Big rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

One day, an expert in time management was speaking to a group of business students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget. As he stood in front of the group of high-powered overachievers, he said, “Okay, time for a quiz” and he pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouth mason … Read more Big rocks and a small jar, how to get the most important things done

The single most powerful thing you can do today

They usually arrive in the deepest darkest days of winter. Their appearance signals the message that the days will indeed brighten, clouds will give way to sunshine, and long nights will be pushed back by longer days. What are “they?” They are seed catalogs, those colorful paper promises of better times just ahead. They bring … Read more The single most powerful thing you can do today

How to take a little and make it even less – Part 2

Rich people would rather be educated than entertained. This is a big one for me. So many of my Facebook friends fill their posts with their latest concert outing, theme park visit, vacation destination, or entertainment purchase. Wealthy people enjoy life, but their primary focus is knowing more not partying more. The average American watches … Read more How to take a little and make it even less – Part 2

19 ways to take a little bit of money and make it even less – Part 1

There are reasons why poor people stay poor and why rich people get richer I happened to pick up a copy of a nationally distributed newspaper a few days ago. In it was a column written by Paul Busharizi called “To be wealthy is glorious.” Intrigued, I began to read. One sentence caught my attention … Read more 19 ways to take a little bit of money and make it even less – Part 1