Why The Smartest Person In The Room Is Usually The Laziest

I had a discussion with a friend of mine this afternoon, while at work.  It occurred to me that he is one of the smartest people I know.  He is also one of the laziest people I know.  I should spell out straight away, that I define “laziest” a little differently than normal in this … Read more…

Creating Productivity Pockets

What is it that stops you from reaching your goals?  Why is it that some tasks or adventures stay on your “to-do” list indefinitely?  What would you be willing to give up to have a dream realized?  The issues for which these questions are rooted can be narrowed to a few.  Two issues having the … Read more…

Use Leverage In Every Way Possible

Use leverage in every way possible.  This is not an observational statement as much as it is advice, though in truth, it is both.  I have personally witnessed more than one person become a millionaire by understanding leverage and using it at every chance possible.  What I offer below is a my own definition of … Read more…

Nailing A Job Interview

The key to nailing a job interview is understanding the employer’s needs before they tell you what they are.  As a candidate, if you are able to set yourself apart from the group in this area, you will improve your odds of securing the position.  So how do you do this?  Below is a list … Read more…

How To Write A First Book

How to write a first book. How to write a first book? How to write a first book… As with the three sentences above, an approach to the same task can be very different, depending on the person and the variables involved.  Of these variables – the one which matters most: Is my approach effective? … Read more…

The Difference Between Good Debt Versus Bad Debt

The difference between good debt versus bad is an age old tale, though most folks must not have heard it before. At least they operate like they haven’t heard it, anyway. Have you always found money to be a mystery? More importantly, do you find that you always seem to be without any money at … Read more…

Making Sunday Count

Making Sunday count is the only way to get through Mondays back at work.  Tuesdays as well.  The first half of the week, actually.  Why is it then that most people have such difficulty making Sunday count by letting pass by from the couch, dreading the the Monday morning blues?  It’s a matter of changing … Read more…

Pursuing Your Passion

We all have a secret us, deep down that often we’re afraid to share with the rest of the world. Perhaps you want to be a singer, or a home builder, maybe you want to fly airplanes. Given a long enough timeline, the question then becomes: “Why aren’t you pursuing your passion?” This is a … Read more…

Surviving Your First Trip As A Couple

Surviving your first trip as a couple hinges on understanding a few key concepts and taking action in certain situations. Spain. Thailand. Peru. Cuba. All are places you can remember for their rich history and culture, culinary delights and beautiful coastlines. Or they could be remembered by you as the place where you broke up … Read more…