Getting Rich While Having Fun

One of the principles I’ve seen looking at the lives of extraordinarily successful people is that the vast majority of them really seem to love what they do. They are very dedicated and often work long hours at their chosen field, but usually seem to have fun along the way. Steven Scott, in his book… Read More »

Feeding Your Spirit For Success

If you are looking for some quick, pop a pill, stick it in the microwave, pay at the pump, drive through, instant messaging, Blackberry, magic ingredient for success, then let me save you some time. Hit the back button on your browser now. It doesn’t exist. Even Jesus Christ himself, whose followers believe was the… Read More »

Success Principle #5 – Successful People are Readers

I have enjoyed reading as far back as I can remember. I grew up as an only child and was one of those geeky kids who read The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings Trillogy before he was 10. So when I heard motivational speakers say things like “Leaders are Readers” it was easy… Read More »

Six Ways to Make People Like You

Most of us want to be liked by others. The trouble that the vast masses of humanity have with this is that they run smack into their own selfishness. Because of their own self-fixation, they end up repelling the very people they want to like them. Sometimes that selfishness comes out in down right rudeness.… Read More »

One Simple Change That Will Increase Your Financial Success

One of the biggest differences between people who are financially successful and the vast majority of the rest of the masses of people just making it living paycheck to pay check is that financially successful people know where there money is coming from and where it is going. The equation is simple. It looks like… Read More »

Success Principle #4 – Successful People are Leaders

One of the things you’ll notice if you start to study successful people is that they are leaders. They go their own way. They sometimes take risks that others see as foolish. And in the process they achieve success. If you want to be successful, there will come a time when you will have to… Read More »

Success Principle #3 – Your Integrity is NOT For Sale

I’ve been in negotiations on something for several months. If it works out the way I envision it would be quite lucrative for me. Negotiations are not an area where I have extensive expertise so it has been a long process. I’ve moving ahead cautiously considering each step. Activity. Pause. Activity. Pause. We are nearing… Read More »

Success Principle #2 – Keep On In Spite of the Obstacles

Yesterday morning I decided that it was time to get started here in spite of the fact that everything is not completely set up and pretty yet. So I sat down and wrote what I thought became a good launch post explaining what I was up to. I was in a bit of a hurry… Read More »

Success Principle #1 – Get Started!

Well the plan was to get everything all polished up before launching this ship. But then in the shower this morning I had a thought. (And you probably should know that I do some of my best thinking in the shower for some reason.) The thought was this: One of the first things you have… Read More »