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Why “The Four Hour Body” Will Sell A Million Copies

Ever since The Four Hour Workweek hit the top of the New York Times Bestseller list in 2007, hundreds of thousands of readers have eagerly anticipated the arrival of Tim Ferriss' next book. More than 40 months later, Ferriss finally announced that his second book, "The Four Hour Body," will hit bookshelves in December of [...]

The Single Most Important Concept In Making More Money (Finish)

Bill Gates. Warren Buffett. Steve Jobs. The Google Guys. What do they all have in common? Ok, they are all rich. We know that. What else? They're all smart? Also true, but less important than you might think. Plus, they are all smart in different ways. So what is it? It's simple: they all understand [...]

How Ramit Sethi Will Make Millions From The Earn1K

(note to Ramit: If you read this, I invite you to post a detailed response in the comments) This year, Ramit Sethi at I Will Teach You To Be Rich launched a high-end information product called the Earn 1K. The basic idea is a detailed, step-by-step guide explaining exactly how you can earn your first [...]

How An Immigrant Tennis Instructor Built A Business Empire

In the mid 1970s, a young tennis player named Julian Krinsky moved to the United States from his home in South Africa. After a brief run at being a professional player, Krinsky had gotten his CPA and got a job as an accountant in Philadelphia To make extra money, Krinsky started giving private tennis lessons [...]

The Difference between Passion and Drive

My friend Lisa is a professional musician. She practices and performs more than 60 hours a week, all for very little money. She is a very intelligent person who could probably have a much more secure job, but in her own words she “loves what she does.” I have another friend, Maggie, who is a [...]

Sit Back, Relax, and Watch The Money Roll In (Finish)

Passive income. Ah, those two magical words that sound so sweet, and yet are so hard to achieve… Passive income is everyone’s dream scenario. We are free to pursue our life’s passions – whether that is traveling the world, pursuing a hobby, or spending time with our family – while money continues to roll in [...]

Income 101: A Blueprint to Maximizing How Much You Make (Finish)

(Picture Here) The “80-20 Rule” And How It Applies to Making More Money Hundreds of years ago, an ancient Italian economist had an idea. Throughout his life he had observed that 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the people. One day, as he was gardening, he noticed something else: 80% [...]

Generate More Buzz By Being Vague: The Power Of The “WTF Effect” (Finish)

Have you ever seen something – a book title perhaps, or a name of a new artist, and said “WTF?” I have. It happens all the time. And guess what? It works. We are trained to think that clarity is a good thing. But in reality, being vague is what generates initial buzz. Take a [...]

Make More Money With A Unique Selling Proposition (Finish)

Struggling to get visitors to your site? New customers to your business?  Take a moment to assess your Unique Selling Proposition. A Unique Selling Proposition is what helps you (or your business) stand out in a crowd. It's what makes you unique. It's not about "selling" in the traditional sense –  cold calling or hunting [...]