No control over decisions impacting you

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

Barriers and your success

There are barriers in this world that can be difficult to overcome.  These barriers can hold you back from achieving your goals.  These barriers need to be dealt with appropriately, so they do not inhibit you from achieving your dreams.  A barrier can be a person, expense, lack of motivation, personal flaw, and so on.  You can choose to deal … Continue reading Barriers and your success

Sacrificing for the greater good

Recently, my wife and I took a trip to visit a daycare that was highly recommended by a few of her co-workers.  This daycare was supposed to be one of the better ones in the area and I would hope so for the price they were asking.  As instructed on the phone, the daycare told … Continue reading Sacrificing for the greater good

The tortoise and the hare

Remember the story about the tortoise and the hare?  Although the hare was quicker, the tortoise never did rest and ended up winning the race.  The tortoise managed his time better than the hare.  What if instead of speed, the hare had a larger income than the tortoise, but the tortoise managed his money better. … Continue reading The tortoise and the hare

Financial discipline

Sometimes it is difficult to stand back and watch someone make poor financial decisions.  Money can be a very sensitive topic to many people, especially if they are not doing well financially.  There is no easy way to tell someone they are messing up. These are people you care about and want to see do well. … Continue reading Financial discipline

Education is important – part II

As mentioned previously, I have four strategies I use to reach success. Gather information/data to better prepare ourselves for the future Understand our goals and build a plan to reach them in a timely manner Learn from our mistakes Celebrate our successes The last blog I wrote titled, Education is important speaks about the importance of education … Continue reading Education is important – part II