Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Boldness has Genius, Power, and Magic in it. Begin it Now! (Goethe)

October 26, 2008

The Secret of Getting Ahead

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” 

Mark Twain



Warren Buffett - his life story

The Snowball:  Warren Buffett and the Business of Life

I found it impossible to resist reading this excellent book, the first biography of Warren Buffett, world's richest man, written with his full cooperation. 

What fascinated me was how we had such similar experiences growing up. 

What motivates a man to become and remain the most successful investor on the planet?  Click this link, buy the book, and enjoy the lessons.



October 16, 2008

Is this your life?

Is this your life?

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.
  - Ellen Goodman


Yes?  Well, what are you going to DO about it?





October 8, 2008

Yes, you can do it.

Think of all the fantastic things we humans have accomplished.  Is it possible to be impressed with anything nowadays?   

Well, here's something that has impressed me:   http://lstudio.lexus.com/#vid346

It is the story of David Goggins, ultra-marathon man.