In this TED talk, designer Stefan Sagmeister reveals how he applied one key idea to get more happiness: "do less of the things that make you unhappy, and more of the things that make you happy." A compulsive list maker, ...

7 Tips For Happy Work

Creative Work, Self Employment

Watchmen comic book author Alan Moore on why you should stick with your passions, and particularly your unique identity and experiences - to succeed in life. And there is a nice little touch where he suggests why you ...

Keeping it Real

Self Employment

There is a great article over at Inc.com by Jason Fried of 37signals. Comparing making money to learning to play the drums well, he emphasizes the importance of practice. I have a degree in finance, but I don't remember ...

How to Make Money? Practice.

Entrepreneurs, Get Rich Tips, Self Employment

Ok, schooltime again, everyone take a seat and spit out your gum. Today's lesson is from Jerry Kaplan (Google it), and a lecture he gave at Stanford listing the five biggest mistakes he's seen others make. The first ...

The Five Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Entrepreneurs, Get Rich Tips, Self Employment

One of the most refreshing developments in the entrepreneur world is the emergence of the short business plan. In the 80's and 90's it was all about the maxi plan - include everything that can possibly be calculated, ...

Short, Simple and Sweet Business Plans

Entrepreneurs, Self Employment

Many of us have a skill, art, talent or dream we know is lying dormant, ready to let rip if the opportunity arises. Perhaps you are a keen musician, have a novel rattling around in your head (or at least the love of coffee ...

Making Money From Your Art

Entrepreneurs, Get Rich Tips, Self Employment, Wealth Strategies