Month: September 2011

So, You Just Want to Make Some Money by Jim Straw

So You Just Want to Make Some Money (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Sometimes I get tickled pea-green over lavender, especially when I receive an email like this… Please remove me from your list. I don’t want to know about how to do business, I just want to make some money. This puzzles me. You see, the only way I know to make money without doing business is …

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Getting and Keeping Charles F. Haanel's Wealth Consciousness

Getting and Keeping Charles F. Haanel’s Wealth Consciousness

The “wealth consciousness” (or the “money consciousness,” the two will be used interchangeably in this article) is more than merely thinking that you are wealthy or that you have a “right” to be wealthy. It is a way of looking at the world and seeing opportunities, possibilities, and avenues for wealth creation. Have you ever …

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Build Your House on the Slope of Mount Vesuvius

Build Your House on the Slope of Mount Vesuvius

I am somewhat sensitive to sounds. If I hear something out of place — an errant squeak, a slightly off-balance picture on a shelf that knocks as it wobbles when a person walks by it — I have to investigate the source of the sound and fix it so as to make it stop. When I heard a …

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Your Garden

One of my favorite quotes — one that guides much of my life and work — is a Japanese proverb: Your garden is not complete until there’s nothing more you can take out of it. A garden cannot have EVERYTHING in it. If it does, it ceases to be a garden and instead becomes a mess. A …

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