“… keep your hands offa my stash…” (Pink Floyd)
Let’s talk about money.
Do you have enough?
Do you know how much “enough” is, for you?
Most folks are pretty clueless about moolah. They desire it, they fear it, they respect and hate and love it… and they assign all kinds of magical powers to it.
So here are a couple of observations… from a dude who’s been broke, been rich, and seen the awesome potential as well as the destructive nightmares that money can wield:
Big Damn Observation #1: Money really can’t buy you happiness.
But you know what? It’s still more fun to find this out for yourself, rather than take someone’s word for it.
For me, it was well worth keeping this nugget of wisdom on a note tacked to my office wall. Because happiness was definitely on my wish list of life-long goals… but so was success.
So I kept track as I moved up the socio-economic ladder from slacker, to decently-paid freelance writer, to obscenely-paid “A List” professional.
And guess what?Continue reading