In the spirit of the Christmas season I want to share a little known business lesson from Ebenezer Scrooge, the famous character from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Scrooge is, as Dickens describes him, “… a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner!” In short he’s become our epitome of cold, selfish, and greedy. [Continue Reading]
Archives for December 2013
What is Your Crossover Point
to Financial Independence?
Just because you’re reading this article, I know you likely have dreams and aspirations that motivate your financial game plan. Maybe you just want a long break (a mini-retirement or permanent retirement) from the grind that has become your life. Maybe you want to switch careers to something more fun and fulfilling (even if the [Continue Reading]
My 5-Part Plan to Sell a House Quickly
Background: The Nastiest House We’ve Ever Seen Earlier this year my business partner and I found ourselves with a VERY ugly house. Actually, ugly is an understatement. Our normal clean-out crew wouldn’t touch this house. It was NASTY. The smell of roaches, feces, and dog urine all mixed together with the piles of trash and [Continue Reading]