In 1975, Keith Jarrett, a world-renowned jazz pianist, was scheduled to play a concert at the Koln Concert Hall in Germany. Unfortunately, the piano he was supposed to play was all wrong. It was too small, sounded tinny, out of tune and the pedals tended to stick. At first, Jarrett refused to play. Who wants to be asked to create something … [Read more...] about 20 Ways Being in Debt Can Make You More Creative
It’s a brand new year and people every where are busily going about their New Year’s resolutions. They are going to the gym, attending church, being nicer to mom and building budgets. It’s the same thing every year and we’re all really great at it for the first three weeks for January. After that, most of us start falling back into our old … [Read more...] about Are New Year’s Resolutions Worth It?
This is part of the Unconventional Guide GRS series (affiliate link) by JD Roth from Get Rich Slowly. I’m working through the material and have started writing about it again. If you want some back story, check out some of my earlier posts: GRS Week 1 GRS Week 2: $750 Extra Income GRS Week 3: Money & Happiness Financial trolls. I … [Read more...] about Financial Trolls Beware, Success is Here!
I’m a big fan of Chris Guillebeau and his Unconventional Guides series. I love his unflagging optimism and his appreciation for the weird and wonderful ways people find meaning in their lives. Recently, he teamed up with J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly (GRS) fame and put out a GRS Guide for purchase on his website. I had been in a funk lately and was … [Read more...] about Get Rich Slowly Guide Wk 3: Money & Happiness
I have one of those “pursue your passion” jobs. You know the kind – one of those warm fuzzy jobs that touch hearts and change lives. It’s the kind that people quit their high-powered careers to pursue so they can self-actualize and become their best selves. There’s a lot floating around on the internet about turning your passion into your dream job … [Read more...] about Forget your Passion, Pursue your Life*