Want a better life? Remember this simple rule.

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It seems to me that life is pretty simple. There’s only one rule you need to keep in mind as you guzzle your $8 coffee-junk-o-ccino. And it’s this: Don’t mess with me and I won’t mess with you. And yet, how many of you feel like you can’t get through your day without some nosey … Read more Want a better life? Remember this simple rule.

How the Wright Brothers can make you a success

Wright Brothers

Because others have more or better opportunities doesn’t mean you’re without your own opportunities. Success requires that you take advantage of what you have available to you. Don’t get distracted by your disadvantages. What others do is nothing more than noise holding you back from doing what you must to become a success. We can … Read more How the Wright Brothers can make you a success

Be Smarter Than the Average Pinball

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Life has a unique capacity to throw bad situations at us when we least expect it. Or good opportunities. It depends on our outlook. Last summer, I was still a brainless drone in the cubicle-zombie collective. That’s when I had a conflict with a supervisor over an ethical issue. My supervisor did something unethical on … Read more Be Smarter Than the Average Pinball

I Hate to Tell You This: But You Need to Sleep (sleep part 2)

Sleeping Tiger

What if I told you there’s a way to unleash your high-performance potential? And it won’t cost you anything but your time. No drugs, doctor visits, or overpriced Internet guru mastermind required. And when I say high performer, I mean top performer across the board: physical and mental. You’ll crank up everything. From your health … Read more I Hate to Tell You This: But You Need to Sleep (sleep part 2)

You Need to Understand Why Sleep Deprivation Destroys Performance (sleep part 1)

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Sleep deprivation destroys both your cognitive and athletic performance. It affects memory, robs you of strength, and kills your decision making. Even so, some people romanticize the idea that you must overwork yourself to be a high performer. You don’t. You’re limiting your ability to function at a high level when you don’t sleep. A … Read more You Need to Understand Why Sleep Deprivation Destroys Performance (sleep part 1)

Think Like a Millionaire with Secrets of the Millionaire Mind (book review)

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

“It’s not enough to be in the right place at the right time. You have to be the right person in the right place at the right time.” – T. Harv Eker Unlike movies, I’m strict about what I look for in a good book. First, it must answer some immediate question or need. Second, … Read more Think Like a Millionaire with Secrets of the Millionaire Mind (book review)

My 5 Success Factors in Action

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In my post The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation), I presented the 5 factors that I found critical to success. Rather than just present these factors as a list, I put them together in an equation to help me visualize how much weight each factor has in achieving my goal. The equation follows: … Read more My 5 Success Factors in Action

Why You Need to be Responsible for Your Own Success (My Rant About Why I Only Fly First Class)

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“The best time to start taking responsibility for your own success was 10 years ago. The second-best time is right now.” [Click to Tweet this] In this article, I’m going to rant about why you are responsible for your own success. I’ll explain that success is freedom, and freedom comes from developing multiple, strong income … Read more Why You Need to be Responsible for Your Own Success (My Rant About Why I Only Fly First Class)

The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation)

Success Equation

In this article, I give a brief overview of how I developed my entrepreneur success factors. To help me visualize the 5 factors that I identified, I put them into what I call my Success Equation. I then provide a brief explanation of each of those success factors. Using these factors, I was able to … Read more The 5 Factors of Success (My Success Equation)