Action Cures Fear

September 28, 2020

A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow. (General George S. Patton) The courage to begin is the same courage it takes to succeed. Winning starts with beginning. The beginning is...

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Massive Action

September 14, 2020

Have you heard the popular riddle about five friendly frogs sitting on a log? Four of the five decided to jump off into the pond below. How many are left? Still five. The moral: there's a lot of difference between...

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Action Man

August 31, 2020

When he was diagnosed with ADHD as a child, his kindergarten teacher told his mother, Michael can't sit still. He can't be quiet, he's not gifted. Your son will never be able to focus on anything. Yet Michael Fred Phelps...

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999 Keys to Success

August 17, 2020

I have found 999 keys to success, but without self-discipline none of them works! (Kop Kopmeyer) Discipline is a constant human awareness of a need for action and a conscious act by us to implement that action. If our awareness...

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Conquer Yourself

August 03, 2020

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak and esteem to all. (George Washington) The Sirens were three mysterious women who, according to Homer’s Odyssey, lived on an island. Whenever a...

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Debt Part 2

July 20, 2020

Trying to keep up with the Joneses will keep you perpetually in debt. Stop spending money you don’t have, to buy stuff you don’t need, to impress people you don’t like! So let’s get a handle on your financial situation and...

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Debt Part 1

July 06, 2020

Debt kills options - period! A couple of decades ago, a friend of mine had a small credit-card balance of a few hundred pounds and was paying just about the minimum payment monthly. He also had a payment-protection insurance which...

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Thinking with greater subtlety

June 22, 2020

A book lover once commented that the value of books is that you benefit from the experiences of others and gain access to their insight without having to go through the process they passed through. Others have made the discoveries...

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Build your mind

June 08, 2020

Reading is one of the soundest investments you can make in yourself. Soak-up-facts method of education is not what we are talking about. Real education is that which develops and cultivates the mind. Anything which improves thinking ability is good...

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Think more deeply

May 25, 2020

Some people never pick up a book to read after their formal education; what a waste! I heard that if you put your arm in a sling for six months without using it; it will atrophy. What do you think...

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