Nobody likes to look dumb. In fact, most of us work pretty hard at looking smart. It's cool, we all do it. I know I do. But what if the key to success was not being smart and successful all the time? What if we became better at what we did because we took a risk and looked bad once in a while? I recently read Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang … [Read more...] about Look Dumb & Win Contest
Sometimes Good Things Fall Apart: Starting Over
When I wrote about things falling apart last year, I was talking about my husband being laid off from his $100,000 engineering job. At the time, it seemed like the end of the world and looking back, it really was. For a long time, things just kept getting worse. Phil was laid off from two different jobs in one year; we drained most of our … [Read more...] about Sometimes Good Things Fall Apart: Starting Over
Year 2016 – New Year’s Revolution
I don’t know about anyone else but 2015 was a crappy year for us. Like seven plagues of Egypt crappy. There was the rain and hail storms that punched holes in our roof and siding. Then there was the economic downturn that cost my husband his job – twice. And then there was the family crisis that ended with bitter words and abandoned … [Read more...] about Year 2016 – New Year’s Revolution
Financial Trolls Beware, Success is Here!
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!