“How much should I charge?” The dangers of working for free.

I get a million questions about how much to charge for your services. This is a lot of fun to talk about since pricing is deeply rooted in psychology. Also, most of us have crippling beliefs that cause us to dramatically under-charge. I say this from experience: I’ve worked for free, I’ve charged $25,000 for a half-day ...

“I did all the right things… and look how it turned out”

Imagine someone who “did all the right things” their whole life. They... Studied hard and went to a good school Got a good job Met a nice girl/guy and got married Had 2 kids and bought a house Saved some money as they grew older Now, truthfully, for a lot of people, this works out pretty well. It’s ...

Earning multiple streams of income

I love December because everyone else is getting fat and lazy, yet top performers are busy dominating. See, if you put even a small amount of work in in December, you can hit the ground running in January and be off to the races, while others are still wasting time creating vague New Year’s resolutions. It’s like starting ...

The surprising insights going from $20/hr to $3,000/hr

I used to get really weird reactions when I would quote my hourly consulting rate -- and it was only $20 back then. Fast forward to the last time I did consulting, when I quoted my hourly rate of $3,000, and I got barely a raised eyebrow. How did I go from $20 to $3,000/hour in a ...

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Case Study: How Julia went from $8 to $125 per hour

Think about what it would mean to go from $8/hour to $125/hour. It’s a complete socio-economic shift -- you have the ability to save, plan ahead, and buy things you would never be able to do at $8/hour. Today, an amazing story about how one of my students did just that -- even though she had ...

How to raise your rates

A bunch of sex-crazed IWT readers keep demanding that I do personal appearances, so I’ve decided their wish is my command. A few parts of that last sentence are not true. Here’s a video I just did on how to raise your rates (including the word-for-word script to use): [embed width="520"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...