Meiko Patton

Meiko Patton

Career Consultant, Editor and Career Savvy Fed Blogger

San Diego-based Meiko Patton is a writer and editor for the federal government, a career consultant and the principal blogger at Career Savvy Fed.

'I Will Teach You To Be Rich.' Here's How One Man Continues to Make Good on That Promise.
Getting Rich

'I Will Teach You To Be Rich.' Here's How One Man Continues to Make Good on That Promise.

Be inspired by the rags-to-riches stories of three students of entrepreneurial guru Ramit Sethi.
Change Your Thoughts, Increase Your Income
Positive Thinking

Change Your Thoughts, Increase Your Income

Just take steps to ensure that those thoughts are positive.
The 'Pendulum Effect' and Other Secrets of How to Achieve Success
Ready To Launch

The 'Pendulum Effect' and Other Secrets of How to Achieve Success

Magazine publisher and author Darren Hardy weighs in on how entrepreneurs can harness their fears.
Tell Your Own Story: Write, Market and Publish Your First Book
Self Publishing

Tell Your Own Story: Write, Market and Publish Your First Book

Hey, you! Go rescue that half-written manuscript sitting in a drawer, and get to work.
Consuming Less and Creating More: 3 Role Models to Inspire You
Creativity

Consuming Less and Creating More: 3 Role Models to Inspire You

These three are masters at figuring out ways to meet their goals. You can be one, too.
An Often-Overlooked Secret to Success
Reciprocity

An Often-Overlooked Secret to Success

Practice the principle of reciprocity. You'll reap unexpected rewards.
4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus
Focus

4 Key Principles to Keep on Track and Sustain Focus

Coming up with the idea is the easy part. An entrepreneur needs to carry through on delivering the product or service.
Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know
Education

Create Side-Hustle Income by Teaching What You Already Know

Do you aspire to earn more than your current salary? It can be easier than you think. Share your wisdom in a course.
Famous Failures Who Will Inspire You
Inspiration

Famous Failures Who Will Inspire You

Jake Ducey's new book, Purpose Principles, is chock-full of examples of high achievers who persisted despite overwhelming tough odds.
How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice
Inspiration

How Giving Could Become Your Default Weapon of Choice

Three successful leaders in business are modeling the idea that being generous is a valuable goal in itself.
7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence
Influencers

7 Scientifically Proven Steps to Increase Your Influence

Would you like to become the most memorable person in the room? Who wouldn't? Read on to learn about some of the methods taught by behavioral investigator Vanessa Van Edwards.
10 Reasons to Remain Inspired When the Wind Blows
Inspiration

10 Reasons to Remain Inspired When the Wind Blows

A career consultant shares some advice gleaned from motivational writer Jim Rohn.
25 Business and Life Lessons I've Learned Since My Mother's Death
Personal Development

25 Business and Life Lessons I've Learned Since My Mother's Death

Achieve a breakthrough after enduring a personal loss.
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Small Business - Big Impact

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job
Small Business - Big Impact

How One Millennial Made More Than $60,000 in 30 Days Without a Full-Time Job

You might not think of it as a lucrative source of income, but teaching online courses can result in some significant income.