Adapting to Change

Adapting to Change

How do we manage our wealth-building plan in the face of day-to-day reality?  The answer is to monitor progress toward benchmarks and adjust if results don’t match expectations.  These success benchmarks will likely be connected to the five (5) critical skills...
Becoming an Expert

Becoming an Expert

The greater your expertise in a skill, the more of the created value you can command for yourself.  Therefore it makes sense to improve your skills to the highest level of expertise that you can attain. Developing expertise takes time and commitment.  Prior to setting...
Strengthening Your Strengths

Strengthening Your Strengths

You can create significantly more value by strengthening your strengths rather than improving your weaknesses. The incremental knowledge you gain by putting in the extra time will set you substantially above the average person’s knowledge level. The scarcity of...
Success = Dream + Desire + Direction + Dedication

Success = Dream + Desire + Direction + Dedication

Success comes from a combination of these components within us. Dreams are the unfulfilled hopes that are stored inside us. Desire is the spark that initiates action. Direction is the focus of that action on the outcome. Dedication is the intestinal fortitude to...
Expectations and Self-Interests

Expectations and Self-Interests

The world does not run on self-sacrifice and philanthropy. While everyone may exhibit these attributes from time to time, they are not self-sustaining. Self-interest, however, is reliable and sustainable. Rarely will you ever be surprised if you assess the other...
The Power of Gratitude

The Power of Gratitude

Most of the financial benefit we gain is through providing value to others. Showing gratitude for these opportunities provides our patrons with a sense of importance and increases the likelihood of providing us with more opportunities. Gratitude makes the goods or...