movies and books that will bring a tear to your eye

Real men don’t cry, do they? Growing up I never saw my father cry. It wasn’t until I was 16 that I saw him cry for the first time. I thought it was because my father was a “real man” but looking back at it now I don’t think that was the case. My father…

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there’s a sucker born every minute

Our world has come a long way in the past 100 years. We’ve gone from our first airplane flight and cars being only for the wealthy to traveling the globe and close to 90% of people in modern nations having access to a car. Despite these changes and more, one thing never changes – us.…

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why tricks and gimmicks won’t bring us success

You may have heard me say it before but it’s worth repeating – success is simple. It may be hard to achieve but the principles behind it aren’t. Most of us already know what it takes to succeed in life, but are often looking for another way. Just flick on the TV late at night…

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what money can and can’t buy you

Zig Ziglar is one of the legends of the self-development field and you’d be amiss not to check out some of his material. One of the many sayings he’s famous for is, “Money’s not everything but it ranks right up there with oxygen.” He’s absolutely right. Whether we like it or not, there is no…

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just how good is your speling?

Today I thought I’d do something slightly different. While I usually try to avoid errors – today I’m purposely going to mispell words and see how many of them you can find. I’w throwing down a chalenge. As sum of you might have notised my post the other dey was riddled with grammatical errors. Some were…

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7 of the most powerful tips from How To Win Friends And Influence People

One of the classics when it comes to self-development is Dale Carnegie’s “How To Win Friends And Influence People” written way back when. Despite its age, the concepts contained within it are priceless. I have seen it transform people with my own two eyes and believe that anyone with influence should take the time to…

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even the best of us make mistakes, just ask Joe Sugarman

I just had to share this. I’m pretty much addicted to the Internet. I use it for shopping. I use it for news. I use it for communication. Entertainment. Inspiration. The list is endless. As such I run into some pretty interesting articles from various speakers and try to share those that stand out with…

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three guaranteed ways to lose a customer

I’m in the market for some business cards. With my book, iSucceed, now available for purchase (and the ebook and audio available soon enough) I thought maybe it’s time for me to put things into high gear. And what better way than with flashy new business cards. So naturally I went on line to see…

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the faster kids learn that grades are not the key the faster they’ll succeed

Once upon a time I was a student. But I wasn’t a very good one. Well, that isn’t completely true. I remember being one of the top students back in 3rd grade. I was in the advanced math class as well as reading class. I worked hard and was loved by my teachers. But that…

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what does your birthday mean to you?

Once a year our birthdays roll around. Mine is June 28th – today. I remember a time when I could hardly wait for my birthday to arrive. I’d be a year older (maybe even a year wiser) and would look forward to opening all my presents as well as the obligatory birthday bash. Birthdays bring with them…

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