You Are Unique—Market It!

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 205-July 24 “It is never to late to be what you might have been.”—George Eliot I was introduced to networking by my insurance agent, the late Sharlee Bishin. She came by my office one day, when I had only had my bookkeeping business for about a year. We chatted for a bit, and she asked me, “Where are you networking?” I looked at her blankly. “What’s networking?” I asked. Horrified, she said, “Come with me, dear,” and we were off to a dinner meeting of Women’s Referral Service, a wonderfully friendly group of supportive businesswomen (and men) founded by Nancy Sardella. It didn’t take me long to … [Read more...]

Everyone’s in Sales

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 204-July 23 “I don’t care how many degrees you have on the wall, if you don’t know how to sell, you’re probably going to starve.”—George Forman Some of the stories in this book look like they’re meant just for salespeople and business owners. They aren’t. If you are a salaried employee, someone owns the business you work for and someone is in charge of raising the money to run it. Top salaries and perks are handed out to the people who are best at bringing in the money. Learn how they do it and contribute to the cause. Be one of the people who care about cash flow, cutting expenses, maximum efficiency, … [Read more...]

Working Is Fun

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 203-July 22 “Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that power to work is a blessing, that love of work is success.”—David O. McKay A third of your life is spent working, a third is spent sleeping, and the other third is for having fun. If you love your work and your work is also your play, then two thirds of your life will be fun. It is up to you to create your life this way. Have you ever listened to interviews with movie stars talking about how much they love their work? Many times they say they can’t believe they get paid to do it, it is so much fun. And they never seem to be … [Read more...]

Memorial Days

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 200-July 19 “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”—Christopher Crowfield The clock read 12:40 A.M. My heart hammered as I gripped the telephone, listening to my sister, Jane. “Mom’s been taken to the hospital in critical condition.” “I’m on my way,” I replied. I jumped out of bed, pulled on pants and a tee shirt, grabbed my purse, and was out the door. Alone in the car, I thought about mom. Bright and cheerful, she had just been to her 50th high school reunion, played golf with her friends, and baked a pie for the Memorial Day dinner we were having … [Read more...]

Life Missions

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 199-July 18 “Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.”—Aristophanes I believe that. I believe we come to this planet to learn and grow in spiritual understanding. It is school. When people have learned the lessons they’ve come to learn, helped the people they came to help, they move on to the next level of experience. It is hard for those of us left behind to say goodbye—we miss them. We may feel incomplete or that we have unfinished business or just that we want to hold them or talk to them one more time. We … [Read more...]