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Archive for February, 2008

Procrastination (The Comic Version)

I need to thank Debohobo.com for showing me the cartoon and creator below. These are absolutely great! In my previous post Never Give Up, I asked what was holding you back from achieving your goals. Does this cartoon fit anyone out there? Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your [...]

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Never Give Up

It starts small. You have an idea. You develop it, let it grow. It starts to take over your thoughts and you dreams. You move in different directions hoping to get just one step closer to the vision you have created in your mind. Everything you think about centers around having other people realize your [...]

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Selling Junk

I went to an investment seminar last week that had a host of different companies trying to sell me their investment tools, property etc. I was bombarded by pamphlets and statistics showing how well they had done in the past and were very proud of the future. Why has society come to this? People out [...]

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Have You Created Your Vision Board Yet?

For any of you out there who have read The Secret, you’ll know what I’m talking about. John Assaraf tells a story about the power of creating an image of the things you want so you you will attract it. He and his son discover a series of Vision Boards in his office and, after [...]

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Inspiring Words

A colleague of mine handed me an excerpt from a book he was reading. The quote said, “Are you taking the opportunity to inspire those around you through each interaction you have?” It was an interesting idea that made me wonder if it was possible to achieve such a lofty goal. Can you truly inspire [...]

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Everyone Needs To See This Brain Teaser

Are you a left-brain (logic) or a right-brain (big-picture) thinker? When I first saw this I concluded that it must be turning in the same direction all the time. Then, suddenly, the thing turned in mid-stream and started turning the opposite direction! Of course, this is all based on how my mind was processing the [...]

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The Free Ride Is Over in 2017

I was watching a show earlier this evening that had a couple of people talking about the coming Baby Boomer crisis. According to their calculations, there will be a huge market and economic crash in about 2017. This is the date that the government will officially start paying out more in retirement benefits to aging [...]

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Do You Know Your Strengths?

As I mentioned in my previous posting, Play To Your Strengths with Marcus Buckingham, I have begun the journey towards focusing on my strengths and removing those aspects of my career that utilize areas that I am weak. When I say this, what I mean is that I’ve decided to take control over my career [...]

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What Do I Want To Do With My Life?

Have you ever had one of those months? Everything at work seems to be going slow or even badly? As you can imagine, I’m in the middle of one of those… I’d like a little advice from people on this one. How do you handle people who are difficult to work with or do not [...]

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Drowning in Debt? Throw Them a Brick!

I was watching an advertisement for H&R Block today (yes, it is that time of year again) and I noticed something that completely blew me away. All the ads I’ve seen are based around a person getting their money back instantly and being able to enjoy their money right away. Right now, H&R Block is [...]

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