Case Study: How Garrett went from working for free to charging $250 an hour

June 30th, 2011

How many of us have heard “experts” warning us to NEVER work for free? “Don’t do it!” they shout. “Working for free completely devalues your work.” This is nonsense. Working for free can help you close bigger deals than you ever thought possible when you do it strategically. You go from FREE to FEE on a very clear, step-by-step ...

It’s my birthday today. Will you do me a favor?

June 30th, 2011

I turn 29 today. Creepiest pic ever  So as usual, I know it's weird to ask for my own gift, but I'm going to do it any way. Will you share one specific thing I Will Teach You To Be Rich (or my Earn1K course) has helped you do this year? This can be anything concrete and measurable: overcoming ...

Cost vs. value: the $71,000 conference that’s a bargain

June 29th, 2011

The vast majority of Americans are fixated on cost, not value. They complain about how much something costs, rather than understanding what value it could provide -- whether financially, emotionally, or otherwise. I’ve written about this before in my post on why I bought a new car, a decision commonly dismissed without any research or perspective. In that post, ...

What does the Capital One acquisition mean for ING Direct?

June 26th, 2011

I've always pledged to be brutally honest with you about the best and worst companies out there. Very few people in the personal finance space will name specific names about companies. Some of them are worried about closing the door on a sponsorship deal. Some simply don't want to be "mean." I've always found that being ULTRA-SPECIFIC -- more than ...

My Free Insider's Kit will show you how to earn more money

Case Study: How Chris found the confidence to turn down a $100,000 deal

June 23rd, 2011

Could you turn down a $100,000 deal because it didn’t fit your long-term goals? Many people's biggest challenge is finding someone to pay them at all. But not everyone. For more advanced IWT students, they don't simply want more customers -- they want the right ones. The challenge is to say "no" to low-paying, low-value work, and instead ...

The 30-Day Return-It Method to get unimaginably great results in 4 weeks

June 22nd, 2011

In college, I had a credit card that allowed me to get tons of miles for every dollar I spent and every mile flown. So when it was holiday time and my friends were flying home, I would offer to buy their tickets and they could pay me back. "Hey dude," I would say, "can I buy your ticket? I ...