Create an Emotional Connection With Your Customers

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! Do you have a business or are you thinking about starting one? If you do, telling a good story is the way you will improve business and bring in customers. People respond to stories and the Building a StoryBrand Podcast will help you tell the story yourContinue reading “Create an Emotional Connection With Your Customers”

The World Needs You to Love What You Do

What makes you come alive? Like really come alive? I know people who absolutely love what they do. I have a friend who is an engineer and he was made for it. He comes alive when he’s designing a mechanical system that has to work a very specific way. I come alive when I beginContinue reading “The World Needs You to Love What You Do”

5 Negotiation Strategies from an FBI Negotiator

This post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! Last year, I listened to an interview with a former FBI hostage negotiator. I heard who the interview was with and my attention was immediately piqued. It proved to be one of those holy-crap-I-forgot-I-was-driving types of interviews. I was completely engrossed and got his book. The bookContinue reading “5 Negotiation Strategies from an FBI Negotiator”

How to Reduce Stress with an Emergency Fund

Here at Master the Simple, my goal is to help you become an expert of the small stuff so that the big stuff actually becomes manageable. Finances are somewhat of a bedrock for much of life. It’s not everything, but becoming proficient in finances will diminish plenty of unnecessary stress in the future. One wayContinue reading “How to Reduce Stress with an Emergency Fund”

Humility in the Workplace: Learn from Other Experts

This post contains affiliate links. Us young folks want to impress others with how much we know. That’s how I am! If I am working with someone who’s older than me, I try to show them how much I know or how much I can do. Sometimes when someone more experienced begins to teach me,Continue reading “Humility in the Workplace: Learn from Other Experts”

Get Your Free to Focus Book While You Can Still Get Bonuses!

Hello from Saturday! I want to share a deal I am taking advantage of while you still can as well. It’s for productivity expert Michael Hyatt’s new book titled Free to Focus: A Total Productivity System to Achieve More by Doing Less. Here’s the deal: If you purchase his book from anywhere that sells it andContinue reading “Get Your Free to Focus Book While You Can Still Get Bonuses!”

How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)

This blog post contains affiliate links. Happy Resource Friday! I’m excited to share a book with you all that I loved (and happens to be an easy read). It’s called Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. I like Hyatt because ofContinue reading “How to Live Forward Everyday (Book Review)”

How to Become an Expert in Any Field

We practice the things we want to be good at. Otherwise, we don’t actually master them. What are you practicing right now?  As a kid, I took piano lessons. My dad taught my siblings and me for a stint. Then after a break from chopsticks, we took lessons for a few years from a teacherContinue reading “How to Become an Expert in Any Field”

4 Ways Taxes are Actually a Good Thing

This post contains affiliate links. I think some taxes are good. I can already hear some of you saying “I literally have no idea what you’re talking about.” Yeah, it’s tax season and financial woes are piling up. I’m a numbers guy and I hate doing my taxes. Last year, I spent upwards of 10Continue reading “4 Ways Taxes are Actually a Good Thing”

How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot

Happy Friday! I’ve been toying around with this idea to make Friday a “Resource Friday” and then post about a book, podcast, or article that would add value to you. What do you think? Today’s resource is another podcast that I listen to. It’s called The Ken Coleman Show. Do you feel stuck where youContinue reading “How to Get Unstuck and Find Your Sweet Spot”