According to money.cnn.com, lottery proceeds don't always get used for their stated purposes. Typically, lotteries claim that ticket revenues go to fund state-run programs such as parks, education, emergency responders, veterans' health and other services. If the proceeds are not going to these programs, then where are they actually going? It is said that a good … Continue reading The reasons I don’t buy lottery tickets
It is crucial to take control of your life to achieve the things you want to achieve. It also proves to the world you are responsible for your actions and a citizen worthy of respect. One of the worst things you could do is act like a victim, which means you are not in control. This means you … Continue reading Taking control of your life
There are these peculiar sayings out there such as the customer is always right, which was a phrase created by Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of Selfridge's department store in London. As an owner of a business, I take a step back and ask myself, is the customer always right? This would be a hard no because I … Continue reading Is the customer always right?
Greatness... is not easy to come by for most people including myself. Not everyone will capture their wildest dreams and although it seems unfair, it is the way life is. Unexpected things can occur, which can derail you from living your dream. Since I know this and accept this, I do my best to prepare … Continue reading Don’t give up on your dreams
I posted on 04/14/18 a blog titled Financial discipline and today I would like to further expand on this topic. There are so many products readily available today for purchase, which makes it incredibly difficult to restrain yourself from purchasing crap you don't need. There are countless commercials on TV, advertisements on the internet, and billboards all around … Continue reading Financial discipline – part II
Today was a monumental day in my business, which has been years in the making to get here. We have had many failed attempts, but did not give up trying because we knew we would eventually breakthrough. Even at the signing for the new building, I was second guessing myself and remembered I need to push … Continue reading Push through it
This is an important topic, which is often misunderstood. No control over decisions impacting you. It is very easy to push the blame or formulate a quick excuse of why things didn't go your way. For example we can say, "I did not get the promotion because my manager does not like me" or "The … Continue reading No control over decisions impacting you