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Solar Eclipse

Posted by on Mar 20, 2015 in Fun, Makes you think | Comments Off on Solar Eclipse

Today we were treated with what will probably be the most dramatic solar eclipse I will ever experience in my lifetime. I will remember 2oth March 2015 for a long time. I still remember trying to get as close to the last total eclipse we had in the UK in 1999 (and failing)

I think they estimated that we had a 96% eclipse here in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire and that was a great result! (more…)

Building a legacy…

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Jobs and Careers, Makes you think, Success Tips, Working from home | Comments Off on Building a legacy…

I’ve always been keen to work with companies where they pay me commissions for the lifetime of customers that I bring them. Whilst it takes longer to build up the residual income, it’s certainly worth it because it gives a much more solid and reliable income. I have seen a lot of people crash and burn over the last 15 years that I’ve been self employed because they've chased the quick income. But the quicker it comes, the faster it leaves.

Only yesterday I was talking with someone who is a professional SEO consultant.For those who don’t know what SEO is, it’s “Search Engine Optimisation”. Basically you get a site listed at the top of Google search results. Great if you can do it and the traffic can be fantastic (I know because I had several sites at the top of the search results back in the years 2002-2005). However, from a business plan, it really is like building a house on quick sand. All Google need to do is change their algorithm again (which they WILL do at some point) and BOOM, all your traffic vanishes overnight and so do your customers. That’s no way to build a legacy!

Which brings me back to the point of my article...

I’ve just listened to a podcast from one of the companies I am currently working with and I thought it was so brilliant that I’d share it with you. If you’re interested in joining a business where the Executives understand that you want an income that lasts a lifetime not just 6 months, then get in touch with me.

Listen to the podcast: click here

I hope you enjoy this little article and as always, feel free to comment and share this post.

Thanks, Paul Hardingham.

Great advice from a billionaire…

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Investments, Makes you think, Success Tips | Comments Off on Great advice from a billionaire…

Great advice from a billionaire…

Forbes have just published their annual richest people in the world list and it got me thinking when I saw a comment from the 3rd richest person on the planet, Warren Buffett. Here’s the video I recorded…

Feel free to comment and share!

45 seconds of happiness

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

I saw this video today and it brought a big smile to my face and so I thought I would post it on my blog. Smiles are well worth sharing, so I hope you enjoy this video.

Please share it with your friends!


My First Million Dollars – What Would You Do?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Fun, Jobs and Careers, Makes you think, Working from home | 14 comments

My First Millions Dollars

What would you do? Take the million dollars or be true to yourself?

When you watch the video below you may recognise this guy. If you ask any teenager they will almost certainly recognise him. He has become a phenomenon on the internet.

There is a lot of commentary about this video.

  • "It’s a fake to get more likes on Vine where he is followed by millions"
  • "He makes enough from his new fame from television appearances, etc"

What do you think?

This is a guy who grew up in a world of dysfunction, busy trying to conform to what society thought was best for him but then decides to drop out of business school and buy a one way ticket to China. During his trip he meets a fellow traveller who asks the question…

“You’re 99 years old and on your death bed and you have one chance to come back to RIGHT NOW! What would you do?”

What would YOU do…..seriously! When you finish reading this post think about it for a few minutes.

The “freedom lifestyle” is NOT about laying around all your life on one long vacation. It’s about living a life where you adopt a different mindset, enjoy life more, do things you normally would not do, be more adventurous…..the things people typically do on vacation.

I’ve always been a pretty conventional guy accept when it comes to work.

Even though I am fast approaching 50, I have only had 9 years of my life where I’ve worked for other people. The rest of my life I have worked for myself or been in education.

When I look at a lot of people over 30 who follow convention they don’t look that happy or satisfied to me. No offence, but they just appear comfortably numb.

I imagine most people (if and when) they get to 99 wish they had made more of their life. They wish they didn't just live by other people's convention and "rules". Maybe you disagree and that’s ok and I’m not here to try to change your mind, but I would like to at least challenge you to consider it.

So, let me have your comments - how does this video make you feel?

Have a great day - but make sure you live it according to your inner self, don't just work like a clockwork robot!


The Windows R Scam – how it works and how to avoid it

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in scams | 28 comments

“Microsoft Tech Support” also known as the “Windows R” Scam and how to avoid it….

Have you ever received a call from someone with a heavy Indian accent from Microsoft saying your computer had errors or viruses? The purpose of these calls is to get an easy $299 (or whatever amount they choose) by scaring you into thinking there’s something really wrong with your computer and that they can fix it for you.

Here’s a report I found online and thought I would share here as it may help some of my own readers avoid this scam…. (more…)

Chasing the dream

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Makes you think, Success Tips | Comments Off on Chasing the dream

Whilst it’s very attractive to dream about being an early investor in “the next big thing” I see a LOT of people making a massive mistake due to either the fear of missing the wave or the greed of wanting to get rick quick. (more…)

Blue Monday

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Fun, Jobs and Careers, Makes you think, Working from home | 3 comments

sad-dogIf you’ve woken up today feeling bluer than you usually do on a Monday morning, you probably won’t be alone. Today – Monday, January 19 – is the gloomiest, unhappiest day of this new year, say experts.

The good news is, 2015 gets better… (more…)

happiness is frozen

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Fun | 12 comments

This video is so good, it just has to be shared:

Enjoy. Feel free to comment:

YouTube Video Controls

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in YouTube Tips | Comments Off on YouTube Video Controls

Have you ever added a YouTube video to a blog post and wanted to get it to automatically start playing? How about posting a video and wanting the controls to not be a distraction for the viewer? Or the best one – have you posted a video and wanted to stop YouTube from giving more suggested videos for the viewer to see after your video has played? (more…)

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