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Are You Superhuman?

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Are you superhuman?  Do you know what that word means?  If you are superhuman, you have qualities that are greater and more impressive than those of an ordinary person.     Am I talking about genetic modification, cybernetic implants, evolution or just exceeding expectations?   What happens, if you or your boss have unreasonable expectations? Read More…

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A Magic Pill

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Everyone wants a magic pill!  It is an easy answer for everything.  When you are sick, your doctor tells you to  take a pill and call him/her in the morning.  We are still looking for a pill to lose weight, stop smoking or grow hair.  Are you looking for a quick fix to solve your problems?  Look no further, you found it!  Here are my five (5) secrets to success! Read More…

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Free lunch was commonplace in the mid 1800s in saloons when you bought a drink.  It was an enticement to come into the saloon and buy drinks.  The price of food was included in the price of the drinks.  The acronym TINSTAAFL coined much later to express that you do not get something for nothing!  Even when things appear free, there is always a  cost to the individual or society either hidden or not! Read More…

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Average, Normal, Expected and Ordinary are words no one wants to hear!  I know I didn’t when I was in high school.  I remember hearing the Head Counselor telling my mother I was average.  That hurt!  Did it matter I was in a high performing prep school?  Was I average compared to the other students?  Hearing that evaluation motivated me to excel in everything.  Words can change you! Read More…

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These are 25 money saving tips, I use daily/weekly/monthly and they work!  I learned at a very early age that I needed to save my money to get the things I wanted.  Notice, I said the things I wanted.  My parents provided the things I needed!  Previously, I wrote “10 Changes Can Make Millions” and I thought I would share some more.  Start making changes today and you can start saving for what you want too. Read More…

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Debt Is a Four Letter Word because it drains you!  It drains your money, resources and limits your choices. Everyone knows that debt caries hefty interest rates.  Credit card debt, personal loans, car loans or mortgages are debt with various interest rates.  What can you do? Read More…

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Becoming more fiscally disciplined need not be painful. Small changes are all it takes to yield big savings over the long haul. By implementing some of these ideas, you will notice the effects right away and your bank account will grow faster than you imagined.

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Is the American dream dead? The American dream is the promise of the possibility of prosperity and success for everyone.  Higher education is beyond the reach of many people, the housing market is a bust and there are no jobs!  What should you do? Read More…

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Am I training for a race? What race?  You must be training for something because you increased your training from four to six days.  Are you training for the Tour de France?    Aren’t you a little old for the Tour de France?  I will admit I am training for something!  What? Read More…

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Do you have decision fatigue?  What is that?  In MIT Sloan Management Review, I learned that parole boards approved paroles 70% of the time in the morning versus 10% of the time in late afternoon.  What is the lesson? Read More…

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