Here are some handy tools of the trade that I currently use, have used or look forward to using to accomplish my goals. As I come across other cool resources I will update this page for your perusing enjoyment. I hope you find them all useful!
Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links that do not cost you anything to use, I will earn a small commission if you decide to purchase any of the products or services but please only make purchases that you feel will be beneficial to you. I only list tools that I really believe will be worthwhile for you to use as you travel along your lifestyle/career journey.
This book will get you revved up and ready to seek out something more than just the status quo. If you like it check out John's other book below.
This is a great book to read to get you excited about working from home.
This is the book that raised my awareness about working in a more efficient way.
This is a great book to read if you are interested in starting your own VA business like me. This is the kindle version. If you want to download it right now as a pdf e-book click the link below.
Les Brown is one of the best motivational speakers of all time. In the spirit of Zig Ziglar he delivers uplifting gems that puts me in a great mood. Check him out.
Speaking of Zig Ziglar this is one of many classic reads from the master motivator.
Personal Finance Tools
Personal Development Tools
Fun Work Opportunities!
Wanna Write and Make Some Money!
Unique Job Boards Off The Beaten Path
www.vegas.localhires.com (If you live in sin city this is a great place to look for gigs!)
https://gogohire.com/ (The hiring marketplace that connects top sales talent with startups.)
www.teamworkonline.com (This site is focus on jobs in sports and live events.)
https://hired.com/ (The marketplace where tech companies come to hire you. Now isn't that cool!)
www.productionhub.com (This site is for folks who want to find gigs in production.)
http://www.hcareers.com/seeker/ (This site is for folks interested in working in the hospitality field)
Pullman Cruises aka Royal Carribean (Sounds like a fun place to work)
Cruise Ship Jobs (This is a great place to look for more opportunities to work on cruise ships.)
Cool & Unique Individual Job Postings. They are good until someone get's hired!
Kissmetrics - Lead Gen Marketer (Work Remotely)
Kissmetrics - Lead Nurturer Marketer (Work Remotely)
All Things Blogging
Check out Fizzle to learn how to blog right! It is a great community to belong to and you can try it out for $1 for a one month. You can't beat that with a stick!
Podcasts That Rock!
Learn In Your Pajamas!
Guru99 is a skills training website with a variety of tutorials including accounting whose "Goal is to provide Fun and Free Education for ALL". Check them out and open the doors of opportunity.
This is a great technology skills based site. Learn how to code, test yourself and use the skills to get paid.
This is one of the best sites for taking college level courses from top universities for free. Check it out!
This site is great for learning everything from excel to cooking. The online classes are user friendly and very enjoyable.
Are you thinking of going back to school and need to brush up on your math or GMAT test prep skills? This is a good site to check out.
Alison.com is based in Ireland which is pretty cool. According to their about us page their mission is to "enable you, wherever you are in the world, to learn and get certified – at your own pace – using their free, interactive, multimedia." They have over 600 courses to choose from.
This site is for beginners to the pros. The information is organized and easy to understand. If you are seeking more practice and video led instruction there is a Pro section that is available for a one-time fee of $49. Very reasonable for accounting instruction from a CPA with 25 years of teaching within an university.
This site offers training for QuickBooks desktop and QuickBooks online which is very useful for anyone who wants to work in accounting or run their own business. They also have training in Xero, Excel and much, much more. It is an awesome resource and they have a free trial.