Is it worth it to become a paralegal?

E134 Is it Worth it to Become a Paralegal?


Is It Worth It to Become a Paralegal?

Lately I’ve been working with a lot of paralegals. I’m in the process of beta launching a training course for probate paralegals. So for any prospective students, or anyone else curious…

Today I interview Janice, who shares:

  1. Her story of how she started paralegal-ing
  2. Paralegal requirements and costs
  3. Paralegal pay and benefits

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E133 How We Chose Our Business Entities (LLC and S Corp)

E133 How We Chose Our Business Entities LLC and S Corp


Starting a business is exciting, but choosing which business entity can be confusing

We’ll talk about our experiences and choices:

  1. Our business entity types
  2. Why we needed “incorporation”
  3. Which state we incorporated in
  4. Which entity types we use and why

Lastly, I explain the special election I made to to save thousands per year in taxes

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E132 Attention Management with Maura Thomas

E132 Attention Management with Maura Thomas


Maura is the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She’ll answer for us:

  1. Why do we undervalue our attention so much?
  2. What will it take for the pendulum to swing, for us to get more protective of our attention?
  3. If flow and daydreaming are so important, why don’t we protect/make more time for them?

To learn more, pick up a copy of Maura’s book “Attention Management

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Make Fewer Decisions

E121 Make Fewer Decisions


How many decisions do you make every day? Probably a lot more than you think (we average 300+ per day!)

Most of us make too many decisions each day, which actually makes us dumber!

Today I’ll talk about:
(1) Why to make fewer decisions
(2) Only make decisions that actually matter
(4) Routines, automate, heuristics
(5) How to make Important decisions

And lastly, decision-making of the future.

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E119 Give Away Free Money

E119 Give Away Free Money


Want to succeed? Give away free money.

Giving away free money seems to generate lots of positive attention, good will, and lead to success.

Today we’ll discuss:

  1. Oprah
  2. The Freedom Dividend
  3. Mr. Beast

And lastly, I’ll talk about how one man (@pulte) is harnessing the positive energy from giving away free money for philanthropy.

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E106 What Should You Outsource in Your Life?


Rich people don’t do chores, they outsource. And you should, too.

 

Let’s talk about how you should decide what to outsource, and what to do yourself

 

Then we’ll rundown a list of the tasks you can outsource today, from household chores, to business tasks, to personal finance items.

 

Finally, we’ll talk about next-level, outsourcing of the future.

Links:

https://nav.al/hourly-rate

https://www.forbes.com/sites/hbsworkingknowledge/2017/11/14/want-to-be-happier-spend-money-on-avoiding-household-chores

https://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/expectedreturn.asp

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/06/this-anti-aging-start-up-is-paying-thousands-of-dollars-for-teen-blood

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“How to Buy Your Perfect First Home” on Amazon https://amzn.to/2EjdDH9

 

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E94 Freelancers vs. Hiring a Full-time VA youtube

E94 Freelancers vs. Hiring a Full-time VA


The 4-Hour Workweek popularized, and romanticized, the full time Philippines VA. But the smarter play is to build up to it first.

Links:

Tim Ferriss’s “The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Richhttps://amzn.to/2YAFfxy

https://www.onlinejobs.ph/

https://track.fiverr.com/visit/?bta=46911&brand=fiverrcpa&landingPage=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.fiverr.com%2Fdardo87%2Fdesign-a-viral-youtube-video-thumbnail

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“How Probate Works” on Amazon https://amzn.to/2Eld2DF

“How to Buy Your Perfect First Home” on Amazon https://amzn.to/2EjdDH9

All my books at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B07KY2JDGR

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E90 How I Use Fiverr


Fiverr.com is by far my favorite source for inexpensive yet high quality outsourced work. Plus it’s really fun to browse all the crazy gigs!

Links:

Audio editing with DB Sound (Alex) http://bit.ly/2w4JB3L

Show notes with JoelNorth http://bit.ly/2HpbB8M

Video editing with TypingExpert http://bit.ly/2W8JR0e

Bookads w Kimmie85 http://bit.ly/2HngdMB

Voice impressions by AllenJones from EP12 http://bit.ly/2WaFCS2

WordPress troubleshooting and design with Dan http://bit.ly/2Waopsx

https://www.virtualparalegalpa.com/

http://www.jdsmith-design.com

E88 5 Reasons You Should Start a Podcast 1400x1400

E88 5 Reasons You Should Start a Podcast


Whether you work in corporate or are a business owner, your success relies on relationships. Podcasting is a great way to increase the “right” connections.

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“How Probate Works” on Amazon https://amzn.to/2Eld2DF

 

“How to Buy Your Perfect First Home” on Amazon https://amzn.to/2EjdDH9

 

All my books at https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B07KY2JDGR

 

Or subscribe to our YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/c/anthonyspark?sub_confirmation=1

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9 Tasks You Should Outsource to Your Virtual Assistant

Tasks You Should Outsource to Your Virtual Assistant

I’m often told I look 20 years younger than my actual age. For this, I thank my virtual assistants for making my like less soul-draining and less tedious.

I HIGHLY encourage everyone I know to get a virtual assistant today.