There is a point, or should be a point in everyone’s lives when you realize that the mighty and all knowing Wizards of Oz (read “your parents”) don’t know everything. As a kid, you look up to your parents as the smartest people in the world, mostly because you don’t know too many people and they...Read more →
When you sit down and turn on your computer, do you know exactly what you are about to do or are you just turning on your computer because it is something to do? I constantly find myself sitting down at my computer without a clear agenda and goal in mind only to end up...Read more →
Doing something because you “have nothing better to do” always seems to have a negative connotation. You are bored and someone asks you if you want to go to the mall and your response is “okay, i’ve got nothing better to do”. I personally think that doing something because you have “nothing better to...Read more →
When I was about 7 years old, my class learned about the Titanic and how it ended up at the bottom of the ocean. It was such a massive ship and the captain felt that a tiny little iceberg couldn’t do any damage to the Goliath of a ship he was conducting. As any...Read more →
In general, people are very “happy go lucky”. They have their beliefs and values and everything in their life pretty much falls into place based on the systems they were brought up with, or have set for themselves. Cognitive dissonance comes into play when you have two beliefs or values that come up at...Read more →
I was just thinking about Nickelback’s song “If Today Was Your Last Day” and it really struck a chord. He talks about the best advice that his friend gave him to live each day like it’s his last since “each day’s a gift and not a given right”. I agree that living on the...Read more →
I hear so many people saying that they will not start item “B” until item “A” is accomplished. For instance, “I will not get married until I have a job”, “I will not have kids until I am comfortable in my career” or “I will not start my own business until I have at...Read more →
Take a Different Route – By taking the same route to work, school, the gym, mall or wherever you are going each day, you become immune to everything around you...
Learn From Your Failures – the most successful people are the ones that failed over and over again and did not give up....
Pay Attention to...Read more →
Over the years I have spoken to many very successful business people and entrepreneurs and every single one of them told me the same thing. To be successful, it takes a lot of hard work and you need a little luck. A few of these successful people even made the connection that the “little...Read more →
There was a time where I was out of a job for a while and really didn’t know what to do with myself. Looking back I cannot believe how lucky I got and how many little factors played a vital role in this major accomplishment. If any of the little pieces weren’t there, I...Read more →