Category Archives for "Success"

To Achieve Your Goals, Your Dream Is NOT The Key

Your dream is not the key.  The key is what steps you took today to journey towards that dream. What skill did you sharpen? What new contact did you make? What boundary did you push against? Practical steps make dreams come true.Does your day look like this? Or does your day look like this? It should look like both. […]

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Big Picture > Technical Skills

Technical skills are great, but entrepreneurial, marketing, and investment skills are (usually) senior to technical skills—from an ROI point of view. This is because technical skills are increasingly easy to outsource, but the creative side and ability to identify new needs on the market, network, market, create, etc. is difficult to outsource. The combination of […]

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On Purposefulness

On Purposefulness

With purposefulness, you just keep leaning into problems and challenges till you overcome them.  You are looking beyond them towards your purpose.  They seem less daunting. The lack of purposefulness is quite easy to see in people.  They languish.  Their days have no arc and hum.  In short, they just go to pot. For many […]

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What Makes You An Authority?

What Makes You An Authority? Good Question.

Why is one person the authority and the other person consuming (listening to) his/her perspective? This is a tricky business, but it boils down to two items probably in equal measure:Experience and knowledgeThe presumption that one knows what he is doing and should share it with othersMost people with tremendous experience and knowledge are nonetheless shy […]

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Principles

You choose to be happy every day. You can choose to make each moment as positive and productive (in the sense of producing the best result) as possible.  Choose to be happy now, in this moment.  It isn’t over the horizon contingent upon achievement.  Choose now. There is a balance between producing and consuming.  Almost […]

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Quantity, Not Quality

With this 90 day challenge, I am shooting more for quantity, not quality. I’ve realized that the quality of my posting–particularly whether the postings and site all hang together under the right niche–is simply not going to happen without a lot more experience. So, I’m doing something that is NOT natural for me.  I’m focusing […]

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Taking The 90-Day Challenge

Well, here we go.  I just took a challenge to create and publish internet content (blog posts, YouTube videos, or anything else) for ninety days.  I was inspired to do this by Miles Beckler. I’ve stuck my neck out there.  I told Miles if I don’t succeed that I will donate $1,000 to a charity […]

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What Are My Whys?

A lot of writers and bloggers advise that you need to know the “why” for doing what you do.  I agree with this.  It helps orient your decision-making and also keeps you going in the tough times. Here are my whys: –I can’t actually explain my most basic why.  I’m just driven internally to do […]

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