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How To Fail Before You Begin

Sometimes it’s best to fail before you start. Several years ago, I had a vision: to build my own independent record label. I’d always been passionate about both music and business – what better way to combine the two? I decided to call one of my friends – Sachin Rekhi – for advice. Sachin had [...]

Lessons From Meeting Pat Flynn And Erica Douglass

I was down in San Diego last week, visiting my brother at UCSD. While there, I decided to see if I could meet up with two of the more influential business bloggers – Pat Flynn at Smart Passive Income and Erica Douglass at Erica.biz. I have been following both Pat and Erica for awhile now [...]

Using A Platform To Throw Parties For Free

Last week, I wrote up a post on Tim Ferriss' new book, the Four Hour Body. As I mentioned, everything about the book screams national bestseller.  Today, I opened my Google Reader to yet another reason why the Four Hour Body will sell a million copies. On the Four Hour Workweek Blog, Tim had written up [...]

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 [...]

How to Build An Army of Profitable Salespeople Without Paying A Single Dollar in Salary

That’s right. You read the title correctly. Last year, I was in Santiago, Chile exploring a business venture. One night, I decided to check out a local pub.  I grabbed a seat at the bar and started up a conversation with the guy sitting next to me. In his own words, he was a “health [...]

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 [...]

Six Steps To Making More Money With A Killer Sales Funnel

First off, a big welcome to readers from Smart Passive Income! A few weeks ago, I got a call from a good friend. He had recently started a marketing agency and was struggling to get clients. "I don't really understand," he said. "I'm having a lot of trouble getting leads, and when I do get [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]