Building Your Ideal Practice: What's in Your Work Model?

Jeff Herring
 


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The credit card commercial asks:

"What's in your wallet?"

The message is that they want to save you from the ravages of high interest from other credit card companies.

When I ask:

"What's in your work model?"

I want to save you from the ravages of having a job and living paycheck to paycheck.

Work once - get paid once

If you get paid per hour for what you do, you have a job. And in most cases, J-O-B stands for Just Over Broke.

Even if you have a very high hourly fee, you still have a job and are trading time for money. In my private practice, my hourly fee is high enough to pay the bill and provide for a family of four people.

That's the good news.

The bad news is that I am still trading time for money and I'm limited by the number of hours I can put in. If I'm not there in my chair, I'm not making any income.

Work once - get paid, get paid, get paid, paid, paid

I like this work model a whole lot better.

With a properly structured website you can have products that can be purchased while you are doing something else. For example, I have a set of article templates that help writers write articles quickly. I worked once to create it. Now I get paid, paid, paid, everyday when someone orders the templates.

Whatever your business, whatever your area of expertise, you do have a choice:

Work once - get paid.

Work once - get paid, get paid, get paid, paid, paid.

It's your call.

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