Forging Relationships With the Right People

ARE YOU SURROUNDING YOURSELF WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE? For years I surrounded myself with the wrong people. By “wrong” I don’t mean that these people were bad in any sense [well, most of them anyway] but, they didn’t contribute to my well-being and quality of living either. And perhaps, I didn’t contribute to theirs. The […]

Raising the Bar on Self-Esteem

  Building Valuable Self-Worth By Scott Allan Do you consider yourself to be a person of measurable good worth or, do you see yourself as flawed somehow with a negative image? Is it easy for you to be alone, or do you feel the need to be surrounded by continuous distractions so you can forget […]

Bad Thoughts, Unrealistic Expectations and Suffering

How often do you point the finger at others and accuse them for your suffering? How many times a day do you wish that others would just get their act together and stop acting foolishly, stop making such silly mistakes; I know what this level of thinking does to people. It puts everything in a […]

A Personal Lesson in Excellence

The Coffee Experience I will always remember the day I had my first lesson in excellence. I went to my favorite coffee shop and was greeted very politely by a young guy working behind the counter. Handing him my large size tumbler I ordered a large coffee, as I always did, and started to count […]

Choosing the Path of Self-Reliance

Being self-reliance puts us at a major advantage. It means that no matter what happens, in your job, the economy, or relationships, that as soon as you choose the path to become self-reliant, you are committing yourself to absolute trust…in yourself. The path of self-reliance is the highest form of independence you can choose to […]

The Road to Nowhere [and how to get there]

                    “When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than […]

Catalyze Your Environment for Building Better Habits

  The environment you work in, live and spend the majority of your time has everything to do with your level of productivity, efficiency and motivation for performing at peak levels. A desk cluttered with stuff, room lighting, the noise volume and location has a massive impact on your ability to concentrate and getting things […]

How to Create Your Own Idea Collection System

                Do you ever come up with stimulating ideas on the spot and you soon lose them because you didn’t record them at the time? Do you wish you could be more organized and systematic in your approach to work, hobbies or skill building? Let’s take a look […]

The Power of Priority Investment Planning [PIP]

“Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.”  — Samuel Smiles   Priority Investment Planning [PIP] is a powerful set of strategies that can create massive results in little time if you spend just a few minutes a day focusing on the […]

Stay Clear of the Complaining Addiction

                It is said that once an artist made a painting and displayed it on a corner of the street and stood aside. After a while, as a few passersby went by, finally one person came, looked closely then pointed out a few errors in the painting and […]