People Will Pay You

People will pay you for what you are good at. People will pay for your expertise, industry, labour, diligence, skills and talents. People will pay you to do the things they don’t want to do. People will pay you, period. Market yourself as a doer of things that others don’t want to do or can’t. This is a viable business model, this is what all businesses are. I was an accountant for twenty years on precisely this basis, good at things others were not. The same could be said for my gardener, my hairdresser, my caterer, my party planner, my […]

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What Are You Good At? A New String For Your (Business) Bow

I wonder what you are good at and if you are turning that into a business? I had a realisation that I am good at emotions, by which I mean to say that I am easy with them and, I hope, non-judgemental. People seek me out when they want to discuss their emotions; friends, family, clients. And yet this isn’t the core theme of my business and expertise. It’s part of it, for sure. But it isn’t the main thing. I started to wonder if perhaps I am missing an opportunity. Ostensibly I teach self-employed people how to be more […]

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