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Have You Seen this Lady Before? (The Market Leader Effect)

Overexposed model:

For the past month, Ken has been telling me about this stock image model who seems to appear everywhere. He would point out her ads whenever we chance by them (for example, there’s this storage solutions ad near our home with her in it; she’s also in Teamviewer ads, and…


5 Passive Income Myths Blocking You from Earning Passive Income, Debunked

Passive Income Transactions for November 2014

Hi guys! In a few days’ time on Dec 6, I’ll be starting a new run of my passive income course. This is my third year teaching the course (3 2 seats left by the way, so secure your seat asap to join! Update Dec 5: Our seats are all filled up and…


[Sign Ups CLOSED] Earn Money While You Sleep: Join Passive Income Business Course NOW! [Starts Dec 6]

Passive Income

Update Dec 4: The seats are taken up fast and there are only 8 6 3 2 1 seat left!! If you’re interested in earning passive income and being financially free for life, this is the course for you. Read on for details, and register at the end of the…


From Six-Figure Debt to $20,000/Month Revenue (The 21-Day Incubation Period)

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Have you heard of the term “incubation period”? Medical definition aside, an incubation period refers to the period which an embryo develops within an egg, to the point the egg hatches. Different types of eggs have different incubation periods. With the most common egg, the…


Affirmation Challenge Day 11 [Career]: “I’m doing what I love, and earning lots of money doing it.”

Affirmation Challenge, Day 11 [Career]: "I'm doing what I love, and earning lots of money doing it."

This is Day 11 of the 15-Day Affirmation Challenge where hundreds of participants around the world gather to practice positive affirmations for 15 days in July 2014. The challenge is now over, but you can still do the tasks in your own time. Visit the overview page for all Affirmation Challenge tasks and posts….


Why I Got Depressed Writing My Latest Book: 10 Important Tips to Get Through Development Hell

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Are you working on a project that seems never-ending? Are you on the brink of quitting because the work has turned out to be much more than you anticipated when you signed up for it? If so, welcome to “development hell.” A term that originated in the…


Ask Celes – I Just Graduated. Should I Go for My Dream Job or Continue Studying?

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Hi Celes, I’ve enjoyed reading PE since my undergraduate days and your tips on becoming a dean’s lister helped me to get on that elusive list for 2 consecutive years! Many thanks Now that I’ve graduated in July, I have two options:  1) My dream job…


How To Make a Customer Feel Lousy About Herself

Feminu at Serangoon Nex Mall

So I was shopping at this store called Feminu (in Serangoon Nex Mall) last week for an attire for my latest workshop, and I experienced pretty bad customer service there. Feminu at Serangoon Nex Mall — lousy service. Avoid to spare yourself the pain. How To Make…


[Registration CLOSED] Blog Your Way to a Million Pageviews: Join My New Blogging Course, Starting Dec 8!!

Blogging Success Course: Blog Your Way To A Million Pageviews!

Update Dec 4: We have OVER 20 registrants so far and I’ll be closing signups soon!! If you’re interested to learn about blogging and creating your top blog, now is the chance! I’ll see you guys come Dec 8!! Update Dec 8: We have a FULL…


Ask Celes – Why Do Some People Have Innate Talent But Not Others? It’s Not Fair!

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Hello Celes! I read your talent article and have a question. I mean, when I listen to voices like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera, they must have an innate gift. How come there are no other singers like them? I don’t know what…


Ask Celes — How to Keep Calm and Make a Good First Impression in 15 Minutes or Less

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How do you put your best foot forward when you have a short time to make a good impression? I’ve had times when I have to go to a new place and meet new people in workshops, competitions and conferences which are very short. I…