Aside from temporary setbacks and extraordinary fortunes of inheritance or luck, if you want to know how people feel about themselves, look at their bank accounts.
MONEY is the greatest measurement of one’s mindset.
This is probably why there is so much emotion and neurosis tied to people’s relationship with money. That is why I say if you want to fix your money problems, get your head examined. Read More
I was in debt. Serious debt. The “how-will-I-ever-pay-this-back?” kind of debt. The kind that haunts you in those moments right before you fall asleep.
And what’s worse: I’d been carrying this unpaid balance for over two decades.
How much did I owe? More than I could write a check for because it wasn’t a financial debt…
Back when I was in my early 20s, I got into real estate. Read More
A couple years ago I interviewed Charlie Plumb, who was a U.S. Navy jet pilot in Vietnam. I learned a very valuable leadership lesson that I’d like to pass on to you here.
Charlie flew 74 consecutive successful combat missions. However on his 75th mission his F4 Phantom fighter plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. Read More
Pursuing happiness is like chasing a rainbow. The faster we go, the harder we try, the farther off it becomes.
I have learned that happiness is not a pursuit— it’s a choice. Happiness is a state of mind, obtainable at any time, in any moment of your choosing.
Licking a cone of creamy vanilla Häagen-Dazs makes me happy. Read More
If I could reach out of this blog and hug you I would.
Consider this my virtual hug
Let me attempt to explain why I am so grateful to you… I have learned my highest values in life are significance and achievement. Without you I could not express and realize those values each day.
I come by these values by nurture (or lack there of). Read More