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A Very, Very Important Question

Cleaning out some files I came across one of the many quotes and sayings I’ve cut out and saved over the years. It contains such wisdom that if we’ll only keep it in mind and ask ourselves this question on an ongoing basis we have an excellent chance of attaining that which we truly desire. “Is what I am…

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Victim OR Victor

In this blog we’ve often discussed the “false dilemma” — the unnecessary use of the word “or.” For example, “Wealthy OR Happy” as though it’s necessarily one OR the other when of course it can and should be both. Another is “nice OR successful.” Then there’s “giver OR receiver.” And numerous others. On the other hand there are…

“People Wisdom” from Gandhi

In his terrific new book, Reinvent Yourself, prolific author, entrepreneur, blogger, podcaster, and serial reinventor-of-self, James Altucher shares a ton of wisdom. Included are lessons from business titans to historical figures; world-class athletes to top entertainers, and many more. And, in his usual humble, self-effacing way, he shares golden nuggets of wisdom from…himself as he takes…

Strong Cultures Welcome Dissent

In Adam Grant’s fantastic (like, “beyond-words fantastic”) new book, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World, Chapter 7 includes the story of Ray Dalio, billionaire founder of the venerable investment firm, Bridgewater Associates. I was excited to see that. In one of my books I quoted Mr. Dalio, as much a philosopher as a successful business person, as saying,…