Monthly Archives: August 2010


The Number 1 Reason Why Your Life is a Failure

We use the word failure a lot. I’d venture to say we use it too much. And what does this word mean, anyway? What exactly is “failure”? Well, since I don’t know everything (sometimes), let’s consult with the dictionary. Continue reading

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7 Inspiring Success Lessons

Today I want to talk about seven inspiring success lessons. If you’re going to succeed you must first master the lessons of success. You must pass the test and qualify for success. Marva Collins said, “Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.” With that, here are seven lessons to help you “go to” success. Continue reading

3 Advantages of Constructive Criticism

Let’s face it. Criticism has become a dirty word.

Pick up any thesaurus and you’ll find “criticism” in the company of “nit-picking, objection, disapproval, and objection.”

The truth is criticism doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Continue reading

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1 Simple Decision That Gives You Financial Independence

A recent survey showed that 60{54c12dad2cc2b53ae830e39915b1a3e70288dbcbbeb8bbf8395437c5dc3c512c} of us don’t keep a budget. Close to 20{54c12dad2cc2b53ae830e39915b1a3e70288dbcbbeb8bbf8395437c5dc3c512c} hasn’t a clue where their money goes each month, yet 43{54c12dad2cc2b53ae830e39915b1a3e70288dbcbbeb8bbf8395437c5dc3c512c} do spend more each year than they earn. Almost a third pay no attention to interest rates on their credit cards, even while carrying an average debt of $15,000 per household. Continue reading

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4 Simple Ways to Focus on the Positive

The concept makes sense: by concentrating on what’s good, we’re likely to be encouraged and motivated, and we’ll automatically start looking for ways to get more of the same. The problem, though, is how to focus on what’s positive in our lives – when it’s easy to dwell on mistakes and regrets. Continue reading

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Why Optimists Prosper

Photo credit: ‘La Vie En Rose’ – Jacqueline Coates Have you ever wondered why some people are able to weather financial upheaval without breaking a sweat and have confidence to spare when it comes to taking risks such as starting … Continue reading