Swimming in Corporations

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 249-September 6 “I will smile at friend and foe alike and make every effort to find, in him or her, a quality to praise, now that I realize the deepest yearning of human nature is the craving to be appreciated.”—Og Mandino There is a dynamic between business owners and employees that is disempowering to both: resentment. Employees often feel that they are unfairly exploited, that they aren’t paid enough, that they don’t enjoy enough privileges, perks, benefits, freedom, etc. They feel trapped by the bargain they have made to exchange dollars for time, then resent the time and feel the dollars aren’t … [Read more...]

Go to the Top

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 248-September 5 “In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fall immediately, they had better aim at something high.”—Henry David Thoreau Michelle was having difficulties marketing her services. She was making calls daily and recording them in her Ships Log, but she was not getting the results she wanted. Time after time, the people she spoke to listened politely and then said they’d call back later when they were interested. After I asked her a few questions, the problem became clear: she was making her sales pitch to the company receptionist! Now, receptionists are … [Read more...]

Motivation

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 247-September 4 “So many thirsty pass so close to the water, yet do not drink.”—Sufi Proverb Jim Rohn, a great speaker and business philosopher, wrote that motivation is a mystery. He said, “Give a lecture to a thousand people. One walks out and says, ‘I’m going to change my life.’ Another one walks out with a yawn and says, ‘I’ve heard all this before.’ Why is that?” He shakes his head in wonder that a millionaire tells a thousand people about a book that started him on the path to wealth, yet very few of them ever get the book. If people are listening to this man talk, and probably paid money to hear … [Read more...]

The Optimism Insurance Policy

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 246-September 3 “How many joys are crushed under foot because people look up at the sky and disregard what is at their feet?”—Catharina Elisabetha Goethe Al the accountant bought a lottery ticket for himself every week. He said that it was his optimism insurance policy. Each week when he bought his ticket, he had fun thinking that he could win the lottery and become a millionaire. He smiled and spoke of how it much fun it was to think about having something wonderful like that happen. It kept him in a happy frame of mind all week. When the day of the drawing arrived, he would look at his ticket and … [Read more...]

Son of Jaws

Updated insider information by Chellie Campbell, author of “The Wealthy Spirit: Daily Affirmations for Financial Stress Reduction” 243-August 31 “A pessimist, confronted with two bad choices, chooses both.”—Jewish Proverb “Trouble, my friend, you got trouble. That begins with a ‘T’ and that rhymes with ‘P’ and that stands for…prospect,” I thought to myself, paraphrasing the words and music from "The Music Man". I watched the prospective client pace in front of me as he ranted and raved about his last bookkeeper. He complained vociferously about what a bad accounting job had been done and told how he had fired the bookkeeper and was looking for a new one. He hoped I would be better. Alarm bells were clanging in my head. I asked … [Read more...]