Just a short post

Sometimes life is exciting. This is one of those times. We have a lovely pair of four-legged children and they are just so smart.  One is a French bulldog and one is a pug.  Portia (the pug) has been twice to obedience school.  She is a bundle of energy and enjoys performing her tricks for […]

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Happy Easter

Today is traditional Easter Sunday. Next Sunday is Orthodox Easter. Both occasions celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. What does that mean to you? What does that mean to me? For me it means that my previous sins, which were many, have been removed and forgiven.  In fact, it isn’t even right to […]

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Pyramid Schemes are Illegal

If your company is publicly traded (NASDAQ or higher), it is NOT a pyramid. If your company provides a genuine product or service that people like and use, it is NOT a pyramid. By the way, the shape of the organizational chart does not determine what is or is not a “Pyramid Scheme”. Consider the […]

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The Power of One

Imagine with me for just a moment. You have found a business opportunity that’s interesting to you. This is a franchise business with the start up cost of under $1000. There is an ongoing overhead in the business of $200 per month. You know that ultimately you must move a product or a service to the consumer […]

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Network Marketing Fundamentals

The business of any business is making people’s lives better. To the degree that you can achieve that, is the degree of better that your own life becomes. So, here are some fundamentals as I understand them. If you own any other business and train someone to do what you are doing, you just created […]

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What about Leverage?

We spoke earlier about being paid on the efforts of employees. That is one form of leverage, but it has some drawbacks. Aside from the difficulty in finding employees willing to work for what you are willing to pay them, there is administrative overhead. Many employees will not work as hard as you would because […]

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If Your Outgo Exceeds Your Income…

…Then your upkeep will be your downfall. The first step in attaining that work-free income we discussed last time is to free up some money to invest.  It’s a simple formula:  Income – Expenses = Seed Money.  You must have some seed to plant if you want to grow your fortune. Historical results in the […]

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What about Walking and Running?

First off, running is hard on the knees and hips.  I ran for years, sometimes six miles a day and then I began to develop all the “wear-and-tear” symptoms.  I now favor walking and deep breathing. Remember the key is to gradually make your body adjust to the new routine. You can’t go from sitting […]

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What About a Little Exercise?

We are going to shift gears here for a moment and address the other side of the weight loss equation: move more. Again, we do not want to make a huge change, so we will coax our subconscious into small changes. Maybe you would like to be able to do 50 pushups by the end […]

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