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Why it’s Bad to have a ‘Good Job’.

by Joe Barnes

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Rebellion

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Date: Dec 5, 2012

'"So how's John doing?'""Oh, he's doing well. He's got a 'good job' working in the city.'"Although fictional, this is an exact replica of many conversations I've had with people over the years. It usually takes place when meeting friends, old friends I haven't seen for a while and parents of friends etc . . . The term 'good job' and the message it conveys might be specific to the UK, but I...


The 4 ‘Must Have’ Character Traits to Live your Dreams

by Joe Barnes

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Mind Set

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Date: Oct 18, 2012

I set out on a journey to live my dreams* 10 years ago. Aghast that my life could just pass me by without any great adventure or calling, I was certain that there was more to this existence than making money to survive and walking the well-worn path that most people seem to follow. However, the only foundation I had to build this new life upon was a vision. While pondering my future post unive...


Why Becoming a Millionaire DOESN’T Make you Rich Anymore

by Joe Barnes

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Mind Set

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Date: Oct 5, 2012

If your salary was $160,000/£100,000 per year would you consider yourself poor? Probably not, but Felix Dennis, publisher and owner of Dennis Publishing (Maxim, The Week) would certainly think so. He is also an author, and it’s in his book, How to Get Rich, that he outlines exactly how much money you need to be rich. Before you dismiss his claims as yet another multi-millionaire looking down on...


What Everybody Ought to Know About the Easy Path

by Joe Barnes

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Inspiration

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Date: Sep 21, 2012

Please draw your attention to the graph on your left. The y axis is a difficulty rating scale with 10 being the highest, and 1 the lowest. On the x axis we have the years of a person’s life, starting with 25 and finishing at 75. The blue curve is the theoretical chart of a person who, faced with a life changing opportunity at the age of 25, decides to stick with the path they know (easy path). ...