How I Got a Six Figure Raise 80k to Over 150k

Six Figure RaiseHow I Got a Six Figure Raise from 80k to OVER 150k 

Climbing both the corporate ladder and salary increment can be very difficult. The majority of the workforce that is in the Six Figure Range, usually have many years behind them. Honestly speaking, waiting for 15 years to get into the Six Figure Range was not an option.

It was difficult, discouraging, hard-work, mindset challenging – (a lot of 3 steps forward and 5 steps back) but through it all, I Was Determined!

Below are the steps and actions I took to reach my financial goal and yes, it was not straight forward, as much of life is not.

Education

I have 3 degrees, after my 2nd Masters, I was so thrilled to be part of the finance profession. I went through the normal interview process and was selected for the Senior Position. I really enjoyed the department, I was surrounded by professional veterans in the industry and they would constantly share their knowledge.

Realization

I was so happy in my position and wanted to grow with the company. There was an anniversary lunch for one of the Senior Managers, in her speech she stated that she had been with the company for 25 YEARS!! (my thoughts — say what!!)  I was NOT patient to wait for 25 years for her position, I needed to find a way to get promoted, both position and salary.  My conclusion, time to get a promotion as well as the salary.  Below are the chain of events.

Inventory of My Skills

The first step was to take an inventory of all my skills, listed my degrees and the courses I took. I went through all my M.B.A & M.A.F.M courses, then listed all the courses that were relevant to the next position. The objective was to gain additional experience without changing jobs. For instance, if my next desired position was Senior Accountant, below is the framework I used  Continue reading

Top 12 Tips on How to Use Google Analytics

12 Tips on How To Use Google AnalyticsGoogle Analytics is a very powerful tool that provides better analysis of how your website is performing and how best to improve it.

The tool is free and has a consolidated dashboard that covers an array solving strategies to help improve your site

Benefits of Google Analytics:       
Target your Online Visitors
Measure & Track your Marketing Campaigns
Optimize your Website for better Conversions
Identify Keywords, Bounce Rates and Traffic Flow

 

 

Top 12 Tips on How to Use Google Analytics

1.       Create an Alert to Monitor Error Pages (404)

We all know that getting a 404 error is frustrating. This is the best way that you’re going to be able to know if there is a broken link on your website so that you can go in and fix the problem before it becomes an issue with your users. This will alert you as to when something is actually experiencing a 404 error. Continue reading

Self Publishing Kindle Course and How to Grow Your Business

How to Self Publish and Grow Your BusinessThere are a lot of writers that are making over 6 figures a year, through Self Publishing on various platforms, but mainly on Amazon Kindle.

The best part of Kindle Publishing is the wider platform to advertise on and you can get up to 70% royalties

Course: Kindle Publishing

Website:  www.KindlePublishing.com

Objective: Publishing Business

Structure: Step-by-Step Videos & Master Mind Groups

Summary: Recommended – Click Here to Learn More

Self-Publishing

There are so many readers who would Love to be on the other side of the cover, not only as an AUTHOR but build a PROFITABLE BUSINESS as well. The best attribute of the course is taking you by the hand and showcases Step-by-Step process, by addressing obstacles from start to finish. Being a Profitable Author is knowing how to leverage your Book and Consumer, by providing quality services.

Online Publisher

There are so many avenues where writers can turn into self-publishers. Being an Online Publisher currently means having the control to publish what you enjoy and cut out demands from Publishing Houses. There are many ways to become an Online Publisher, such as a Kindle Publisher, where you can easily publishing numerous series of books with under a very simplified process.

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 Kindle Publishing Milestones:

  • How to Create Your Brand
  • How to Find & Source Books Ideas
  • How to Read & Know Your Business Numbers
  • How to Create Your Marketing Strategy and Connecting with Your Audience
  • Which Platforms to Create and Distribute Your Books … and much more 

Kindle Marketing Tips

  • Choose a Niche and Research
  • Research Your Book Title before Publishing
  • Select Ranking Keywords to Describe Your Book
  • Join Book Groups or Clubs and share pointers with other Authors
  • Select and Research Various Marketing Strategies for different Phases of your Book 

 Below are Some Lessons included:

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BUSINESS PLAN – How to Plan, Write, Manage and Grow Your Business

Business Plan | Business Goals | Profitable BusinessThis book showcases why writing a Business Plan is imperative and How to Research, Plan, Manage and Grow your Business.

Your Business Plan should showcase how you are going to

Market Your Product,
Barriers to Market Entry,
What Company Structure to use
When to Expand Your Business
Difference Between a Business Plan and Setting Goals
 

The Book takes it step-by-step from Researching from the Starting Point up to Managing your business for Profit and Growth

 

Book Title    Business Plan – How To Plan, Write, Manage and Grow Your Business
 How To Get a Copy Click Here to Get a Copy
The book covers an array of topics, below is a sample.

Types of Business Plans:

A Business Plan is a blueprint that aligns and showcases business goals, plans and the structure of the business. The Business Plan has two formats either for external or internal use. External business plans are for external stakeholders such as, financial houses (banks) or investors. Internal plans are for internal stakeholders, such as, plans or goals to expand the business or outlining course of action.

Benefits of a Business Plan include:

  • managing change, accountability and adjust plans to fit course of action
  • allows you to identify any areas where you may need external assistance
  • forces you to think realistically, objectively and unemotionally about your business
  • showcase your metrics, strategic alignment, manage cash, milestones and future state

In This Book You Will Learn:

● The Good vs Bad Points to Include in a Business Plan

● Difference between Business Plan and Setting up Goals

● Why You Need to Write a Business Plan for Any Business

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SUCCESS – 101 Steps Turning Dreams Into Reality and a Profitable Business

101 SUCCESS TIPS101 Success Tips to Turn Your Ideas into Income

The Blueprint of Success is difficult to
Create,  Act,  Trust the Process and
Evaluate

This book goes in detail How to Discover:
Success by finding your Starting Point,
Declaring Your Vision and Strength Points
Creating Effective Goals that can be Executed,
Finding the Weak Points & Strengths in your Success Plan.

SUCCESS IS AN INTENTIONAL ACT. Success does not just happen, it is a motion and action based.

 

Book Title  Success – 101 Steps Turning Dreams Into Reality and Profitable Business
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The book covers an array of topics, below is a sample.

1. Why Failure is Important

When we Fail at anything, it is not pleasant, let alone we abandon the task at hand. The ability to monitor and learn from Failure takes a lot of Patience and Courage. Below are some Lessons from Failure

  • Investigate and Find Out Why You Failed and Curate a Solution
  • Re-enforce the Missing Parts that Do Not Support Your Goals
  • Take the Time to Restore, Re-focus and Re-start, Taking a Pause is Essential

2. Networking

This is a sure why to get to the finish line with as little struggle as possible.  It is best to avoid mistakes that someone else has done. The more you Research, the more you can avoid pitfalls.  Below are some tips

  • Meet-ups – Look for Groups that Share the Same Traits,
  • Masterminds – these are Groups that offer more detailed Step-by-Step knowledge
  • Social Media – be Socially Friendly, there is so much information that can be easily consumed

3. In This Book You Will Learn:

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TIME MANAGEMENT – How to Find Your Productive Time, Setting Goals, Managing To-Do-List and Achieving Results

Time Management – How to Find Your Productive Time, Setting Goals, Managing To-Do-List and Achieving Results

Time Management is a difficult task, the book showcases:  

How to Get Things Done

Clean Up Your Schedule & Block Time  

Find Your Most Productive Timeframes  

APPS & Tools That Help With Time Management

 

Book Title    Time Management – How to Find Your Productive Time, Setting Goals, Managing To-Do-List and Achieving Results
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1. Not Having a To-Do-List

This is one of the most important attribute in GETTING THINGS DONE. We live a world where too much is demanded from us on a daily basis and focus becomes limited when it comes to pursuing other interests. The best solution to regain your motivation is to make a list. Below are some Tips:

  • Do not over load your To- Do-List, Take It Day-by-Day
  • Arrange Your Goal by Starting with the Most Important
  • Make sure You have all the Resources & Tools to Complete Your Task

2. Have a Clear Strategy

When we start Dreaming, there is no end and before we know it, we have a List of Incomplete Dreams. It would be a different State-of-Mind if we can turn that Dream List into Results. Time Management is the correct platform to apply. Below are some Tips

  • Create a Plan Step-by-Step from Step 1 to the Last
  • Have a Clear Strategy of How to Accomplish Your Goals
  • Implement a Rewards and Milestone Checklist for each Goal

Tools & Resources

Tips, Tools and Checklist for Your WebsiteThere are many Tools and Resources you can use to enhance your Online & Offline Business and the best ones allow you to  Streamline, Automate, Delegate and Expedite your work.

I have received numerous questions on what I use run this blog. There are many Tools, Tips, Tricks or Checklists on the market, regardless of long the list is, I highly recommend starting your blog on a small budget.

Most services have free trials or low cost entry, take advantage of those. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info.  Below are some Tools & Resources I use

1. Blue Host

Logo Bluehost 2This is a Hosting Company that has been a top company on many lists, it has great services and it is very economical, $3.49 month. It offers many features that are easily integrated with other forms services that are needed to operate and run a website effectively,

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  • Can leverage advertising offers from Google, Bing or other sites to help your Business
  • Hosting – Cloud Hosting / WordPress Hosting / Woo Commerce Hosting / VPS Hosting

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FREE COURSE – How to Earn Online.  I get asked a lot how I Started to Make Money Online, there has been more Failures than Success, but eventually I was able to master the process and started to earn online, because of this program.  I recommend you start with the FREE COURSE, so that you get familiar with the interface, the community and TEST DRIVE the product before any commitment.

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  • Niche – How to Choose a Niche
  • Website – How to Build a WordPress Blog in under 4 minutes
  • Keywords – How to Find Keywords Using Free Tools and Free Methods
  • First Pages – Your First Webpages – Ideas, Drafting, Creating and SEO
  • Monetize – How to Monetize Your Blog  the Correct Way
  • Support – 24/7 Support System, Can ask Experts Community Platform – Chart Room, Private Email or Main Board
  • PS – reach out for any help, I will be more than happy to help.

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Steps On How To Meditate

Steps On How To MeditateManaging Daily Life

The requirements of modern day can be challenging, with many demanding hats  wear which can include:

Work / Home Balance
Education / Career Goals
Parenting / Family Needs
Goal Setting or Accomplishment
Managing Extensive Daily To-Do-List

Regardless of which station we are at, balance is a necessity

Meditation yields various benefits, which includes:
Calms Anxiety,
Stress Reduction,
Improves concentration
Relaxes and Renews State of Mind

 
The book showcases how to start the process of Meditation from a busy congested mind to achieving a calmer mindset.

Book Title  Steps On How To Meditate 
How To Get The Book  Click Here To Get A Copy
The book covers an array of topics, below is a sample.

1. Everyday Mind

There are different stages of the Mind each with its own framework and how to surpass the Everyday noise in order to achieve clarity. This shows the various state our mind travels in each day, which only circles within the window of our busy schedules and not beyond. Continue reading

How to Grow Your Idea into an Income

How to Grow Your Ideas Into an IncomeGrowing Your Ideas Into Income

Do you have an idea for a product or service but unsure of how to make that idea a reality or how to measure if your product is going to be profitable.

How to Turn Ideas into Income includes:

Tools – highlights the tools you need to begin your entrepreneurial endeavor

Traits –  traits you should cultivate, success is bred by discipline, behavior and persistence

Board of Directors – these are people you should surround yourself.

 

Book Title  Business Ideas: How To Turn Your Ideas Into Income
How To Get The Book  Click Here To Get A Copy

 

1. Idea Formation

Dreaming is the starting point of any success story, but the most important attribute is the ability to implement strategies that will transform that dream into a reality. The process of a successful Idea Formation is to determine and implement strategies that are executable. The most imperative process of Idea Formation Life-Cycle includes taking note of ideas that interest you and researching which ideas meet quality standards of your vision. Continue reading

SMART Goals: How To Set Goals & Achieve Results

SMART Goals and Achieve ResultsWhen it comes to Setting Goals and Achieving Results, the most important thing is to be focused, track your progress and adjust your goals as needed.

Some Excuses of Not Completing Goals include:
Frustration
Lack of Motivation,
Lack of Accountability
High Expectations with No Structure
Experienced Failure and end of the goal
Constant Dreamers with No Action Items

The Book Details on How to
IDENTIFY
SET
MONITOR
CONTOL
ADUJUST & ACHIEVE GOALS

Book Title   Goals: How To Set Goals And Achieve Results
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The book covers an array of topics, below is a sample.

Challenges

When Setting Goals or trying to accomplish any goal, there are various challenges that may deter you from staying on the course, later alone getting started. Below are some common challenges: Continue reading