17 survival techniques for parents with young kids

4 years… It’s hard to believe that my wife and I have had an addition to our family for 4 years now. It sure doesn’t feel that long…and yet it does. So much has happened that it’s hard to keep track of everything. Thankfully, since my son was born I have been keeping track of…

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the risk-free lifestyle is a myth

“It’s too risky.” This is something that I often hear from clients and friends when I talk to them growing their businesses or investing their money. I get it…believe me I do. But think about it for a second, just what isn’t risky today? Buying a house 5 years ago was considered as safe as…

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Steve Siebold’s 21 ways that rich people think differently

Who doesn’t love lists? I know I do. My wife used to complain that I would make a list for everything. Going to Las Vegas, I had my list. Off to Costco, got my list. Movies to watch, listed. TV shows to check out, another list. The thing I love about lists is that it…

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chase your dreams 110%

Tough love… That’s what every parent, teacher and coach must practice. Many people think that people in those roles must be supportive of those who look up to them which I agree with, to a certain extent. And having been a teacher and a coach for more than 22 years now people are sometimes stunned…

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Brian Tracy, one of the best in the personal development business, shares 11 secrets to change our lives

There is one truth about life… No matter how many books you read, how many audio lectures you listens to, how many DVD programs you watch or how many mentors you have…you can always use a little more help. Or at least that’s what I believe. As each of us is different, with different backgrounds…

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if you want to be more productive, the next time someone tells you to take a vacation, do it

Never underestimate the benefits of a vacation… We all build up stress from time to time, whether you are self-employed or work for a big company. Despite what people might think today, work was never meant to be easy. In fact, if it’s easy you’re probably not working very hard. I believe that work is…

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7 tips for giving your kids a head start on life (plus a few more for good measure)

Children are unique… We all come into this world equals. We are born with a blank slate but almost as soon as we arrive, we go our separate ways not by any choice of our own. Our environment, the people we come in contact with, and most importantly, our parents will dictate much of who…

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the lost art of teaching and how we can fix it

It really is a shame… In spite of all the incredible advances we have made and the technology that is available to us, many students today seem less ready to deal with the challenges of life than ever before. For years now I have wondered why, but recently I believe I have come to this…

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here are 33 ways to stay creative and productive

Creativity is a difference maker… It helps us separate ourselves from our competition. It allows us to show others our unique selling position. Need proof? Just look at the iPhone. It single-handedly changed the face of mobile phones. Today we don’t even call them mobile phones or cell phones but smart phones and I can…

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iSucceed interviews Elijah Johnson, budding financial superstar

Wasn’t it great being 16? It feels like just yesterday when I was in the 11th grade. I had free time, no responsibilities, boundless energy, and seemingly invulnerability. I was living in Thailand at the time playing basketball 4 or 5 days a week, watching about 8 movies a week, building up my collection of…

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