My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou Maya Angelou sets the bar high in this quote. Don't just survive in this life. Thrive. And do it with passion, compassion, humor and style. Give us … Continue reading 4 Keys to Thrive
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, A man's character is his fate. Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire (Netflix original series Longmire) is a man of few words and shortened it to character is fate. I like the abbreviated version. Character is fate. Your character will determine your fate. The good news is that you can develop your character … Continue reading Character Is Fate
What do you want? Your chance of getting what you want is dependent upon having burning desire. Napoleon Hill felt it was key and devoted the second chapter of his book Think and Grow Rich to making a case for the importance of burning desire and how to incorporate it into your life. He gave … Continue reading 6 Steps to Burning Desire
Want good advice? Get it from someone who has experience. This quote is from Nobel prize winner Samuel Becket. He lived in the shadow of literature great James Joyce. He failed a few times as he learned to write in his own style. And he learned well enough to win the coveted prize. He is … Continue reading Fail Better
What is your picture of retirement? Will you be ready to put yourself in the picture? Are you saving enough to retire in your picture perfect setting? When I google retirement obstacles, most results are tied to companies and financial planners who are advising around the concept of saving for your retirement. The problem with … Continue reading Picture perfect?
Dig a better well and the world will beat a path to your door. It's true. The world is thirsty. And most don't know what they are thirsty for. Napoleon Hill studied successful people for twenty years to produce his book Think and Grow Rich. Apparently in the process he also talked with a few … Continue reading Dig a Well 2.0
While many were suffering through the last Presidential Debate I was learning how to improve my own economy in a training. One of the presenters said that no matter who is elected, business will go on as it has before. He had historical precedent - past Presidential elections and the fact that business has gone … Continue reading We’ve Got This!
Don't you love Dr. Seuss? Dr. Seuss has been a vital part of most everyone's life. You grew up hearing him read to you. Or you've read Dr. Seuss to someone. I believe that the rhymes that he used are soothing. But even more than that Dr. Seuss usually had a positive message. You hear … Continue reading Today You Are You!
The whole quote from Baroness Marguerite Dumont is, "Money doesn't matter. What matters is having it." Marguerite should know. Her husband married her for her money. She may have married him for his title; but now it seems she wants only two things. Her husband's loving attention and to sing - before an audience. The … Continue reading Money Doesn’t Matter
What is holding you back from achieving your goals and dreams? Does it feel as if it is impossible? I heard Eric Worre recently teach an important principle to help us with that defeatist mentality. Eric said that progress equals perfection. Here is how he made his case: You begin by committing to improve by … Continue reading Progress Equals Perfection