The worst mistake when trying to earn more…

This week I have an example of the worst mistake I see people making when trying to earn money on the side. This is subtle, but profoundly important. You could have the greatest idea, and if you fail to pay attention to this (I'll show you below), you will never make money. Ok, check this email back-and-forth out. This is ...

Case Study: This software engineer just made another $5,300

Ed, 34, is a software engineer. He’s married and lives in a big city. He’s got a degree and a masters in computer science, and has spent the last 8 years programming for defense companies. But, despite working up to 11 hour days and earning more than $100,000 a year, Ed still wanted a side project. STOP! ...

“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 ...

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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 ...