• Ten Pieces of Inspiration #153

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Yann Martel on letting go “I suppose in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go, but what always hurts the most is not taking …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #152

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. H. Jackson Brown on time and dreams “Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #151

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Voltaire on common sense “Common sense is not so common.” – Voltaire If it were, an awful lot of the advice in the world would be completely unnecessary. 2. …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #150

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. For the sesquicentennial edition of Ten Pieces of Inspiration, I’ve decided to share my ten favorite speeches. Most of these have appeared before in this column, but I’m bringing them …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #149

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Ellen Goodman on financial normalcy “Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #148

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Ashley Montagu on dying young “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu This seems like a good plan for life. 2. Joshua Foer …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #147

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. John Steinbeck on cheap “Anything that just costs money is cheap.” – John Steinbeck Great things are made of far more than money. 2. Michael Porter on how entrepreneurship …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #145

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Jack White on success “If you ever get some idea you’ve arrived at a certain level, you should only be taking it as a cue to work harder and …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #144

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Henry Ward Beecher on a person’s worth “A man’s ledger does not tell what he is, or what he is worth. Count what is in man, not what is …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #143

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Thomas Watson on thought “All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #142

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Marie Curie on perseverance “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #141

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Bill Watterson’s life advice Although I shared a short part of this on Wednesday in the weekly roundup, I wanted to share the whole thing with you. Bill Watterson …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #140

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Oscar Wilde on anonymity “Give a man a mask and he will tell you the truth.” – Oscar Wilde The truth might be about you, but more likely, the …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #139

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Derek Jeter on hard work “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.” – Derek Jeter …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #138

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Emerson on gratitude “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #137

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Sarah Brennan on fear “Fear’s useless. Either something bad happens or it doesn’t: If it doesn’t, you’ve wasted time being afraid, and if it does, you’ve wasted time that …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #136

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Mary Anne Radmacher on courage “Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” – Mary Anne …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #135

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. George Washington Carver on life’s journey “How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #134

    Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Bill Nye on meeting people “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” – Bill Nye This is a really useful thing to keep in mind when meeting …