are you taking advantage of all the tools you have available to succeed?

Just when you think things can’t get any more amazing we amaze each other all over again. Recently, Amazon announced its new tablet, the Kindle Fire, as well as its new browser system, SILK, Apple announced the iPhone 4GS and the iCloud system and not to be outdone, Facebook announced the new Timeline. What does…

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Steve Jobs 1955-2011, father, husband, visionary

Every generation is defined by a small handful of people. They etch their place in history thanks to their contributions to it. Steve Jobs was one such man. From his humble beginnings to building the most successful tech company in the world Steve Jobs never lost sight of his goal. His vision was “”to get…

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even the mighty fall

Overconfidence is a killer. It is not an attractive quality in a person and even less attractive in a company. So many successful people and companies let their success go to their head. The result is always the same – a fall from grace. In the case of some companies – bankruptcy. Sony was once…

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just who is Hartley Peavey

Success and failure go hand in hand. Like black and white. Like French Fries and ketchup. Like Peanut Butter and Jelly. Behind nearly every success there is a trail of failure. Each failure bringing that person closer to his or her goal. Success is not an overnight event, despite what we hear on the news or see…

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I’m 76 and I’m tired, by Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby is synonymous with comedy. Growing up, my family and I would gather around the TV to watch The Cosby Show back in the Philippines. It dominated Thursday nights and single-handedly saved the NBC network from bankruptcy. What I always loved about his comedy was that it was good clean fun. If someone were…

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the earlier you start, the easier it is

Let’s face facts. No matter where you live, what you do, or how old you are, today is the youngest you’re ever going to be. When I first got into self-development and educating myself, I was 32 years young. Today I’m 37 and a lot’s changed. I never envisioned myself writing a book, studying economics…

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so what do all these numbers mean?

The past week has been a rollercoaster ride for investors. It seems that each day brings with it a completely new perspective. One day you’re hearing how good things are, the next disaster is imminent. On Monday you hear talk about hope and calamity averted, but on Thursday we hear about renewed troubles and inflation…

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kids today vs. my generation

In many ways I envy kids today. Cell phones, the Internet, XBox, rollerblades, hybrid engines, Bluray, digital cameras, 3D movies, and iPads are just some of the things that are commonplace in today’s world. Sounds like paradise…but things aren’t always what they seem. Today the competition is stiffer, lifelong employment is all but a pipe…

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the lighter side of life

Recently my posts have focused on the financial markets, creating success and the like. My messages were longer and more in-depth. Despite how serious I am about success and money I do love to kick back and enjoy a good movie (or TV show). In fact, it’s my favorite past-time. And as we’re heading into…

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sage advice from Robert Kiyosaki, one of the best in the business

Ponzi schemes are nothing new. They have been around for years. They were first made famous by Charles Ponzi back in the 1920s. And continue to be used today. So just what is a Ponzi scheme? A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation that pays returns to its investors from their own money or the money…

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