“Bail out” for Small Business Owners

For the last 4 months, I’ve worked with Silicon Valley Business Coach and former McKinsey consultant, Victor Cheng. Victor is a “big thinker”, and significant source of knowledge when it comes to creating and sustaining a profitable small business, even during a recession. In order to help “bail out” small business owners, Victor is giving […]

Smooth sailing…

On Twitter, the other day, I re-tweeted a memorable quote: “Smooth waters do not a skillful sailor make.” This quote, an African proverb, has hung with me ever since. This quote reminds me of the time, in my early 20s, when I lived on a sail boat in the South Pacific. I was new to […]

17 days makes a difference…

One day you are talking about the book you are GOING to write… 17 days later you are promoting the book you have written. This is not hogwash, these are real people creating real action. If you want to have success similar to Sanyika*, or others in the 17-Day Book Challenge, raise your hand and […]

Her book has already been featured on national TV…

17-Day Book Challenger, Sanyika Calloway Boyce, has already started to promote her book, which she completed during the 17-Day Book Challenge. Give Yourself Credit was featured on yesterday’s episode of the Mike & Juliet Show, during her Financial Fix-up segment. Give Yourself Credit will be available online this Fall. Congratulations Sanyika, a.k.a the Financial Fitness […]

She wrote an entire manuscript in just 17 days… really she did!

Actress, entrepreneur and teacher, Melissa Steach, wrote her book in just 17 days. Now she feels totally empowered, because she has the skills to publish her book, market her message, and make more money. Listen to her story:

Do you have WEALTH shame?

My friend and fellow entrepreneur (she also used to be a client), Alexis Martin Neely writes an amazing piece on the wealth shame permeating our society during this current economic crisis. I agree with her article wholeheartedly. Rather than be peeved by other people’s successes and “wealth”, be inspired and happy for them. When you […]

17-Day Book Challenge Produces Results!

17 days ago, Sanyika Calloway Boyce, aka “The Financial Fitness Coach” and @mediastarr, had an idea around her second personal finance book – and that was all. Now, 17 days later, she has her final cover and a rough draft of her manuscript, which she will take to traditional publishers or self-publish. Either way, at […]

Self-publishing a book: 25 things you need to know – CNET

While traditional publishers hit hard times, self-publishing companies like Lulu and Amazon’s BookSurge and CreateSpace are thriving. CNET’s David Carnoy discusses the ins and outs. read more | digg story

A $500 Million Dollar tip from a former bootstrapper…

Out of the blue, about two weeks ago, I got an email from a guy who sold his business for $500 million. He requested my help. “When the teacher is ready the students will appear.” Check out my video in which I tell you what this former bootstrapper says about Sugar daddies, plus 3 steps […]

EZINE ARTICLE: 17 Common Myths About Book Publishing and How to Avoid Their Traps

Most wanna-be authors hold false beliefs about the publishing business that are either outdated or were purely mythical to begin with. Here’s how to avoid making mistakes by believing these myths. Continue reading here…

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