Easy Personal Finance Strategy

  Many people get intimidated when it comes to personal finance because they don’t understand it. There is a lot of information available that can easily overwhelm anyone who’s new to investing. Time is your biggest asset (not money like most think), so don’t procrastinate with your personal finance strategy. Here is a simple to…Read moreRead more

Change your Life – Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself

  We all have pity parties for ourselves sometimes. Sometimes you can’t help but feel like the world is against you. But guess what? No one cares. The world doesn’t care. The world doesn’t owe you anything. The best way to change your life positively is to stop feeling sorry for yourself. No one cares! …Read moreRead more

Professional Networking Tips

  Professional networking is a critical skill to further your career and find opportunity. It comes natural to me because I’m a sales professional but it doesn’t for many. Social skills are more valuable now than ever before because we live in a world where people are constantly looking at screens instead of interacting with…Read moreRead more

How to Pitch Anything

  Everyone should learn how to pitch. Whether you’re pitching an idea to your boss or trying to get funding for a startup, we’re all selling ideas. At some point you need to convince someone to do something to get things done. There are some universal rules that can help you be more effective and…Read moreRead more

Create Multiple Income Sources to Achieve Your Financial Goals

  A big theme of my blog is creating sustainable passive income sources to achieve financial freedom. But many of you might be thinking, ‘How do I create active income to fund my passive income source aspirations?’  If you live in North America, you probably have a full time job, based on current unemployment rates….Read moreRead more

About Me: Updated

  Hi everyone, and thanks for taking the time to visit Layup For Life. I’m Peter — I’m a sales rep living north of Boston with my beautiful wife and two sons. I’m a husband, father, son, brother, employee and lover of life who believes that genuine relationships are the key to success. On this…Read moreRead more

Self Care: Sleep Edition

  I’m a big believer in the importance of self care because it gets you to perform at a high level and have the capacity to take care of others. There’s a reason why airlines tell you to put the oxygen mask on yourself before helping anyone else (even your own kid), in case of…Read moreRead more

How to Handle Customer Complaints

  In my line of work, sales, you work at a breakneck pace to: prospect, develop customers, and close deals.  At most organizations you’re dealing with: Personal goals and expectations of how much you want to sell   Internal support staff’s motivations and goals  Management squeezing every last penny of revenue out of their sales…Read moreRead more

How to Turn a Hobby into a Small Business

  Most of us have passions outside of our careers, but those passions become hobbies because we’ve all been told to make sensible career choices.  To quote the great Jimmy O Yang, who plays Jian Yang on Silicon Valley, “In my Chinese family, my dad always tell me: ‘Pursuing your dreams is for losers. Doing…Read moreRead more

Side Hustle Idea: Career Coaching

  Many of you are motivated and want to get ahead financially. A great way to accelerate your financial independence, other than getting a raise or promotion, is to start a side hustle. However, the question all of us have is, what should you do for a side hustle? Some people drive Uber or Lyft…Read moreRead more