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When singer/musician Bobby McFerrin belted out that head-bopping “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” tune in the mid-1980s, he captivated audiences on a grand scale-everyone knew the words by heart. This held true for author and lecturer Richard Carlson, Ph.D., who felt McFerrin was singing his thoughts to the world. In his book, Don’t Worry, Make Money, Carlson provides 100 strategies to help you live more abundantly and attract more wealth.
He puts a new motivational spin on old business staples, such as making a great impression on clients, and even offers personal money management strategies. For example, Carlson recommends going for the highest deductible available on any insurance plan. Since your payments will be lower, he reasons, you’ll have more money to invest.
For entrepreneurs, he suggests charging what you believe your services are worth. Carlson, who’s also a stress-management consultant, incorporates a number of personal anecdotes readers can relate to and use to their own benefit.
This book picks up where his last bestseller-Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff-leaves off. In it, he tells how not to make a big deal out of little things. Now, he shows that worrying less can help you create a profitable and healthy life-and that it’s not a stretch.
“You have the power to become anything you want,” Carlson writes. “But to do so, you must realize that life is not your enemy. It’s your friend.”
Don’t Worry, Make money by Richard Carlson (Hyperion, $15.95). To order, call Books Now! At 800-BOOKS-NOW or visit www.BooksNow.com/Black Enterprise.