When our kids were small one of the life lessons I wanted to impart the most was the value of enjoying life. You might think that kids know how to do that anyway – and they do – but parents, teachers and other authority figures are constantly preaching responsibility and accountability and duty and a bunch of other adult values. Not to mention the school system’s soul-killing trinity of rote, conformity and submission. . . . → Read More: How to Squeeze the Juice From Life
Your character is the most important thing about you. Make sure you feed it and maintain it every year. . . . → Read More: Plan a Successful, Fulfilling Year
In many cases, at the end of the month there’s almost nothing left over. A huge proportion of income supports making that income. I believe this is the definition of living on a treadmill. . . . → Read More: Are You Living to Support Your Job?
A ‘flat world’ is a metaphor for the phenomenon of reduced barriers between people everywhere. It’s a trend that is accelerating and I love it. Two things are pushing this. An increase in global wealth and the expansion of the Internet. I read two fascinating articles this week in The New York Times that show the effects of growing global wealth and of the Internet. One was about a US high school in a small town that is struggling because local industry has been shutting down. . . . → Read More: Prepare to Be Flattened!
Most people are affected by the example they see around them. You could call it contagious. If you are around people who bitch and complain about a lot of things it won’t be long until you start to bitch and complain yourself. Soon it can affect your outlook on life. . . . → Read More: We Could All Use Some Positive Feedback
We are living through a period of the most rapid rate of change humankind has ever seen. It’s very easy to feel the pain of that change – but can you see the opportunity in it? Can you see how the ability to earn a living is being transformed? . . . → Read More: There Are Only Two Ways To Have More Money
Millions of people are climbing the ladder of success and have yet to realize they put the ladder against the wrong wall. They are where they are because of the flow of events in their personal life and because of inertia, not because it’s their own vision of life on their terms. . . . → Read More: If You Had One Year to Live – What Would You Do?
I created this small, free e-booklet to more fully discuss the mental traps that prevent people from living their lives with more personal freedom to live their dreams. . . . → Read More: 7 Things That Rob Your Freedom
Individuals acting through voluntary capitalism is the natural, moral and sustainable method for peaceful, profitable interaction between all people. . . . → Read More: Why “Individual” and Why “Capitalism”?
I’m a huge believer in the benefit to mankind from having individuals live their best lives rather than just being taken along with the flow of external forces. . . . → Read More: Who Cares About Your Freedom?