The Earnspiration Report (Issue 1) – February 2014

FerrariWelcome to the first Earnspiration Report – an inspiring collection of links for people who like to earn money.

Earnspiration is my place on the web to collect and curate links to informative, motivational and inspirational articles, videos, memes, infographics and stories. As I find new content I will feature it on the home page and then archive it to monthly reports like this one.


Five questions to ask yourself before accepting a new job

What can an actuary earn?

Graduate starting salaries compared

Teachers may earn £70,000 after five years

The end of the middle manager

Moneyball and Recruiting: The future of hiring or pie in the sky?

Five steps to six figures in seven years


13 start-up lessons to be learned from Warren Buffett

Manchester becoming the Silicon Valley of the North

Empty London garages to be turned into start-up hubs

Girl scout cookie sales are blazing outside of a California marijuana clinic

How to build and monetise a blog

WhatsApp’s founder goes from food stamps to billionaire

Leadership & management

What your business can learn from open source

15 rules to gain respect and become an influential leader

The man who invented management

The end of management

How U2 use chaos to create

Business skills

How to gain competitive intelligence from social networks

5 clear steps to create a killer presentation


How a curated newsletter grew subscribers 300% in 3 months

How one blog post generated $2 million sales

Personal branding / online profile

Aspiring authors: How to write a book in your spare time

Hello, it’s nice to meet you…again: your digital reputation precedes you

Why the new rainmaker is a new media producer (podcast)


Snatch freelancing projects from experienced competitors

The migration to self-employment


Londoners earn £50,000 on value of their homes

How to become a profitable landlord

The next buy-to-let craze? Interest free loans for landlords

How to make a return from property investment


Retiring at 30

Millionaire interviews 21


Armchair investing: Twelve of the world’s best tracker funds

5 great stock chart patterns every investor should know

“Never invest in any idea you can’t illustrate with a crayon” and other tips from Peter Lynch

How I built a £1m ISA

How to become a millionaire

Beating the market is really hard…but is it actually what you want to do?

Books to read

Positioning for professionals

The village stocks

Radio DJ Chris Moyles claimed to be a second-hand CAR DEALER to save £1 million in celebrity tax avoidance scheme

£576m RBS banker bonus fury

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