Why Recurring Income Creates Freedom

f you want to get me frustrated, tell me that you want to create passive income.       It’s not because I don’t value passive income. It’s because most people who chase passive income do so the same way people look to get rich with a lottery ticket.       The people who desperately seek passive

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Are You Disposable or Indispensable?

I was fourteen-years-old when my older brother, Steve, was grounded for one of his many challenges towards our parents’ authority. Part of his punishment was that he was no longer allowed to go to a concert later that week. With no other choice, he reluctantly gave me that ticket. Little did I know that it

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How To Connect If You Are An Introvert

Most people who know me would be surprised to hear that I’m an introvert.       It’s only been in the last few years that I’ve acknowledged this. Looking back, it really should have come as no surprise. Just because someone values connection doesn’t mean they are an extrovert. It just shows that they are

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Are You Too Impatient For Long Term Success?

He walked onto the baseball field with an unemotional look on his face. This rookie pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates was either stoic in his demeanor or suffering from intense nerves. As he stepped onto the pitchers mound at PNC Park, he mechanically grabbed the baseball tight and prepared to take his warmup pitches.  As

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What Do You Do When You Have Too Many Ideas?

 I’m sure you’ve experienced the fear of running through an airport, trying to get to your gate in time to make your flight. The sped-up walk-run that we seem to only do inside the corridors of these airports, with the Cinnebon and microbreweries speeding by in our periphery. We finally slow down slightly when we

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The Struggle of the Creative Entrepreneur

 The word entrepreneur is a much more general term than most people realize.       There are people, when describing themselves, who refer to themselves as entrepreneurs. Can you imagine someone simply describing themselves as an employee? The first question back would be, what kind of employee? Are you an office administrator? An IT technician?

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The Follow Up Fortune

There are so many skills I do not possess. We’re all good at certain things and poor at others. But have you ever felt like you were much better at something than you really are? C’mon, admit it. Being shy? Okay, I’ll go first. A vice of mine is cranking up the radio in my

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Blending Passions To Create Success

We all have dreams. Often, we desire to turn those dreams into reality. Part of what I do is help people take that dream and turn it into a business that not only fulfills that mission, but it gives them the financial freedom for the life they desire and serves a purpose for others.   

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Being Content But Not Satisfied

Elizabeth and I rarely have disagreements about money. This wasn’t always the case. The early years of our relationship- then marriage- saw countless arguments, disagreements and frustration with each other based on the topic of money and finances. Fortunately, many of those bad decisions were turned into better decisions over time. Investing, paying off debt

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