Category: Education

Top 5 reasons Entrepeneurs FAIL

J.P Maroney posted the thought provoking question: What do you believe are the TOP 5 Most Common Fundamental Problems, Challenges or Mistakes Entrepreneurs must overcome in order to grow their businesses? I posted the following in the comments on his blog: 1. Lack of taking action 2. Fear of Failure 3. Lack of technical knowledge (which is really just the…

Easy method to take notes

James Brausch in his post on How to Learn has a good idea for taking notes. It involves carrying a voice recorder around with you, and then every couple of days listening to your recordings and writing them down. There is an easier way. jott.com will let you call a number (I have it setup in my cell phone on…

Objective: Fitness

I used to be in lots better physical shape then I currently am. I could do 20+ pullups, 120 situps in less then 2 minutes, and run 3 miles in 19:40. I also weighed less than 180lbs and was 18 years younger. Currently, I can do 3-4 pullups, no idea on the situps, but probably around 30, and I can…

blessings

There is an oldish adage “count your blessings” that seems to be very appropriate at the moment. I have been feeling down because of some slight difficulties in my life, but those problems pale in the large perspective of things. “Count your blessings – name them one by one” I am not going to do exactly that, but I did…

How to setup your browser for maximum productivity

Whether you use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer that comes default with Windows Operating Systems, Safari with your Mac, or Firefox there is one simple change that you can make to your browser that will increase your productivity by an order of magnitude. This change does NOT require you to add any of the multitudes of toolbars and widgets available for your…

27 tips to getting organized

I need to get more organized. When I google’d around for ideas, I came across this post: read the 27 tips to getting and staying organized So, now that I have knowledge on how to get organized I just need to figure out how to stop procrastinating . . . Please follow and like me:

JP Maroney thinks that two things determine a person’s success in life: 1) The thoughts that occupy your mind, and 2) The people with whom you associate. I think he is exactly right with this. For the first part, your thoughts determine both your actions and your reactions which in turn lead directly to success or the lack thereof. For…

Who Cares?

Message from Mike Litman that I got in my email today: Dear Steve, So what some of you’re friends and family don’t believe in your dreams. Who cares. So what some people mock you for spending time reading success books, going to seminars, starting your own business. Who cares. So what some people think your success needs to happen instantly…