Why You Don’t Deserve A Raise

Let’s take a minute and talk about your compensation. I know that some of you are looking for that raise this year. I know that you’ve been putting in the hours. I know that you’ve taken on the stress. But there is something you need to understand. Hours working does not equate to hours improving ~ Jeffrey Kelly If you …

3 Reasons To Avoid A Management Position

Some people are “right for management” while others “clash with management”. Some people dream of a management role while others consider it something to be avoided at all costs. Why is it that there are so many differing reactions? I knew that my path led to a management role from the very start and I took every opportunity I could …

How To Use 1/1’s To Get A Promotion

When was the last time you had a 1/1 With your boss? With your bosses boss? … and you talked about your career instead of your tasks? One on one meetings with your boss and bosses-boss are the most important part of advancing your corporate career. Sure, you need to be the sort of person who delivers good work. Sure, …

How To Sell Websites To Small Non-Profits

Intro – What are we talking about, three easy steps If you’re in the business of creating websites and you’re looking to provide your services to non-profits it is important to understand how these organizations differ from for-profit businesses. The most fundamental thing you need to understand is that non-profits are looking for donors and volunteers. Without these two groups …

How To Lose Money Fast On Google Ads

Google advertising is a great way to generate traffic to your website and your products. AdWords and product ads get served based on the settings you choose and the amount of money you are willing to pay to acquire a click. This is great for bringing shoppers in to an ecommerce store but you really have to pay attention to …

Why Chat Will Ruin Your eCommerce Store Experience

Online chat is a big deal these days and we’re seeing chat boxes show up on websites all over the internet like a spreading pandemic. There are tools that make adding chat easy, like Zendesk Chat (formerly Zopim). There are BOTs that can handle common questions and appointment scheduling. But, what you need to know is that online chat capability …

Making Passive Income From YouTube

I really like to work with my hands. It started when I was young and my parents had a wood shop in the garage… I watched my mom and dad make and fix all sorts of things around the house. It continued when I was given Legos and science kits. Fast forward and I’m now setting an example for my …

Make Your Hobby A Website

You may have a hobby. You may have an interest. You may like to write about something. You might be trying to find other people like yourself. If so, you might consider creating a website. And, if you do, you might want to hear some advice on getting started from someone who has created more than 25 sites. If so, …

3 Easy Ways To Shed Job Stress

Stress is a big deal. It starts in the morning when you get up (and sometimes it wakes you up). If you have kids to deal with or a errands to run before getting to work, your stress level is already up. If you have to drive to get to work, add some more stress. If your boss is in …

How To Handle Job Burnout

Burn·out: noun. Severe physical or mental de-motivation caused by overwork, stress, or self-assessment Let me start this article by letting you know that I have experienced burnout many times in my very successful career and family life. Burnout is something that happens when we over-work, when we over-stress, or when we self assess and realize we’re not what we want to …

How To Start A Side-Hustle And Not Get FIRED

A lot of people ask me how they can start doing something outside of their day job to make money and keep their salary rolling in every month. They ask because I did it for multiple years on my way to breaking out from Corporate America. They ask because they want to try out other things while being “safe” inside …