I saw a great sign once at the Social Security office in Massachusetts. It said,
“Only have a quick question? So does everyone else. Go to the back of the line!”
It wasn’t great customer service perhaps, but if you are the one everyone comes to asking, “Hey got a minute for a quick question?” I bet you wish you could have this sign over your desk!
As a society, we have been taught to spend every penny we make, so it is not surprising to learn that over 50% of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck. For many of us, these habits are destroying our chances of having any sort of financial freedom and financial peace.
This is a dangerous trap, and it’s time to get out!
The key to achieving financial freedom is simple – PAY YOURSELF FIRST!
In my prior two posts, I mentioned the #1 worst marketing mistake ~ not providing your contact information in every type of communication you have with people, so that it is easy for them to get in touch with you.
That way, you don’t miss out on potential clients, customers, referrals or joint ventures.
When I was teaching English to farm workers, one thing that caused the most trouble were the idioms and phrases commonly used in the United States that make no sense or have no context outside of our culture.