Do not imagine that if you meet a really humble man he will be what most people call 'humble' nowadays: he will not be a sort of greasy, smarmy person, who is always telling you that, of course, he is nobody.Probably all you will think about him is that he seemed a cheerful, intelligent chap … Continue reading Humble Man
"The ultimate form of intrinsic motivation is when a habit becomes part of your identity. It’s one thing to say I’m the type of person who wants this. It’s something very different to say I’m the type of person who is this." James Clear (Atomic Habits)
The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read. Mark Twain
From the 1970's people of the world have encountered fads that affected their budgets. In the 1970's and 1980's staying in communication was a big cost. Phone calls could ruin the best planned budgets. I remember trying to make a call home from Japan in 1983, the rate was $1.35 per minute. The 1990's ushered … Continue reading Apps: The new budget buster
Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.”— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why. Mark Twain
To think independently of other human beings is impossible, and if it were possible it would be undesirable. Thinking is necessarily, thoroughly, and wonderfully social. Everything you think is a response to what someone else has thought and said. And when people commend someone for “thinking for herself” they usually mean “ceasing to sound like … Continue reading Thinking
Life is peculiar. At times we find difficulty starting a project, then there are times we have difficulty knowing when to stop. This scenario is played out in many areas of life. I want to briefly analyze this scenario through a couple of examples I believe most will easily identify. Be aware how fast the … Continue reading Learning to Stop at the correct Time
Famously, years ago Peter Drucker was asked how the Stock Market was doing? As only Peter Drucker could put it, he said "I can't tell you what the stock market will do today, but I will tell you what it will do in ten years." The Stock Market to many of us is what Churchill … Continue reading RobinHood-The New Stock Market?
Too much has been written about COVID19 to this point, yet we are still unsure of its actual origin or its long term affects. We appear to be in a second wave of outbreaks but there is a silence coming out of China. Has China, Japan or Korea felt the sting of this new wave … Continue reading Is China Immune from COVID19?