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Sales for shy people

No matter what business you’re in, you’re going to somehow, some way, some shape or form deal with people. It’s unavoidable. It can be quite intimidating trying to sell people on your product or services, especially when you’re new in … Continue reading

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Why you will never get rich doing Internet surveys

If you’ve ever done any kind of market research, you know the legitimacy of Focus Groups, Mystery Shopping, and Exit Interviews. More than once, I’d gather, you’ve been approached in the mall by someone who is desperate for your opinion … Continue reading

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Is Global Information Network (GIN) a Scam?

Several years ago, I attended a weekend retreat for entrepreneurs that included a seminar by Marshall Sylver, a known Las Vegas hypnotist and performer turned “wealth-builder”. While I am impressed with Mr. Sylver’s rags to riches story, I was not … Continue reading

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Why you will never get rich stuffing envelopes

I’ll admit it. When I was in college, I sent away $19.95 so that I could become a millionaire…stuffing envelopes at home. Surprisingly it didn’t work out the way I thought. (Note the sarcasm.) I did actually receive something for my … Continue reading

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Five Jobs Everyone Should Experience

It is my opinion that frankly, jobs stink. No one should have to rely on someone else’s business to make income. Time and time again, pensions are cut, salaries wane, and layoffs are imminent. Ideally, we’d all be self-employed, creating … Continue reading

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Why you will never get rich assembling products from home

I know you’ve seen the ads. Somewhere in the depths of the “Classified” section, there it is, calling out to you,“Assemble Products at home. No experience necessary. Make $200-$2000 a week! You get giddy. Perhaps you’re a stay at home mom, … Continue reading

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Why I love Direct Sales, MLM, and Network Marketing

Ok, so you want to get out of the rat race, you want to have more time to do things that you want to do, be it spending more time with family, traveling, or creating the next great symphony. Whatever. … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Work at Home Opportunities and Work at Home Jobs

While you’re surfing online for “work at home” jobs, you’ll see many ads from companies that require fees to get started. If you feel like you’re being scammed because someone wants you to buy into a business, keep in mind … Continue reading

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Unemployment benefits available to aspiring entrepreneurs

The workforce is changing and we can no longer rely on our employers to take care of us throughout our working years. Self-employment is a labor market trend and has grown by 28 percent from 2003-2008, according to the U.S. … Continue reading

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My hairdresser hates me

Seriously. My hairdresser hates me. Ok, she says she doesn’t, but I know better. I only see her twice a year, and every time I see her, I want something different. Not like, “A little more off the top” different, … Continue reading

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