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Successful People vs. Unsuccessful People

Successful People Give other people credit for their victories. Compliment Embrace change Forgive others Keep a “to be” list Read everyday Accept responsibility Operate from a transformational perspective Exude joy Have a sense of gratitude Share information and data Continuously … Continue reading

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“Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart” by Dr. Mark Epstein

Afflicted as we are with a kind of psychological materialism, we are concerned primarily with beefing ourselves up. Self-development, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-expression, self-awareness, and self-control are our most sought after attributes. But Buddhism teaches us that happiness does not come … Continue reading

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“How Successful People Think” by John Maxwell: Part One

Honestly, I was skeptical about John Maxwell before I read this book. A person who knows how may always have a job, but the person who knows why will always be his boss. “Thinking is hard work; that’s why so … Continue reading

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A Life Worth Living and Knowing It

I re-read this excerpt from one of my recent blog posts, “How Successful People Think: Part Two,” and I think it is worth repeating. Everyday how we live our lives is a reflection of who we are, were, and who … Continue reading

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“The Up Side of Down” by Megan McArdle

I tell them what it took me years to learn myself: they should give themselves permission to suck. It is easy to begin once you have accepted that what you produce may not be very good, and that this is … Continue reading

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“The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg

There is no doubt that the brain processes many things subconsciously. Throughout our lives we all pick up cues and ticks that trigger processes that we might not be totally aware of. In some cases, these processes can become destructive; … Continue reading

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“Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill

I read this book after it was mentioned in “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”. The following excerpts identify some major inspirations for beginning the project “My Pursuit of Thought”. Originally, I thought that this book overall was dated in its advice. … Continue reading

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