You need to get good at making money

Lauren Holliday
Apr 18, 2016 · 9 min read
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Because you’re not Barbie.

“A wise person should have money in their head, but not in their heart.” — Jonathan Swift

“Every time you borrow money, you’re robbing your future self.” –Nathan W. Morris

“You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.” –Dave Ramsey

For me, making money isn’t about getting rich. Instead, for me, making money is about maintaining control of my life.

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Lesson 1: It’s really not okay to work for free.

Lesson 2: You’re only worth as much as your last job.

Lesson 3: People who expect you to work for free will always expect you to work for free.

Lesson 4: Likability matters.

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Lesson 5: Only sell what you believe in.

Lesson 6: It pays to be real… after you establish credibility.

Lesson 7: Focus so hard, you piss the wrong people off.

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Lesson 8: Be fair.

Lesson 9: Making money is motivating.

Lesson 10: Prices shouldn’t be static.

Takeaway: Life isn’t free

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If you’d like to learn how to make money by becoming a full stack marketer, check out my self-paced course, which has around 10 open seats left.

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Lauren Holliday

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Full-Stack Marketer. Lauren has grown blogs and startups since before it was cool, or if you’re into numbers, the last 10 years. http://laurenholliday.com

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Lauren Holliday

Written by

Full-Stack Marketer. Lauren has grown blogs and startups since before it was cool, or if you’re into numbers, the last 10 years. http://laurenholliday.com

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