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Success UNCOVERED – “If I can just”

If I Can Just.   Really?   We have all heard somebody say this, and 99% of us have said it ourselves.   If I can just get that deal closed.   If I can just make it to the gym 3 weeks in a row.   If I can just make it until Friday…

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Becoming the “Turtle Master”

I know that few people remember that childhood story and think of applying it in your everyday life. We live in a FAST world, few people plan past tomorrow or the next weekend. With the exception of vacations, most people don’t plan in advance for anything in life. But the few who do can prosper…

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Making the tough calls

Very few people value confrontation. It is extremely valuable.   Do you remember the last time you had a confrontation with another human being that could be viewed as negative? Surely you do, it’s impossible to live life without some type of friction. Maybe it was at work, a simple disagreement with a colleague. At…

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Motivation or Discipline

No. You don’t have to choose. – But if you did, I would say to focus on discipline all week long and twice on Sunday assuming true results are the goal.   WHY?   Because motivation is like bathing as Zig Ziglar says, it’s recommended daily. Same thing with discipline but you can make that…

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Vision & Execution – Opposites Attract

Visionairies are known for changing the world.     When I say “Execution” you may think of this guy…     Both of those are fair assumptions. But what if I told you Steve Jobs only succeeded because he was a GREAT executioner?   It is the same in almost every business that has made…

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Winter is coming, so…. Always. Be. Ready.

Winter comes every year. It’s no surprise for most people, except usually entrepreneurs….   The biggest fear anybody I’ve ever met has when it comes to being an entrepreneur is losing that “steady and reliable” paycheck, the employer’s version of your childhood blanket. I always try and let them know after some time you will…

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Want to win with money? EMBRACE the suck.

IT WILL NOT BE FUN. IT WILL BE WORTH IT.   I get into two types of discussions with people/friends/family locally on an almost daily basis, even more often when I have the privilege of making a new acquaintance. I see you must work out a lot, how can I get in shape really quick?…

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Follow Your Passion = Recipe For Failure

If you have read any business article in the last 10 years you’ve likely came across the phrase “follow your passion” and success will come. A: Negative.   I don’t want to mince words or come off as extremely negative but that just isn’t true and especially so if financial freedom is your end goal.…

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Comfort Zone = Hidden Enemy

WARNING Comfort Zones Are Everywhere   This may seem counterintuitive that comfort is a bad thing, but it really is the enemy of success in almost every case. As I type this article my brain is running in a million different directions and I am EXTREMELY uncomfortable. This is not a hardship situation, it’s a…

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The ultimate currency in life is not money….

It also isn’t a gold watch, in case you were wondering (but I do rather enjoy this one).   The ultimate currency in life is one that is finite, no matter who you are – where you are – what you do – or how much money you have this one puts us all on…

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