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Three Healthy Tips from Brian Tracy

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Brian Tracy with some healthy common sense:

Setting and Achieving Goals (My Experience)

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

My link to Brian Tracy’s blog post yesterday hit home because last February, I decided I was going to start running. I was 41 at the time (technically I’m still 41 but will be turning 42 on October 15th) and felt like I was in a major funk. I felt horrible. I had actually been […]

My Favorites of John Wooden’s Favorite Maxims

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

John Wooden was one of my favorite leadership examples. I have several books by him and like them all. I was reading Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court* last night and came across a list of Coach Wooden’s favorite maxims in the back of the book. I chose some […]

Question of the Day – Goals

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

I’ve been doing some reading on goal-setting. Sadly, I have never really been a goal-setter. Yes, I have goals floating around in my head, but I have never really taken the time to write them down or track them. Subconsciously, I probably do this so that there’s no accountability. The problem is that I’m also […]

The Two Biggest Enemies of Personal and Financial Success

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

In his book, No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline*, Brian Tracy explains two of the biggest enemies to personal success, which are the Path of Least Resistance and the Expediency Factor. Regarding the Path of Least Resistance, Tracy writes: The Path of Least Resistance is what causes people to take the easy way in almost […]

Question of the Day – How Good Are You at Controlling Compulsive Spending

Monday, September 20th, 2010

Today’s Question of the Day was inspired by Just Because You CAN, Doesn’t Mean You SHOULD from MoneyCrush. After reading her post, I got to thinking about times when I practiced self-control when at the store. I think I have a pretty good handle on compulsiviness when at the store. That’s not to say that […]


Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Beth sent me a link to this article: But Will It Make You Happy? It’s a long article but it is at least interesting. Here are a few highlights: She had so much. A two-bedroom apartment. Two cars. Enough wedding china to serve two dozen people. Yet Tammy Strobel wasn’t happy. Working as a project […]

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