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Make More, Worry Less: Secrets from 18 Extraordinary People Who Created a Bigger Income and a Better Life

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Make More. Worry Less. Everyone wants to do that—but how? And how can you do it within the organization, where most people will spend their entire working lives? This book has the answers. No academic theory here: Make More, Worry Less brings together 18 riveting stories from people who’ve achieved both of these goals, gaining surprising wealth and real peace of mind along the way.

These aren’t superheroes. They’re ordinary people who’ve done the extraordinary: from fast-food worker Linda Robb, now earning a six-figure income at Aflac, to once lowly telemarketer Steve Hudson, now running business development at one of the most promising start-up companies in the nation. Author and radio host Wes Moss reveals the powerful lessons these individuals have learned. Better yet, he shows how you can use those lessons to take ownership of your life and career, earning more money than you ever thought possible.

But that’s only half the equation! Moss also shows how to handle your increased success with less stress, fewer worries, and greater happiness.

Every single story in this book is accompanied by specific tips, tricks, steps to take, and mistakes to avoid: actionable information you can use right now. If you want to change your life, start right here.

            Harness what you have

            Find it, create it, or tweak what you have

           

Underestimate your obstacles

            Stop wasting time thinking about what you can’t do

           

Notice your network—and make the most of it

            Earning friendships, building alliances, finding mentors

           

Take the first step, today

            You know what to do: learn how to get past whatever’s stopping you

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. Praise for Make More, Worry Less
  3. Acknowledgments
    1. Work
    2. Outside of Work
  4. About the Author
  5. Introduction
    1. Make More
    2. Worry Less
    3. HUNT
    4. Happy Medium
    5. Best of Both Worlds
    6. Partner with Your Employer
  6. I. Harness What You Have
    1. 1. The Compound Income Effect
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Simply
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    2. 2. Embrace Risk
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Adventurously
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    3. 3. Ambition Addiction
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Daringly
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    4. Make More, Worry Less Investing
    5. 4. Sell from the Heart
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Enjoyably
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    6. 5. Rally for a Cause
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Optimistically
      4. Taking the Next Leap
  7. II. Underestimate Your Obstacles
    1. 6. Be Distinct or Be Extinct
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Virtually
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    2. 7. See Around the Corner
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Persistently
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    3. 8. Chart Your Course
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Analytically
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    4. 9. Command Attention
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Helpfully
      4. Taking the Next Leap
  8. III. Notice Your Network
    1. 10. The Butterfly Effect
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Accountably
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    2. 11. Look the Part
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Confidently
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    3. 12. Walk a Mile in Their Shoes
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Empathetically
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    4. 13. One Step Ahead
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Creatively
      4. Taking the Next Leap
  9. IV. Take the Next Step
    1. 14. Reminisce about Your Future
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Heroically
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    2. 15. Nudge the Top Line
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Passionately
      4. Taking the Next Step
    3. 16. Ask Without Asking
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Sanely
      4. Taking the Next Step
    4. 17. Find the Need
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Assertively
      4. Taking the Next Leap
    5. 18. Exercise Your Middle Brain
      1. Starting from Scratch
      2. Underestimating Obstacles
      3. Building Momentum—Flexibly
      4. Taking the Next Leap
  10. Conclusion
  11. FT Press Financial Times