What is the purpose of life?

… life for eternal bliss, or at least for a little courage. I started writing this article three months ago, and now I am looking back at this, in amazement. Since September, he has retired from his government job. He has taken control of a property he already owned, but didn't take responsibility for his ownership: and he is building a name for himself as the best landlord this side of the Mississipi. Our converSations turned into search parties into his talents, and it is a ton of fun. He may be …

What Doesn't Make Sense in Internet Marketing Training

… in my own little world of puny. Never would have gone the 20+ incarnation of the same project, 200-300 during my studies. I would have become an "I can design one type of building, if you want that, come along." type of architect. Boring, and not very Satisfying, not very profitable. The architecture school I was studying at and later taught at had a success rate of 90 percent. Internet marketing programs, coaching programs, apprentice programs, etc. have a less than 5% success rate. Do you …

A Marketing Story... for Christmas?

A blind boy Sat on the steps of a building with a hat by his feet. He held up a sign which said: "I am blind, please help." There were only a few coins in the hat. A man was walking by. He took a few coins from his pocket and dropped them into the hat. He then took the sign, turned it around, and wrote some words. He put the sign back so that everyone who walked by would see the new words. Soon the hat began to fill up. A lot more people were giving money to the blind boy. That afternoon the man …

22 Proven Ways to Get Out of a Personal Slump

… doesn't have to be long. If it is too long, probably it won't be energizing. Sneak in a little enjoyment into your life. I have been dealing with my slump after chugging along without a break for 5-6 weeks. So today I went and visited a store, then I stopped and talked to an old friend I hadn't talked to in years. I will make a traditional Jewish Saturday meal... I haven't done this in years, and I am excited. 10. If you still have enough clarity, reexamine what you are doing and re-focus …

Failure? Consider instead: It doesn't hit the mark

If you wanted to hit a target with a gun, what would you do? You probably keep on shooting at it until you hit it... If you were more sophisticated, then you would make sure you track in which direction you missed it... left, right, down or up. The next shot would be to compenSate for the miss... and then after a little while of compenSation you would be able to hit the target, reliably, and every time. What happens if you react to your first miss because someone says... "that's garbage" by …