Have you ever heard that phrase "The more things change, the more they stay the same"? What a bunch of crap! There are 2 main reasons why phrases like that exist, and neither one holds water. The truth of the matter is that in order for change to occur - on both an individual scale, as well as a global scale - holding on to the way things "used to be" is a recipe for nothing but a modern-day remake of the same mistakes that we have already made in our lives, and on our planet. If we want true, … [Read more...] about The more things Change the more they NEED to Change!
Did you ever feel like you should just chuck it all and start all over again? There is certainly something to be said for a fresh start, but if you decide to take that step, make sure that you do it right this time! Now, I would never recommend that someone just “give up” – far from it. However, there is something to be said for reevaluating any given situation and deciding that starting from scratch – now armed with new knowledge and experience – is simply a more effective or enjoyable use of … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Steps to Recreate yourself and your Offering
The term "I love it when a plan comes together" does not quite cover how successful I have been in my recent efforts, and the system that I used can be 100% duplicated by ANYONE looking for success! Back on June 16, 2008 I wrote the post The Winds of Change will sometimes Ruffle your Sails, and in that post I made the public commitment that I would find a way to move to the east coast of Florida within 60 days in order to start a new business. We signed the lease on our beach-side condo 32 days … [Read more...] about Homage to the Tangible and the Intangible Factors of Success
Unless you know EXACTLY what you want, you might as well just shoot yourself in the foot, because hobbling towards success is all you are going to be doing unless you get 100% clear on exactly what you want to accomplish or achieve. It seems simplistic to say that in order to get what we want, we need to first know exactly what that is, yet defining the exact details of our desires is often not as easily done as we think. Without a proper understanding of the specifics of our desires, it is … [Read more...] about An Ode to the Details, or, How to Sabotage your Success
Welcome to the January 2007 edition of the Today is that Day Way Back Machine! This series of posts will highlight some of the most empowering, informative, or popular posts from the not to distant past. If you've seen these posts before, then go ahead and revisit them - most of what I write is timeless. If you haven't, then here is a chance to see some great content from the past that you missed the first time around. Enjoy! Everybody’s been the dog… - How do you turn science fiction into a … [Read more...] about Today is that Day Way Back Machine January 2007
People will only see what they want to see when they look at their lives and at the world in general, but the word "people" doesn't exist without the word "person". If you want the world to be a better place, you need to start with your own view of things before you give thought to what other people are doing. You don't have to try very hard these days to hear people complaining about the economy, about gas prices, about the housing market, about terrorism, about health care, about schools and … [Read more...] about You have to Look with Better Eyes than That