If you are a high-income professional then chances are you are taxed at the highest rates. Any extra earnings are slapped with punitive taxes, and usually come at the cost of more work hours and a lot of additional stress.
Recently, I was talking to a high profile client in Kennedy world about database marketing, segmentation and data buckets, and I said 'You know how PRISM works right?' and INSTANTLY he said, 'YES, YES, I want to run my data through your data prism'. Soon the conversation turned in to a project and I am working on dissecting his list(s) in to multiple slices to create segments and sub-segments of data.
Measure what matters: Establishing cause & effect relationship between Return & Effort/Investment
This is an actual conversation between me and a dentist who is considering hiring me. I am recommending a non-trivial investment in Hubspot for a dentist with multiple locations and about $2.5M in revenue. The doctor has been looking at me for the last several years, has bought and read my books, read at least a dozen blog articles and over 20 recent page views before booking an appointment. After a good initial interview he invites me to come in for a video conference with his leadership team. He requested and now has a copy of my fee estimate and engagement letter. Before signing, he asked me this question: