Judge Your Success By What You Had To Give Up To Get It

Judge Your Success By What You Had To Give Up To Get It

In his book “Live Big.  Think Large.  Act Sensibly:  How To Make A Fortune – Without Losing Your Friends!” Nick James begins Chapter One with the above quote. His point, you see, is this:  Everything does come at a price. If you want to achieve wealth (or success as you define it), you’re going to have to work for it.  Of course this not something new to you or me; but, do we really accept it, deep in our hearts? …

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Good Thinking

Good Thinking

Greetings, The other day I was re-reading some of my articles I published way back in 2005, and I came across one written by Dr. John C. Maxwell entitled “Good Thinking.”  This article is as timely today as it was the day Dr. Maxwell wrote it.  I hope these five statements resonate with you.  Let me know what you think. =========================================================================================== GOOD THINKING – By Dr. John C. Maxwell If you watched the swimming events at the 2004 Olympics last…

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Go Deep, But Do Not Specialize

Go Deep, But Do Not Specialize

In his best-selling book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki makes the case for not specializing. On the surface, this sounds counter-intuitive. Let me explain. When talking about his “Poor Dad”, Robert writes “he never understood that the more specialized you become, the more you are trapped and dependent on that specialty.” On the other hand, his “Rich Dad” had a unique approach. He states “…these bright young employees do not specialize in one department; they are moved from department…

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[Sunday Sayings] …from the desk of Darrell Dean – December 8, 2019

[Sunday Sayings] …from the desk of Darrell Dean – December 8, 2019

Greetings, Welcome to this week’s “Sunday Sayings” newsletter. Each Sunday I share with you some motivational stuff I came across in my travels during the past week.  As always, please feel free to leave a comment.  Enjoy!   1) Ovid: “Be patient and tough.  Someday this pain will be useful to you.”   2)  Kazuo Ishiguro: “There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.”   3)  Mary Anne Radmacher: “At first glance it…

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[Sunday Sayings] …from the desk of Darrell Dean – December 1, 2019

[Sunday Sayings] …from the desk of Darrell Dean – December 1, 2019

Welcome to this week’s “Sunday Sayings” newsletter. Each Sunday I share with you some motivational stuff I came across in my travels during the past week.  As always, please feel free to leave a comment.  Enjoy!   1) Meera Lee Patel: “Start where you are.”   2)  Oscar Wilde: “Be yourself.  Everyone else is taken.”   3)  Lewis Carroll: “I knew who I was this morning, but I’ve changed a few times since then.”   4)  Miranda July: Do you…

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