Ask yourself, How can I use my purpose to make a difference?—and your subconscious mind will open to the universe and its possibilities. Try to start each day with some quiet time to yourself, in meditation, prayer or with your morning coffee. Give yourself the space to ask yourself this question every single day. Simon T. […]
The subscription e-commerce market more than doubled in size every year between 2011 and 2016, and it continues to grow. Sephora, one of the largest cosmetics retailers in the world, is one of the brands that have pioneered the subscription space while maintaining a robust footprint of physical stores. Its “Play!” program offers a prime example of how […]
There is an old economic adage that you get less of what you tax and more of what you subsidize.
Politicians at times seem to understand this, which is why they create “sin taxes” to discourage the use of tobacco or alcohol. So why do we tax savings, investment, and productive labor? Taxing any economic activity or asset ownership is bad. But when we need taxes, we should try to tax the least valuable economic […]
“Most good marketers, as well as good entrepreneurs, are, by nature and habit, ‘spies’. We spy on our competitors, we spy on our customers, we spy on every business we visit or patronize, in search of a transferable idea, an exploitable flaw, a new opportunity.” Dan Kennedy
We’ve been writing about this gizmo named Effie for nearly two years now — it’s a home device built by a British startup that’s designed to take the pain out of ironing. This relatively small device on wheels can reportedly iron up to a dozen different items of clothing at once.
If the year 1913 rings a bell, it may be because that’s also the year Congress created the Federal Reserve.
It’s no wonder the size and scope of government has expanded immensely since that year. Peter Schiff, The Real Crash
Aside from being hugely successful media moguls (not to mention, billionaires), they didn’t let early-career setbacks block their roads to success. Told that she didn’t have the chops for television news, Winfrey was fired from her first news reporter gig. Cuban was axed from a job as a software salesperson after disobeying his boss in […]
She always knew she wanted to start her own business, she just didn’t know what kind of business. Sound familiar? So, Sylvia Inks asked friends and colleagues what they saw her as an expert in, and what they go to her for advice and help with. Their answers? “They said I’m great with finances, and […]
How can we stop the constant devaluation of the dollar? How do we return to sound money?
Many of my friends and ideological fellow travelers have a simple answer: End the Fed. But for practical reasons, we should preserve an independent central bank that provides a single currency. But in order to prevent the sort of bailout gamesmanship we’ve seen, we should bar the Fed from owning U.S. treasuries, as the original […]