Posts tagged Success
Wayback Advice: 3 Tips on “Money Getting” from P.T. Barnum

Come one, come all for this edition of Wayback Advice. In our main tent, we’ll be discussing ringleader and circus master P.T. Barnum’s 1880 book, The Art of Money Getting; Or, Golden Rules for Making Money. You may know him as the guy who once famously said, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” but surprisingly, his advice still holds up for those aspiring to legitimate means of success.

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Tiffany Haddish Has the Advice on Success You Need

Celebrities can be hit or miss when it comes to taking their advice on success. For every self-made celebrity who fought hard and stayed the course to get where they are…well, you have a Jenner or a Kardashian, who was born into it! So, we tend not to go gaga over many celebrities, or want to share their advice…but look. You love Tiffany Haddish. We love Tiffany Haddish. It seems that everyone loves Tiffany Haddish, who broke out onto the scene with 2017’s Girls Trip. Since then, she’s given us amazing celebrity gossip, such as the saga of “Who Bit Beyoncé?” and shared hilarious anecdotes such as the time she bought a Groupon for a swamp tour with Will and Jada Smith.

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Personal Success: A Marathon or a Sprint?

Look, we know what you're thinking. This is going to be a puff piece where we tell you how to make a mixture of short and long-term goals to keep up your path to professional success. That would be very boring, not particularly insightful, and pretty run of the mill. We won’t do that, promise. This blog is about how Advisors can help you decide when to pace yourself slow and steady, and when to go as hard as you can—all with the handy dandy metaphor of running because we've focused a lot on other pop culture categories in this blog and now it's Usain Bolt's turn!

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The Little Things That Lead to Success

We talk a lot about “success” at Flerish and how we want you to be successful—what we sometimes don’t do is qualify that success as healthy success (it doesn’t have the same ring to it, does it?) Contrary to what pop culture might tell us, money and fame don’t equal success, they’re just that: money and fame.

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How to Build the Right Team for Success

The hardest part about assembling this blog was coming up with the perfect pop culture reference point to base it around, and after much deliberation and back and forth (“a sports team is too obvious!” “Not everyone has seen Ocean’s 11” “Get off YouTube cat videos, you have a deadline!”) the perfect archetype finally revealed itself—assembling your team that will help you achieve your goals is like building a boyband—essential to success, because every member of your team plays an essential role in the overall harmony of the group. (Get it? Harmony?!)

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