How to legally ship packages at the Post Office for as much as 10% less

You’ve seen the commercials for postage machines. Well, you don’t need one. And you don’t need a subscription service at to save money and time every time you ship a package through the Postal Service. I discovered how to save money on every package when someone recently donated a large collection of collectibles to … Read more

Big rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

One day, an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget. As he stood in front of the group of high-powered overachievers, he said, “Okay, time for a quiz” and he pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouth mason … Read more

The single most powerful thing you can do today

They usually arrive in the deepest darkest days of winter. Their appearance signals the message that the days will indeed brighten, clouds will give way to sunshine, and long nights will be pushed back by longer days. What are “they?” They are seed catalogs, those colorful paper promises of better times just ahead. They bring … Read more

How to take a little and make it even less – Part 2

Rich people would rather be educated than entertained. This is a big one for me. So many of my Facebook friends fill their posts with their latest concert outing, theme park visit, vacation destination, or entertainment purchase. Wealthy people enjoy life, but their primary focus is knowing more not partying more. The average American watches … Read more