Financial Excellence

01 Sep 023 Financial Excellence: Follow Your Calling & Start a Business

  Living In Financial Excellence Living In Financial Excellence Episode 23: Following Your Calling, Starting a Business, Pursuing Your Dreams, Sept 1, 2010. After talking about preparing for a job loss in Episode 21 and job search technique that work in Episode 22, we feel it necessary to pursue the least commonly discussed option: starting your own business and pursuing your passion(s). Show notes: - We spent time this weekend with drummer Jeff Jones from one of our favorite bands, Big Daddy Weave (talk about a career that literally rocks). Aside from touring with the band, Jeff has a lot of cool business irons in the fire and they're all exciting. Check out his website, www.jeffdrummer.com to see how he is following his calling in life. - What were you put on this earth to do? How are you using your talents to fulfill that calling?
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27 Aug Work Teams With Different Personality Types

There they were – 8 people in one place. They were all different…very different. But…that’s a good thing. It was last week in Nebraska that I met these folks. They own a medium-sized agricultural business. And…they are very successful…. But – there are times when...

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25 Aug 022 Financial Excellence: Job Search Techniques that Work

  Living In Financial Excellence Living In Financial Excellence Episode 22: Job search techniques that actually work, Aug 25, 2010. Last week we talked about preparing financially for a job loss, so this week we talk about taking the next step and planning the next step in your career search. Show notes: - The importance of following the career that you're made to do. - Knowing yourself is key to finding the right career path as well as succeeding in the interview process. We've used the DISC personality profile in our career process as well as in improving our marriage.
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17 Aug 021 Financial Excellence: How to Prepare for a Job Loss

  Living In Financial Excellence Living In Financial Excellence Episode 21: Prepare for a job loss, The best way to track your envelope spending, How to save $780 per month, Aug 18, 2010. This week we talk about preparing financially for a job loss, plus we respond to a few mailbag letters. Show notes: - One listener shares how she and her husband saved $780 a year by negotiating better everyday services. - Another listener asks about tracking spending when using cash envelopes.
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11 Aug 020 Financial Excellence: Now’s the Time to Buy a House

  Living In Financial Excellence This week we talk about buying short sales, selling items on Craigs List and going on debt free vacations. Show notes: - Last week (episode 19) we talked about a tv show we watched about a financial coach who goes into homes to turn couples' finances around. We had several comments on the show so we shared a little more about the series entitled "'Till Debt Do Us Part." - How intense are you when it comes to eliminating debt? We talk about our intensity level when we were paying off our debts.
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