HUGH CULVER

How to sell your business for more money

How to sell your business for more money

“Anyone who takes a ‘we’ll figure out how to profit in the future’ attitude to business is being ridiculous.” - Jason Fried, Rework Here’s a largely ignored secret about owning a business. Often you make more money selling the business than running it.  Most business...

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Maybe it’s time you got some JOMO

Maybe it’s time you got some JOMO

I want to do less...better. It’s not that I want to opt-out, move to the country or build a log cabin.  In fact, when I’m home, I like my creature comforts and good WIFI. I just don’t like feeling busy.  All the time.  It shows up in the spaces... You know, those...

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How to stop procrastinating, get what you want and be happy

How to stop procrastinating, get what you want and be happy

It’s always seemed strange that some people are unhappy. Sure, if you’re dirt poor and begging on a street corner, that makes sense. But, if you’re reading this, that’s not you. I’m writing this in Cape Town at the tail end of month long family trip through Southern...

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How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

How to stop pretending and become an expert in 5 steps

I have a beef. It started subtly - various phone calls. At first I wasn’t even aware it was happening... I would get questions like “I’ve been speaking for a couple of years. What do I need to do to get more speaking gigs?” Or, “I’m going to write my first book. I...

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How to live like a millionaire with zero-based living

How to live like a millionaire with zero-based living

There is a concept in accounting called zero-based budgeting. Essentially, it means you build a budget from scratch and have to justify every expense. Instead of thinking about 15% growth in sales or  10% reduction in costs, you ask “What’s possible?” This radical...

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