Some folks might squirm at this story

A few years back, I met up with my ex-girlfriend and her son, and took them for a ride in my airplane for his seventh birthday. This was his first time in a plane! Once we got airborne and it was safe, I handed him the controls for a little while and let him fly us. Now, some folks might squirm at this. But I think it’s a wonderful thing when you can give a …
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The advice I give often that I have to take myself…

“If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.”     -Geena Davis “I could join a home-based business….BUT most of them are scams.” “I could get my real estate license…BUT there’s too much competition where I live.” “I could get a real job…BUT I’d make less than I now get from welfare.” “I could teach swimming…BUT I’d have to first get an operation I need to correct a muscular imbalance.” “I could get my drivers license to …
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Here’s why I HATE “personal growth”

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.”      -Ralph Waldo Emerson A very nice man contacted me yesterday about a crippling fear of discussing his business with friends and family members. It’s a network marketing business, and he’s terrified …
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Is life a carnival?

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.”    -Nietzche You walk the carnival midway, and with the encouragement of your friends, jump on a ride. At first, it’s fun, but soon it becomes scary and overwhelming. You want off, but you …
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Decide now or regret later

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.”   -John Greenleaf Whittier Have you ever said, “I can’t believe I waited so long to…”? Why do you think you did wait? In the end, most of the things you’ve thought about doing probably were worth doing. And there’s far more pain involved with failing to take action and missing an opportunity than in taking the wrong action. Sure, …
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