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How to have regular income (even when you own your own business)

When you own a business, it can be tempting to take your business income as your own, but setting up regular income is a better system. … Read More

Why you don’t charge what you’re worth

As a therapist or other private practitioner, you may struggle to charge enough for your services, but here’s why you should raise your rates. I’ve been enjoying giving my continuing education class for therapists on financial wellness in the therapeutic … Read MoreRead More

Entrepreneurs, are you also focusing on your personal finances?

Entrepreneurs, especially solopreneurs, can end up neglecting their personal finances, to the detriment of both their business and life. I can still remember the coaching session with a client who owned his own business. I asked him what his income … Read MoreRead More

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Why I charge for my services

I am not good at asking for money. If you want an example of my personal hell, it would be to be one those of people who stand on street corners and accost you as you pass. “Hey friend! You’re … Read MoreRead More

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What pennies taught me about the problem of private interest in government

I long for the days where it seemed like we fully funded the federal government to do its job or serving its people and keeping private interests in check. I think so much good could come from another set of … Read MoreRead More

Can I help you plan a flight?

  “You could totally make a business out of that.” I was explaining the various details of my upcoming mileage run to my dinner companion. She must have noticed the wildness in my eyes as I talked excitedly about connections, … Read MoreRead More

Why free markets don’t foster competition

  My favorite class in high school was my 11th grade American Studies. Sadly no longer offered in a world of AP courses and teach-to-the-test education, this was a combination of American history and and American literature. I never had … Read MoreRead More

How disruptive innovation enables effective protest

  Last time, I talked about how protesting a single oil company wasn’t an effective way to effect change. Instead, I argued for reducing car-dependency through land use changes. This undermining of a business model is known as disruptive innovation, … Read MoreRead More