valuable advice for $100 or less. When I was first starting out as an entrepreneur, I made a lot of mistakes. I picked the wrong business models, hired the wrong people, and so on… In the end, I wasted more than [...]

Make More Money By Attending Conferences

I was recently having lunch with a friend who is making a VERY nice living as a consultant. In a time when people are cutting costs, he’s got a jam-packed schedule charging $300-$500 per hour. When I asked him about how he stayed so busy, he responded with one word: conferences. Conferences? Interesting! I’d been [...]

How To Make $100 Million Selling A Blanket With Sleeves

I love my Snuggie! Seriously. It's really comfortable. If you don't have one, I highly recommend it. But what's more interesting to me is the fact that it has sold more than $100 million since launching nearly three years ago. This begs a simple question: what are they doing right? The Product The Snuggie is [...]

How To Make Money By Being Impatient

“A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan next week” – George Patton We have always been told to think through our decisions. Now don’t get me wrong, planning is important…to a point. But a perfect plan means nothing if you don’t move fast. There are two reasons why quick action [...]

How To Build Viral Content: Interview With The Blog Tyrant

Want to know how you can build a huge following for your blog or website within just a few months? I recently had the privilege of interviewing The Blog Tyrant, who owns a successful network of blogs and websites that make him a full-time income.  Unlike most bloggers, The Blog Tyrant keeps his own identity a [...]

Three Ways To Gather Valuable Feedback

No one likes hearing reasons why they should change. Let’s be honest: criticism blows. That’s exactly why the people who do listen usually make the most money. Constructive feedback is one of the best ways to grow and earn more, but it’s also tough to come by. Here are three techniques that will help maximize [...]

Living and Dying On Third Base

Tomorrow's my 26th birthday, and in the spirit of growing up, I'd like to share a little story about how a recent conversation changed my life for the better. I was talking to an old college buddy last week. This guy is one of the smartest people I know; he recently left his lucrative finance [...]

TME Podcast 004: Outsourcing and Personal Branding With Tyrone Shum

In today's episode of the TME Podcast, I am pleased to have Tyrone Shum from Mass Outsource. Tyrone is an up-and-coming blogger, internet marketer, and all-around cool guy. Like Chris Ducker, who was a guest on a previous episode, Tyrone is also an expert and leading authority on effective outsourcing practices.  As I show in [...]

The Difference: Success and Significance

It was the summer of 2003, a few months before I started my first semester of college. I was an energetic but confused eighteen year old kid. I had no idea what I wanted to do, but I knew that being “successful” was definitely a part of it. One night, I watched a movie called [...]