That fellow who draws you back rather than spur you forward and leaves you feeling unmotivated and incapable after every conversation shouldn’t be your friend. Your friend ought to bring out the best in you, and encourage you to better your best every single time. Your friend ought to inspire you and..
In the former, ‘knowledge’ of financial matters and in the latter, ‘to understand’ basic principles of business and finance. I was amazed to recently learn that Warren Buffet has only one predefined item on his itinerary- getting a haircut. The bulk of his time, he spends reading and thinking (and..
I have often wondered why some talented individuals with incredible natural abilities often struggle to make something out of life whereas persons of seemingly lesser powers are having results. Could it be that these individuals feel overly smug in the excellency of their talents? 'Winners embrace hard work...
Without hard work, talent perpetually underachieves, but hard work when commingled with talent creates something special indeed. I like Jim Rohn’s perspective on hard work: ‘don’t wish it were easier’, he says, ‘wish you were better’. Fortunately, you can even go further than ‘wishing’ you were better, you can decide to be better. And, work hard to be better.