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The Fickle Finger of Fate and the Freaky Focus Formula.

The Fickle Finger of Fate and the Freaky Focus Formula I was talking to someone the other day, and she brought up the topic of fate.  In her world outcomes are pre-determined, and there’s not much we can do about it.  She mentioned the F word many times – fate.  Fate is about accepting your […]

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What My Mentors Taught Me

Can a Mentor Help You Grow Your Home Based Business? I’ve had many mentors over the years. Most were in the offline world. But I also had a couple in the online world, one of whom is still a good friend to this day (all these years later.) But I can attribute a lot of […]

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Commitment Phobes and Nervous Nellies

Is Fear of Commitment the New Normal For Home Business Marketers? Some people would rather do anything than roll up their sleeves and do some work. They sign up for different money making programs as if the mere act of joining would somehow change their lives. It can’t. But winning the lottery has an irresistible […]

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Communication Primer – Don’t Pre-Judge People!

Weird Austrian Turns Me Into His Strudel Poodle (You Can’t Always Judge a Book By Its Cover) First impressions count, right? Not always. Recently I was at a rock and roll bar. Just your standard Phnom Penh bar complete with the usual suspects – hookers, lookers, desperates, degenerates, and of course, she-males. Amidst all of […]

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Affiliate Marketing – Small Ticket Versus Big Ticket Products

Time For BED, Get GPT Instead Today I want to talk about filthy lucre. Well actually it’s night time for me, because as I write, it’s late.  But I just had to finish it before I wander off to the wonderful land of nod. I want to discuss the issue of business models. If you […]

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Who Cares About Your Network Marketing Business?

People Couldn’t Care Less About Your Silly Home Business Many moons ago, before the advent and rise of the internet, it was much simpler.  And in some respects, it was easier to make money. There weren’t that many opportunities from which to choose.  Way back then it was often a choice between Amway, Herbalife, Nu […]

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The Dot Com Lifestyle and You

Can You Have Your Own Dot Com Lifestyle? The other day I saw a message from one of my business partners, Matt Lloyd.  He was sharing some amazing advice that he recently shared with his list of subscribers, including me.  It’s a long article but after reading it I thought he totally nailed it.  It […]

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Home Business Success: Eggs in One Basket, or Spread the Risk?

Is It Better to Focus On One Home Business Program? In the home business space, there are 2 schools of thought. One is that you should commit 100% to your biz opp. Keep your blinkers on and sooner or later you’ll make some money. The other view is that you must spread your risk and […]

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Digital Nomads: The 3 Freedoms

  Digital Nomads – Free As a Bird? I’ve been making money online since 2006.  But I became a true digital nomad in November 2013.  That’s when I boarded a plane for Asia from my home country of Australia.  I haven’t returned.  Since then I’ve lived in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Cambodia.  I’ve also visited […]

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How to Handle the Online Haters

Tips to Handle Online Haters  Haters are everywhere. In the offline world, their worst excesses are more likely to be kept in check.  But in the online space, they can spew their venom anonymously usually without repercussions. In a very real sense, social media sites etc. can bring out the worst in people if for no […]

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