The Pharaoh’s Dream

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 123-May 3 “Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”—Socrates You might remember the story of Joseph in the Bible, how he was sold into slavery by his brothers and taken to Egypt. After his misadventures with Potiphar’s wife, he was thrown into prison. But there he was discovered to have a talent for interpreting dreams. After several amazing interpretations, which later came true, word of his special talent eventually spread to the palace. The Pharaoh had been having a terrible recurring dream. In this … [Read more...]

Feast or Famine

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 122-May 2 “Winning is not a sometime thing—it’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while; you don’t do things right once in a while; you do them right all the time.”—Vince Lombardi People often ask me, “How long do I have to send out ships?” I answer, “How long do you want to eat?” You can’t ever stop sending out ships. The Universe, that big “Yes” machine, gets confused if you do. It thinks you don’t want any more good to come into your harbor, so it stops sending ships in if you stop sending ships out. For example, let’s say you are madly sending ships out every day. You’re working … [Read more...]

The Wishing-Hoping-Waiting Game

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 121-May 1 “Waiting until everything is perfect before making a move is like waiting to start a trip until all the traffic lights are green.”—Karen Ireland John had a big ship out there, sailing the ocean with all of his dreams aboard. Just one problem: Just one ship. We met for lunch one afternoon and he explained his situation. He had a fabulous idea for a product. I thought it was great. So did the major corporation that had received his proposal. But now the deal was stalled and John was running out of money. “What other corporations have you talked to?” I inquired. John looked at me, … [Read more...]

Do What Makes Money First

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 120-April 30 “If you want to leave footprints in the sands of time, wear work boots.”—Anonymous I have three rules for making money: 1.     Do what makes money now. 2.     Do what makes money soon. 3.     Do what makes money later. This is of primary importance if you are in sales or own your own business (then you’re in sales too). The primary responsibility of a business is to be profitable and the primary responsibility of a salesperson is to bring in the money. Without sales, there is no money. If there is no money, there will be no business. You need immediate money to survive. It’s no … [Read more...]

Structure and Discipline

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 119-April 29 “Everybody is creative and everybody is talented. I just don’t think everybody is disciplined. That’s a rare commodity.”—Al Hirschfeld A friend of mine once met Al Hirschfeld for lunch and had a wonderful visit with him. He remembers that at precisely one o’clock, Hirschfeld looked at his watch, and excused himself to go back to work. His discipline supported him to become a successful, famous artist. What is the structure and discipline that supports your work? I always tell people that the workshop business is a very simple business supported by three basic activities: 1. I network … [Read more...]