My son Mark sent me an email some time ago which hangs on my office bulletin board.
“Here’s what I’ve said to the universe about my writing: I’m OK with getting rich, as long as it’s not at someone else’s expense. My goal, however, is a rich life. I want the pleasure of applying my talents to something that matters. I want to make a difference to, and with, people who appreciate it. I want to be justifiably proud of what I do and what I create. I want to be fairly compensated by the process as well as the paychecks. I also want plenty of surrounding ‘ space’ to enjoy the fruits of my labors. And… I think that’s a very fair, honorable and sustainable proposition.”
I have it hanging there where I see it every day because I have the same philosophy. He described it perfectly. I couldn’t have said it better or clearer.
I am applying it to the launch of my first digital product, a workshop examining the pathway from...