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“Without continual growth and progress, such words as Improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Benjamin Franklin Long ago in the town of Opshitz in the Carpathian Mountains there lived two great woodcutters: Boris and Andre. Show More Summary
“The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest” Albert Einstein This is not an article about money or math, it’s about something much more powerful. But first a pop quiz: What is compound interest? Don’t worry if you...Show More Summary
I was reading the results of a consumer report survey that said 78% of respondents said that lenders need to be reined in. This surprised me. Sure those lending professionals who were unethical should be reigned in (and many are in front page headlines) but that’s not 78%. Show More Summary
I think new years resolutions are too random- why start losing weight on January 1. It’s such a random date. I suggested you start now- whenever you are reading this. Go ahead I’ll wait. But there is one item that makes sense to start with January 1st- gain control of of your finances. January 1st … Continue reading The Perfect New Year’s Resolution ?
As the New Year rolls in people will make their new year’s resolution- lose the holiday weight. Here’s a safe, natural way to lose the holiday weight now- no pills, no machines no exercise- guaranteed. Best of all this solution is free. Show More Summary
I don’t say thank you enough. I suspect most others don’t either. It’s important to show gratitude- it costs nothing but can strengthen relationships. So thank you readers for being loyal and spreading the word about this site. Specifically thank you Martin for your feedback and championing the site. Thank you to my editor, my … Continue reading Thank You ?
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain Sometimes life is complex. There’s war over conflicting issues. There’s a million things to do and not enough time to do it. The movies make things seem so simple. Sometimes it’s frustratingly simple, “You love her just say so and then we can cut […]
You can’t always get what you want And if you try sometime you find You get what you need Rolling Stones The simple rule “you will only get what you want if you ask for it” is very powerful in two ways. 1) People won’t know what you want unless you ask. That’s why it’s […]
While others are wasting time making new year’s resolutions to lose weight and fail, you can set a better new year’s resolution: to improve the quality of your life. Say No To Others People will always be offering you new projects (because you’re so good at your existing ones) or new social opportunities- just say […]
1) Get your to do list out of our head The mind is for generating ideas, not storing them. Don’t keep your to do list in your head- you risk forgetting something. Plus with your mind freed from your to do list it can work on generating better ideas. 2) If It Takes Two Minutes […]
As I scanned though my huge daily reading list I saw a title that obviously intrigued me. I eagerly read How to Change Your Work Habits and Become a Success Machine by Michael Masterson, who has written Automatic Wealth. I enjoyed the story about how he turned into a straight A student and it was motivating but […]
Here’s an article about getting things done in a rapidly changing environment: The First Three Steps to Getting Things Done
You can’t always get what you want And if you try sometime you find You get what you need Rolling Stones The simple rule “you will only getwhat you want if you ask for it” is very powerful in two ways. 1) People wont know what you want unless you ask. That’s why it’s important to have a goal. What [...]
The recent fable I told about David in Diamononia had some powerful lessons. It can help lead to the answers to life’s many questions. Here’s some more specific questions: What’s better a gorgeous wedding or a gorgeous marriage? The New York Times has the answer. What’s better keeping up with the latest styles or being comfortable in [...]
I actually had some time to read over the summer for the first time in years. I read only non-fiction books. Actually I didn’t read all of them- I listened to a few on tape(or CD). I’m a harsh grader so you can see a difference between books. Ratings of 2.5 and above is recommended. [...]
Recently Daily Blog Tips asked a question What is a Blog? The answer is it doesn’t matter. To someone who hasn’t heard of the concept it’s just a new/easy way for a person to publish content on the internet. That’s all you need to know. When you come across a website it wont matter to [...]
One of the biggest obstacles to getting more productive is getting started. Here’s a two minute guide to Getting Things Done (GTD). 1. Capture- Get all your to dos into inboxes. e.g. mail goes in one spot, verbal to dos go in your notebook etc. 2. Process- Go through all your inboxes and empty out anything in [...]
I rarely procrastinate. My secret? Self discipline, the usual tricks plus I try to live by “do more of what you like and less of what you dont.” Let’s face it if you enjoy something you wont procrastinate on it. But there was one project that I just wouldn’t start. It was important and each [...]