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Alex Silva

A Newbie’s Guide to Wealth Creation

If you’re a newbie to money, there are a few things you should know before you begin. First, a wealth mindset must be developed. Once you establish that mindset, you can focus on creating your wealth. 1) Money Beliefs Developing a wealth-creating strategy is based on understanding your underlying money beliefs. Money worshipers believe that

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Alex Silva

How to Measure Employee Productivity

Employee productivity can simply be defined as the amount of useful work (result) they produce in a given period of time. Labor productivity is the amount of work that an employee can perform in a given period of time. If an employee can complete a large amount of work in a short period of time

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Understanding Financial Statements: The Cashflow Statement

Financial documents needed to run your business, financial statements show the inflows and outflows of your company’s money over a specific period, called a reporting period. A cash flow statement shows how your company’s cash position has changed over time, so you can assess your company’s current financial health and set goals for the future.

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How Much Should I Save?

To understand how much you should be saving, you need to start with a budget, that is, a budget from scratch. Depending on your life goals (or where you are), the amount you should save will vary. Figuring out how much you should save each month can be tricky, especially if you don’t know where

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Hard Work -Versus- Smart Work

While working hard and working smart are completely different approaches, ideally you can find a balance between the two approaches while achieving your goals. Comparing hard work to smart work can help you determine which approach is best when it comes to achieving your business goals.   Without hard work, you will not be able to

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First Principle Thinking – Is it the Best Mental Model?

While Elon Musk is probably most associated with basic thinking and business, there are other great business leaders who have approached problems from a similar perspective, such as Henry Ford, Charlie Munger, Steve Jobs, and many others. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says first-principles thinking allows him to delve deeply into problems and arrive at fundamental

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How To Raise your Income

If, like most Americans, you earn an hourly wage or salary, a raise is one of the most effective ways to increase your income. Needless to say, one of the best ways to increase your income is to immerse yourself in your work. Increasing your income takes a lot of effort, whether it’s through a

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Is Education Important? & Does it Correlate with Success?

When you hear “education is the key to success,” make sure you understand that education is more than just formal education or a degree. I firmly believe that I have articulated my thesis that education is the key to success because we are educated through our life experience and presence in the world and our

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The “Freedom” of Owning your Own Business

Owning your own business is one way to gain personal freedom on many levels. Freedom and autonomy are two reasons why people start their own businesses as independent entrepreneurs. Many people believe that entrepreneurs have the freedom to do what they want.  This desire for freedom often drives owners to pursue larger businesses that they

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6 Proven Ways to Make Money Fast

Whether you are looking to make money fast or have some spare time, there are a number of ways to earn cash. These options include blogging, Flipping textbooks, and selling items. This article will outline 6 ways to make money fast. Once you’ve mastered one of these methods, try incorporating it into your daily routine.

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