the best investment of the 21st century

How does the word “investing” make you feel? I have found that for many people investing is synonymous with fear. To them putting money in the stock market is risky and instead just save their money in the bank. Some people just stare at me blankly like I’m some sort of nutjob. To them, investing…

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how successful people put their weekends to work

Creatures of habits… That’s what we’re called. And it’s so true because most of our lives is made up of routines. Wake up, eat breakfast, drop the kids off at school, head to the office, put in 8 hours, come home, eat dinner, watch a little TV…you get the idea. The worst part is most…

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Henry Ford, the 10th man principle and what it means to you and your business

Henry Ford was a man of vision… He did not invent the automobile,  but he developed and manufactured the first automobile that was affordable for middle class Americans using the assembly line and the rest is history. Of all the stories I have read about him I have two favorites; the infamous V8 engine and…

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two words send chills down my spine

“Success is a few simple disciplines practiced every day…” That has to be one of my favorite quotes of the man I consider my mentor, Jim Rohn. Success is not magical. It’s not voodoo. What’s most amazing is it is quite predictable. And yet, most people never achieve what I consider true success. To me…

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lessons from the loss of Cory Monteith

Should I? Or shouldn’t I? Whether we realize it or not we are constantly asking ourselves these two questions, a sort of “weighing our options.” With my son turning five and his thirst for knowledge exploding I have started explaining things in the form of action – reaction. Everything we do, good or bad, has…

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Danish Ahmed on transforming weaknesses into strengths

We spend a lot of our life trying to change what we don’t like about ourselves… What we don’t often realize is that part of us can be used to our advantage. In essence, taking our weakness and making it a strength. For much of my childhood. I didn’t have much confidence, for a variety…

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7 marketing masters and their number one secret

If you’re going to study anything, study marketing. For 3 years, nearly everything I studied had to do with success principles and finance. Then came time management which ended up being my specialty. I didn’t even touch marketing for the first few years. You might recognize them as what I refer to as the four…

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17 questions to ask yourself over and over again

What’s in a question? Well, I think Tony Robbins said it best when he said, “Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” I couldn’t agree more. Too often we ask ourselves self-defeating questions such as, “Why does everyone hate me?” or “Why can’t I lose weight?” The…

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bribery and corruption are the way to go for any parent, coach and even entrepreneur

Adults are just like teenagers…only worse… The thing about adults is they’re so set in their ways. And not only are they set in their ways, but they like it that way. As a teacher, a coach, a marketer and a financial analyst I see the same thing over and over: People, for the most…

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if you have to think about it, you don’t want it bad enough

How bad do you want it? What a great question. Do you REALLY REALLY want it? Or would you just LIKE to have it? When it comes to success, wealth, health and happiness I think nearly everyone would agree that these are things they REALLY REALLY want. And I wish it were so, but I’ve…

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