10 posts tagged money

Exploring Our Money Shadow

This is an excerpt from my upcoming book from Integral Publishers, Pay What It's Worth: You Don't Need to Set a Price on Value. Stay updated on when it's available for purchase here. Money is a symbol of two basic principles that underlie every process in the physical world: the principle of value, and the principle of giving and receiving. Whether it is our money, our labor, our commitment, or our care—we estimate the value of something by what we are willing to give for it and receive ...

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Money, You, and the Work to Be Done

Psychology is to money what an engine is to a car. Your motives — what drives you — determines your experience with it. Increasing the quality of your thoughts, your wealth increases. In valuing yourself more, you naturally exchange this greater sense of worth with the world around you. In building credit with yourself, you build credit in the world. But in order to increase the quality of your thoughts around money, in order to build your credit, you first need to do the ...

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Trapped In Luxury

Luxury can be a trap. It can be so comfortable to live in—that it can be so very hard to leave... Hard to stretch yourself beyond the sumptuous and secure life you've come to know. Most of the world isn't as comfortable as you are, and living with this truth can make it hard to leave your protective and pleasant container. Luxury is a trap—if you let it be. For when you have the ability to live self-indulgently, you also have the ability to not challenge yourself with the realities ...

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Does Your Value Have a Limit?

Can you really know your value? Is it a fixed thing? Is it of value to quantify your worth? These questions intrigue my mind. To explore this curiosity, I developed a (business) practice of not setting prices. In this system of pricing, I place no limit on the value of my offerings, and instead I trust and guide my customers to fairly determine the value of what they're receiving, and the price they pay for it. In not setting a price on the value of my service, I’ve come to ...

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The Work and Reward of Building Credit

I like to think about money as an idea in the form of credit. To get in the money game, I need to build up my credit. To build up my credit, I need to work on my inner and outer relationship with my self and money. My Outer Credit Work: identifying & communicating the value I offer (marketing my self and my business) growing my wealth (creating opportunities for higher pay and more abundance) caring for my wealth (managing my money and my self) My Inner Credit ...

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