College Student Earns $25 per Hour!

_The big secret in life is that there is

There aren’t too many jobs you can get as a college student that will pay $25 per hour. It is important to find every great opportunity and take advantage of it. Check this one out. My daughter went away to college 5 years ago. Since she had a lot of babysitting experience she took the…

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Can College Debt Keep You From Work That You Love?

_Live Like No One Else so That Later, You

Can College Debt keep you from finding work that you love? I want to explore this question a bit. First, a great story. I read about a young couple that got married right out of college. Neither of them had any loans because they were determined to be debt free. That also applied to buying…

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Five Inspiring Lessons from a High School Entrepreneur

An idea in your head is safe and useless

Last week I shared a story about Mitch, who just killed it by taking action on an idea. He literally earned over $4000 in one weekend by pursuing a rare opportunity. Now I want to explain what we all can learn from this high school student. His story is inspiring. Whether you want to be…

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Student Earns $4000 in One Weekend

Many a good opportunity has been missed

Over two years ago, I published a post about a high school student that I thought had earned over $2000 in one weekend. I had heard reports about his success, but they were dramatically understated. Two grand in one weekend is pretty amazing, but $4000 is incredible! I had a chance to interview him in…

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Take a Step Toward Your Future Today

Take a Step Toward Your Future Today

This week a young man from my neighborhood wanted to take action on an idea. Together we have talked about businesses that he could start as a 13 year old. One idea was to sell ice cream treats in a few local areas where there are lots of children. So together we made it happen…

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College Students, Don’t Wait to Find a Job in Your Career Field

College Students, Don't Wait to find a job in Your Field

I was recently speaking to a second year trade school student about his college experience. He said that he enjoyed his first year of school but that he was learning even more from his job. He had just completed a 60 hour week of summer work as an electrician laborer. He is getting critical experience…

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What Are You Moving Toward?

What Are You Moving Toward_

When you are in a bad job situation, any job seems better than your current job. This may not be the best attitude when it comes to your job search. Desperation will cause you to make even more desperate choices and settle for something that is “slightly less bad” than what you are leaving. This…

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How to Get on Your Future Employer’s Radar

Move out of your comfort zone.

When it comes to the Job Search Process, most people don’t want to get out of their comfort zone. But if you want a better than average opportunity, then you may need to stretch your thinking a bit. The best way to get the attention of your future employer is to be the only one…

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Look for the Right COMPANY to Find the Right Job

Jobs that don't get posted

When looking for a dream job, or a job that is a good fit, it is best to focus on finding the right company. All good companies need good people. When you keep this in mind, you realize that there are likely more opportunities out there than you find in the classified section of the…

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What About You is Unique?

What About You is Unique_

This week I interviewed a man who was a Russian Naval Officer during the cold war. Through a long process he and his family are now citizens of the United States. I found myself drawn to him because of his interesting story, his accent, his politeness, his skills but most of all his unique perspective…

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