Category Archives: The Anti 9 to 5 mindset

Top 10 worst uses of your time

I recently read, Career Success without a Real Job by Ernie Zelinski.  It was lighthearted, fun, and full of inspiration on how to get what you want out of life.  One of the things that caught my eye was his … Continue reading

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10 Habits of leaders

Are you a leader? Do you inspire others? Are you willing to do what needs to be done, even when others gripe? Although some people are born leaders, many feel that sense of fear when confronted with “being in charge.” … Continue reading

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Sixteen rules to live by

At some point, I came across this gem of 16 Rules to Live By. I wish I could claim it as my own, but they were compiled by Bob Parsons, the Founder of Godaddy.com. While there’s a lot that I … Continue reading

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Should kids pay taxes on a lemonade stand?

Each summer, entrepreneurial kids will hit the driveways of America selling cookies and lemonade to passersby. Little thought is given to the legalities and regulations of this rite of passage because, after all, they’re just kids, right? One year at … Continue reading

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Eleven things money can’t buy

My business goes through periods of great and, well, not-so-great cash-flow.  In other words: I never know from month to month how much money I’m going to make. It’s the pain of living the life as “Queen of the Random … Continue reading

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Focus on the positive in 5 easy steps

Have you ever noticed how people who are negative attract negative forces to their lives? I’m sure you’ve met a few people who have had nothing but problems…they just can’t get a break. The whole world is out to get … Continue reading

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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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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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“I Have Never Held a Traditional Job Longer than nine Months”

“I have never held a traditional job longer than 9 months.  And even that job, working at Barnes n’ Noble, was split: 5 months in the Detroit area, one month off and then 4 months in Seattle…” So begins the … Continue reading

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