Category: Definiteness of Purpose

  • 5 Great Business books that have stood the test of time and scrutiny.

    5 Great Business books that have stood the test of time and scrutiny.

    It is difficult to determine the top five business books ever written as the selection can vary based on an individual’s perspective and what they are looking to gain from a business book. However, some of the most highly regarded and widely read business books of all time include: It’s worth noting that these books […]

  • You have to make the decision now

    You have to make the decision now

    You are what you are until you decide to become different than you are.  It is a hard thing to change but it can be done.  It just requires you to make a commitment and then do the work necessary to change your circumstances and your life. I was recently speaking with a friend of […]

  • Who will you have to become?

    Who will you have to become?

    Most people are spending too much time on what they want to have and not focused enough on what it takes to get it. So how do you get it? The first step towards any goal is to first set down and set the goal. Most people don’t even do this. They instead wade through […]

  • What’s next?

    What’s next?

    I think this is a question that many of us ask at different points in our life.  Or at least we should.  I just finished reading an article about what happens to people after they reach a certain milestone in their earnings and their career.  I just have to say that the article was really […]

  • 40 hours is the starting line

    40 hours is the starting line

    This morning I was listening to the recorded version of the Dave Ramsey show like I do every morning.  In all his wisdom (which is why I listen) he said to someone who called in that they had competing goals.  I believe the caller was asking if her husband should go back to school or […]

  • What is your brand, internally and externally?

    What is your brand, internally and externally?

    I am a trainer by nature and luckily I have been able to turn it into a career.  One of the main reasons I blog is because it allows me to flesh out my thoughts before delivering it. Personal Branding is something I will be speaking to an audience about in one week.  The topic […]

  • Why not think rich

    Why not think rich

    If you have never heard of the classic business book that is on everyones list as the top business book of all times, here is your introduction to it.  Think and Grow Rich was written by Napoleon Hill.  It is a great read and has a lot of great advice in it.  Even though this […]

  • My last 5 book summaries twitter style

    My last 5 book summaries twitter style

    Title: The Wisdom of Andrew Carnegie as told to Napoleon Hill; author Napoleon Hill Having a definite purpose in life and pursuing that purpose with self-discipline and hardwork.  The best BOOK for Success I have ever read Title: Early Rising; author Benjamin Franklin Early to bed, early to rise, will make a man healthy, wealthy, […]

  • 10 Ideas on finding time for your Self-Development

    10 Ideas on finding time for your Self-Development

    John C. Maxwell suggested to me 5 years ago, that I should have an intentional plan for my growth and development.  Up until then, my development consisted of a lot of formal education and intermittent personal development.  I took his suggestion to heart. Since then I have had an intentional plan for my growth and […]

  • Self Discipline

    Self Discipline

    Andrew Carnegie stated that the greatest and the most essential ingredient to success is Self Discipline. Self discipline is complete control over ones mind which in turn complete control over their actions. I don’t know about you, but sometimes my self-discipline is absent.  I allow life or circumstances to get in my way. Mr. Carnegie […]