are the best things in life free?

From time to time I write a post talking about money or investing, which, I know, does turn a few people off. But I do so simply because my goal on this site is to share good ideas and to help whoever takes the time to read my articles or watch my videos avoid some…

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have you ever noticed that it’s always something with some people?

Don’t you hate it when someone lets you down…again? Don’t you hate showing up on time on to be kept waiting…again? Don’t you hate hearing someone say they’re sorry…again? If you’re like me then you’ve probably been on the wrong side of these equations…again and again. People who know me know I’m both patient and…

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2 brothers, 1 dream, $20 million

Success is different things for different people. There is no one-size-fits-all. Some desire to climb mountains, some dream of building hospitals, some yearn to change the world, others are content just living a comfortable life. No matter what we dream of there is one reality we must all face; that without money we must spend…

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why do so many choose to ignore the warning bells of life?

What would we do without our trusty alarm clock? If you’re like me, you’d most likely sleep soundly until your eyes finally glance over to see just what time it is and then jump out of bed, throw on some clothes, brush our teeth and head out the door praying that we’ll make to wherever…

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5 “big picture” points to consider for your financial future

Last week I wrote a post talking about how to succeed in today’s world. I received a few emails asking me just what the “big picture” was so today I thought I’d take the time to talk about some of the growing trends that I see being a big influence in our future. And I…

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capture good ideas where you can, when you can

A few years back, I ran into a bit of a problem. It required numerous meetings and a lot of negotiation. I was concerned about the outcome of these meetings so I decided to take every precaution necessary. I prepped, I arrived early, I had my material neatly organized and I had my secret weapon.…

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the different types of students of life

A teacher is charged with a great responsibility – to educate another. They also get to witness first hand the next generation and their changing ideas as well as the opportunity to influence them. Personally, I’ve been a teacher for over 20 years now and find that opportunity an honor. But as any teacher will…

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program your mind (and your children’s) for success

Our minds are nothing short of a miracle. It controls all our bodily functions from blood flow to breathing, from muscle movement to chemical releases. On top of that we encharge it with capturing all the information around us from all five of our senses. Our eyes are constantly bombarded with thousands of pieces of…

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everything changed when I understood these 7 principles

Most of us mosey along though life. We wake up each morning head off to work and return each evening. We can’t wait for the weekend as it’s our time and a reprieve from our work week. Some put a little money aside¬†¬†every month and save up for that big screen TV we’ve always wanted.…

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how much do you value yourself?

As a child I was a wimp. I let people walk all over me. In elementary school, I felt alone at times because many people said I talked funny. On top of that I was skinny which didn’t help. In junior high there were days when I felt the whole world was against me. I…

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