By Mark Brown
Economics is one of the central tenets of Max Living. We aim to help people progress to financial freedom, whatever that means for them, and give them tools and resources that help them exert more control over events in this part of life. If you’re worried about your financial future, chances are you [...]
By Mark Brown
“You’ve heard of people calling in sick. You may have even called in sick a few times yourself. But have you ever thought about calling in well?
It’d go like this: You’d get the boss on the line and say, ‘Listen, I’ve been sick ever since I started working here, but today I’m well and I [...]
One of the key philosophies of the Max Living System is that there are some things in life we can control, and some things we can’t. To obsess about those that we can’t control is counter-productive and only generates frustration, anger, and a sense that we are helpless in the face of life’s challenges. And [...]Read more
This is the age of instant gratification. We live in a world of fast food, instant messaging, video-on-demand, and overnight shipping. People don’t want to wait for anything, and that generally applies to making money. There seems to be little patience for working at one’s craft and “paying one’s dues” over time, slowly but steadily [...]Read more
What motivates you? The answer might surprise you.
Research has shown that money motivates well for rudimentary tasks but isn’t that effective for more complex work.
What we really crave is self-direction, mastery and the desire to make a contribution.
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Do you see problems as exciting opportunities or as annoying obstacles?
How we view problems is an indicator of our wealth and success, or lack thereof.
Author and speaker T. Harv Eker teaches that:
Poor people base their decisions on fear and say things like, “What if it doesn’t work?”;
Middle-class people base their decisions [...]
Do you often find yourself taking on the responsibilities of others?
Many would-be leaders, in their quest to produce value, end up taking on unnecessary tasks that others are responsible for and thus feed irresponsibility in those around them.
Leaders understand their unique role and do it with excellence, and they allow others to also fulfill their [...]
Do you find it difficult or even impossible to get others to see your view? Do you feel like you have important things to say that get ignored or discarded?
Leaders recognize areas of improvement in any endeavor and seek positive avenues and methods for enacting change.
They don’t whine when people don’t listen to their [...]
Do you know the rules for the game of prosperity? Prosperity is a simple game with predictable and consistent rules.
Much financial failure is the result of players simply not knowing the nature and the rules of the game.
How could you win a game of Monopoly if you didn’t know the purpose of placing hotels [...]
There are four different types of people in the world of money: Employees, Self-Employed, Business Owners, and Investors.
Where are you on the CASHFLOW Quadrant? Rich Dad, Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki explains.
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