the Creative Money blog
In order to be successful, entrepreneurs are required to work on all of those internal and external issues that prevent them from earning the pay they deserve . . . because at the end of the day, we’re the only ones holding ourselves back, be it in a specific, practical way, or simply by how we perceive the situation. And this is also true of people who are still employed!
Mindfulness is an essential ingredient in a healthy relationship to money; when you’re mindful about what you spend and how you make financial decisions, everything supports your intentions and higher values. When you ignore mindfulness—maybe because you’re stressed or don’t even HAVE a clear vision of what you want your money to do for you—you tend to waste money. (more…)
I know it’s frustrating to feel like your goal is so far from reach, especially when wealth might solve a variety of issues you’re experiencing right now. Here’s the key to finally feeling some peace and making progress in accumulating wealth. (more…)
It’s hard to deal with financial hardship. When I first started my business and very little money was coming in, I noticed that no one was as generous with me as I had been with them when I had been making good money during graduate school. A lot of my “friends” disappeared or moved on when I quit paying for everything. I realized that I actually needed relatively little money to survive and got back on the path to prosperity pretty quickly!
When I do anything effectively, the first step is always carving out time in my schedule—nothing happens if I don’t do this. Most people only need 30 minutes per week to be a success at wealth building. What you do in this time may be different each time, and will definitely evolve as you become more savvy. It’s like the person who runs for 30 minutes regularly; what they get done in those 30 minutes when they start out will be vastly different from what they will accomplish after having done it for 6 months!Next Page »