Goldhat: A New Way to Monetize Your Web Content

As some of you know, I’ve been working full-time on a web application that I believe could help many more people make money online. Although I had planned not to reveal the concept of the website until it was launched, in order to be able to do business with online merchant account providers I had […]

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The Greatest Lesson I Chose Not To Learn

The only way have principles but not live by them is to avoid the Truth, to fool yourself into feeling that you’ve honored your  principles when in reality you haven’t.  In order to do this you create  excuses to shelter yourself from the Truth,  and thus avoid the fear and uncertainty that comes with facing […]

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Finding Happiness in Self-Employment: A Postal Employee Goes Rogue…in a good way

This is a guest post by  Jennifer Monahan. Jennifer was kind enough to share with me her experiences in creating an ideal career for herself despite the uncertainty and risks that go with it. It’s stories like these that reflect the core of this website’s theme. If you have such a story to share, please […]

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The Self-Employed Mindset

If you Google the words “How to become self-employed,” you’ll find a lot of advice about quitting your job, creating a plan for your own business, and of course, a few too good to be true pyramid schemes that promise a six figure income in just half a year. Most of these blog articles and […]

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Fun With Affirmations! *OR* Why You Can’t Become a Space Vampire.

In his audio series, The Psychology of Selling, Brian Tracy tells the story of a top salesman who attributed his success to just one thing: affirmations. Just before the salesman went to meet with a client he would repeat to himself: “I am the best! I am the best! I am the greatest salesperson in […]

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Guest Post Giveaway

As some of you know, about six months ago I shut down my freelance writing site full-time-writer.com (notice the blank home page) and have let some real good articles on my old site lay dormant without many people visiting them. At first I thought about submitting them for guest posts but as they were published […]

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How to Sell Ideas

Why should you learn how to sell ideas? Can’t you just write and let the ideas sell themselves? It’d be nice, but in most cases you can’t. It’s not enough for ideas to spread solely based on their merits. There are countless writers, artists, university professors, and inventors who devote their whole lives to creating […]

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Forget Your Weaknesses. Develop Your Strengths.

Note: This article appeared on my old website full-time-writer.com. As it most definitely applies to the theme of this blog, I’ve re-published it. Enjoy. The idea that we should turn our weaknesses into our strengths is a common theme in the self-help community. There are countless books and blogs that tell us to focus on […]

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The Rise of the Generalist Part III: How to Thrive as a Generalist

Just because specialists aren’t doing as well as they used to doesn’t mean that being a generalist is easy. In the corporate job market, specialists are still the ones who are picked first while generalists seemed doomed to fight each other for the  leftover scraps. There is, however, a growing breed of generalist that doesn’t […]

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The Rise of the Generalist Part II: The Specialist’s Survival Guide

As a specialist your job security is vulnerable to market forces and technological progress. The next big innovation will make it possible for a less skilled person to perform the same tasks as you do now. When this happens you’ll be given a choice between a pay cut or the door. If you choose the […]

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