March 2013

Every so often, so many cool things are happening with my friends that I feel compelled to share with you.

Today is one of those days.

Here’s four projects that are worth your attention:

Fizzle – Honest Video Training for Online Business Builders

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If you haven’t checked out Fizzle, you’re missing out. It’s like leveling up your business by going to a party. Who said business training had to be boring anyway?

Corbett, Chase and Caleb (they call themselves the “Three C’s”) drop the knowledge you need to move your dreams forward and have fun while doing it.

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Are You Getting High on Self Help?

Did you know that buying a new book can release the same endorphins as if you were having sex?

A recent study showed that purchases of material things give momentary highs, while purchases of experiences give more lasting highs. But whether they fizzle out quickly or linger longer, both give you the sensation of fleeting bliss.

A similar experience happens any time you’re attempting to make a personal change.

I’ve known people who are addicted to buying books yet they’ve read less than 20% of what’s on their shelves.

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How to Save 12 Months of Living Expenses to Fund Your Freedom

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Janelle Allen of The Grand Life.

When I was 22, I took a free entrepreneurship seminar offered at my university. Everything was going well until we started talking about money.

As we turned our eyes and ears to the forty-something instructor, he said something that I’ll never forget: “If you want to start a business and need money, just ask your parents.”

Yeah, sure. Asking my parents for money to start a business wasn’t an option.

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If the number one dream killer is “doing what works,” then the number one life-killer is preparing to live.

Think about it. We spend endless amounts of time in preparation for some future event.

We’re constantly trying to improve to have a better life. But the better life never comes. Why? Because there’s always more improving to do.

We mask endless improvement-seeking as a venture of growth. But all it really is is fake growth in a shrewd disguise. It’s not real growth.

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