Category: Success

10 Rules for Achieving Success

I like this list.  Probably nothing that you haven’t seen before, but it’s always nice to have some reminders from time to time: Click play to watch the video. 10 Rules for Achieving Success: Be decisive Stay focused Write down…

Some Rules for Life

I wouldn’t go so far as to say that these are the only rules of life, but there are some really good ones. For starters… 1)  Respect what your body needs for optimum performance. 2) Choose actions that align with…

Lombardi–What it takes to be #1

Vince Lombardi’s list of what it takes to be #1 includes: 1. Commitment 2. Truth 3. Excellence 4. Results 5. Passion 6. Habit 7. Mental Toughness 8. Discipline Click play on the video to see what he had to say…

The Quiz

1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world. 2. Name the last five Heisman trophy winners. 3. Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest. 4. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer prize.…

The Strangest Secret

This post contains a video (with the text below) of Earl Nightingale discussing a concept that he called “The Strangest Secret.” Some years ago, the late Nobel prize-winning Dr. Albert Schweitzer was asked by a reporter, “Doctor, what’s wrong with…

Thoughts from Jim Rohn

Some of my favorite sayings from Jim Rohn. Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you canoot get more time. Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don’t fail overnight. Instead, failure is a…

My Favorite Success Aphorisms

These are some of my favorite personal development success aphorisms.  I have given credit where I was able to.  If you have any to add, or know who I should attribute any of these to, feel free to comment below.…

17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player

Personal Development

Some Notes from John Maxwell’s Book, 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player: Most victories in life are achieved through small wins sustained over a long term. Union is strength Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. Every…

John Maxwell on Failure

These are some notes from John Maxwell’s book “Failing Forward.” The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure. The question in life is not if you will have problems, but how you…