“How can anyone even begin to think of putting up their prices in this economic climate?” said a colleague one day. Indeed. It’s relatively easy if your thoughts about the economy, money and pricing are separate from your emotions. Which doesn’t mean that you don’t feel empathic towards people who are genuinely struggling for money these days. Of course not. What it does mean is being willing to look at your ideas and beliefs behind the emotions. So what are your beliefs and attitudes around the current economic situation, money in general and pricing, yours in particular? Continue reading →
I want to flag up the fact that on Thursday 18th February at 7pm UK time, I am being interviewed on the phone on the subject of ‘How to manage in troubled times’, by my colleague Sheela Masand. Here’s what she is saying about it (and if you can’t make that time, sign up anyway to get access to the recording):
“Rich, wealthy, prosperous, abundant …. they are all good feeling words and feelings, and I’m sure you’d love to have them present in your everyday life! Unfortunately, I know the following is more commonplace at the moment, do any of them sound familiar to you?: Continue reading →
I’m normally vigilant in not reading newspapers, or at least the ‘bad news’ in newspapers; I never read or listen to the news on the TV or radio. This doesn’t mean I don’t know what’s going on in the world, I do – it’s easy to pick it up from other people just in comments made here and there. I just don’t need to know the details.
Anyway, the other day I received an email from the RichDad, PoorDad people, with an article by Robert Kiyosaki on the current state of the financial market. I read it because I assumed that it would be a relatively positive take on the situation, and what the ordinary person can do about it. He has an educational company and focuses on helping people help themselves. But the effect that article had on me was awful. Continue reading →