where my love of sushi began and what I learned in the process

As a young child I had never eaten anything exotic. That all changed when I moved overseas. And though I had eaten frogs legs, escargot, saba steak, and shark fin soup all before the age of 12 there was one food that I never ever imagined eating – sushi. While my father was quite adventurous…

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the best movies of 2010 not to be missed

The other day I was talking with a client and they mentioned how much they enjoyed my blog but they were curious to know if that’s all I did – spend my life thinking and discussing success principles. I’m actually a huge fan of MOVIES and TV shows. There were days when I used to…

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punctuality is an underrated skill sought after by every leader

A few months ago I had a dinner meeting with one of my clients. And, big surprise, they were late. Again. Still, I figured I wouldn’t mention anything as I didn’t want to get sidetracked so we dove right in. We talked about their life and some business opportunities that had come about and managed…

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negotiation techniques made easy by a two-year-old

Negotiation is one of the most valuable tools in success. Negotiation is part communication, part reading others. But what negotiation is not is hard. Just ask my son. At the age of two, barely able to string 4 words together in a sentence and the guy is a master negotiator. Watching him in action is…

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what magic taught me helped make me a better businessman

About 5 years ago I went out for some drinks with a few clients. As it turned out, one of them happened to live in my neighborhood so we took the same train home. Just as we were about to part ways I remembered that I had a magic trick in my pocket that I…

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T Harv Eker’s secrets of the millionaire mind

Despite all our advances in technology and the gadgets we have at our disposal for some reason there are quite a few myths still floating about on success, money and relationships. Many of my friends have graduated with degrees in business administration, economics and psychology. And yet their careers haven’t really taken off. I was…

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millionaire has a nice ring to it

One word that has a nice ring to it is the word MILLIONAIRE. Many of us have grown up believing that if we could just join this elite group our lives would take on a whole new meaning. Life would be easier, more fun and… Yes, yes…that’s what we all think. But the truth is…

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easy come, easy go is the rule when it comes to language

I have taught children for over 10 years now and what amazes me is just how fast they grow – both physically and mentally. Just a little over a year ago my son was half his height and just learning to walk. Today he’s running, jumping and causing havoc whenever possible. Now he’s really trying to communicate…

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time management tip # 4 the value of time

One of the simplest time management tips I can offer you is to simply understand the value of time. Nearly every client I work with overlooks just how powerful time can be and just what we can do using what some people call the 8th wonder of the world – compound interest. In this case though I’m…

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forgiveness shows you’re ready to move forward

This, I will admit, was one of the harder things for me to learn. Over the course of our lives we are let down, hurt, lied to, insulted, ignored, mistreated, snubbed and slighted. There are times when we think that we’ll never be able to forgive someone for what they have done. But as the…

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