November 2012

SPI 051: Tim Ferriss on Promotion from Scratch, Accelerated Learning, Experiments Gone Wrong, Publishing, and More

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we have Tim Ferriss on the show! Tim is a two-time, #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author with his books The 4-Hour Work Week and The 4-Hour Body, and he recently came out with the third book in his "4-hour trilogy" titled The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like [...]

What Would YOU Like to Ask Tim Ferriss?

I'm really excited to have Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week, The 4-Hour Body and most recently, The 4-Hour Chef as a guest on the upcoming session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast! His original book, The 4-Hour Work Week, was a huge inspiration for me when I first started doing business online and it [...]

Mastermind Groups and Mentors: Why You Need Them and How to Find Them

With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away here in the U.S., I wanted to talk about something I'm extremely thankful for - being in a mastermind group. A mastermind group is a small group of people who regularly meet, online or offline, to talk about goals, growth and success and provide support for each [...]

SPI 050: Brand Loyalty and a 19th Century Strategy You Can Use to Get It

Today we celebrate the 50th session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast! Woohoo! It was my goal to have a total of 50 podcast sessions by the end of the year, and we did it! Thank you all for your support, encouragement and constructive criticisms - I appreciate each and every one of you and [...]

“I’m Fine, Thanks” Update!

In January of 2012, I was asked to be interviewed for a documentary that my good friend Adam Baker was producing. In March, Adam and a camera crew arrived at my home in San Diego to film me and my family for a day. In May, the film crew created a Kickstarter campaign to raise [...]

My October 2012 Monthly Income Report

Welcome to my October 2012 monthly income report! Each month I write a detailed report about my online businesses – what I’ve been up to, what’s working, what’s not, and how much and where my income is coming from. I create these reports for several reasons. First, they are here to help me keep track [...]

The Sad Truth about Your Half-Finished Projects

Here is a common experience: You get incredibly excited about a new business idea or project. Maybe you've had it in the back of your head for a long time and something finally clicked inside of you to start working on it. Or, maybe it's something you just thought of and you want to get it up [...]