Skill for Success

​Meeting the goals we set for ourselves is not easy. It takes a tremendous amount of energy, focus, and discipline. If you are like me, you probably have your purpose and priorities all laid out. However you may often find yourself off track at times. It is easy to become overwhelmed by obstacles and distractions that get in the way. So what is…

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Dr. Stephen R. Covey was the author of the The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, an extremely popular self-help book that has sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages since its publication in 1989. He was among Time magazine’s 25 Most Influential Americans in 1996. He also was the founder of the…

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[tp widget=”select2/tpw_select2.php”] By now, most of you should have received your 1099s or W2s from your employer to start your taxes. According to a recent survey, 49 percent of respondents said they would pay someone to do their taxes, 38 percent would do it themselves with tax preparation software, 10 percent would do it themselves…

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daily habits of the rich

[tp widget=”select2/tpw_select2.php”] In previous articles I have talked about how almost 95% of the decisions we make everyday are habits, not conscious choices. This is why our habits largely dictate our level of success in life. Here is one habit that separates the rich from the poor.  We all want to have more money, get to our…

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[tp widget=”select2/tpw_select2.php”] According to a recent study by Tom Corley, author of Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals, there are few key habits that separate the rich from the poor. “Rich people” are defined as having a yearly income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of at least $3.2 million, and…

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The Top Predictor of Success

Every year, people in the U.S. spend $10 billion to learn what it takes to become more successful. What separates those who succeed from those who don’t? Why do some people outperform others, while some fall short? The traditional attributes to success are setting clear goals, resilience, focus and the ability to continually develop. According…

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When I was in high school, I heard a speaker say that the secret to success was by failing. At the time I thought this guy didn’t know what he was talking about! After graduating from West Point, serving on Active Duty and the National Guard, starting multiple businesses, and leading a state political party,…

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Napoleon Hill is considered one of the most successful writers on success and wealth in history. As a journalist in 1908, Hill interviewed Andrew Carnegie, one of the most powerful men in the world at the time. Impressed with Hill, Carnegie gave him an assignment to interview 500 of the most successful people in America…

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This is part 3 in a series on the principles of long-term investing. Click here for Part 1 and Part 2! 7) Learn from your mistakes! It is important to never stop learning. The words “this time is different” are costly in investing. One of the key differences between successful long-term investors and those who…

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