Get Scheduled, Establish a Routine

By | April 30, 2022

[April 30, 2022]  Achieve your life’s goals that you voluntarily create by creating a set of smaller sub-tasks to accomplish them.  Do so by creating a schedule and routines. A schedule is unbelievably helpful in achieving your life’s goals; those goals you create voluntarily.  To reach your goals properly, establish sub-tasks in support of those goals.  There could… Read More »

Keep Your Eye on the Ball

By | April 28, 2022

[April 28, 2022]  Be vigilant.  See the enemy first, that’s how you become their final solution.  Keep your eye on the ball. Pay close attention to what is happening around you and, as well, note what is not happening that should be occurring.  Know your surroundings, what is ordinarily present, who frequents where you are, how people typically… Read More »

Good Intentions are Not Good Enough

By | April 27, 2022

[April 27, 2022]  Results matter.  Good intentions are not good enough.  If you fail and yet have good intentions, you still fail. “Hell is paved with good intentions.” – Bernard of Clairvaux, medieval reformer Life is competition.  Life is survival.  But it is more!  Life is about living morally, about playing the game and winning by the rules,… Read More »

Don’t be swayed by fashion, fads, or promises of fun

By | April 25, 2022

[April 25, 2022]  Driving with my 15-year-old in the car and listening to the radio was great for our father-daughter relationship.  We got to talk, relax, and see the countryside.  I’d purposefully selected a radio station that played current music appealing to teenagers, or so I thought. This car trip was in 2003, shortly after I’d been ordered… Read More »

Learn to Write Properly, Speak Plainly & Read Well

By | April 24, 2022

[April 24, 2022]  Practice your words; it is the most powerful thing about you.  Learn to write properly, speak plainly, and read well.  That is the most powerful thing you can do. A purpose of a proper childhood upbringing and a formal education system is to teach us to think.  Thinking makes you act correctly in the world. … Read More »

Surround Yourself with Good People

By | April 23, 2022

[April 23, 2022]  Surround yourself with good people who want the best for you; learn from those who are better, faster, and wiser than you are; avoid ‘negative nellies.’ In the study of history, we learn that some of the greatest leaders all had something in common.  They surrounded themselves with good people.  Alexander the Great, King of… Read More »

Be Loyal to Your Family

By | April 22, 2022

[April 22, 2022]  Be loyal to your family, respect them, honor and protect them.  Dedicate yourself to their well-being, for they are the ones who are on your team. Loyalty is too frequently underrated.  We are all flawed beings with particular and often curious preferences and attractions.  We also tend to veer off the path of good to… Read More »

Embrace Failure

By | April 21, 2022

[April 21, 2022]  Embrace failure, learn and move on.  Remember that failure is only temporary. Failure has been around since Adam and Eve ate the apple in the Garden of Eden.  They would “become like God” if they ate it, so claimed the serpent.  Sadly, Adam and Eve believed the lie and chose to eat the apple in… Read More »