• Ten Pieces of Inspiration #94

    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 being right I love thought-provoking statements that can be interpreted very differently by different people. “It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #93

    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. Consider this an autumn edition. I spent much of the week collecting pictures of fall colors for a display project. Many of them were absolutely beautiful, so I decided to …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #92

    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. Ernest Hemingway on life breaking you We all face rejection and disappointment at some point in our lives. What makes us powerful is how we heal from those things. …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #91

    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. Christian Larson on criticizing others It is so easy to tear down others. It is so hard to improve yourself. “Give so much time to the improvements of yourself …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #90

    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. Chief Red Eagle on anger and love I think this quote summarizes wonderfully the difference between love and anger. “Angry people want you to see how powerful they are. …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #89

    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. Neil Armstrong Rest in peace. “I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector, nerdy engineer, born under the second law of thermodynamics, steeped in steam tables, in love …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #88

    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. Wayne Dyer on life as a rehearsal Don’t waste your time dwelling on the past. Don’t burn your days assuming the future will take care of it. “Stop acting …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #87

    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. Seth Godin on life and vacations Vacation, to me, isn’t an escape. It’s an opportunity to see parts of the world that I don’t get to see in my …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #86

    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. Margaret Heffernan on daring to disagree Most people avoid disagreement because it’s uncomfortable and might lead to hurt feelings or arguments. However, polite disagreement, where both sides can have …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #85

    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. Gandhi on habits It is extremely difficult to break a routine once we’ve established it. “We cannot, in a moment, get rid of habits of a lifetime.” – Mahatma …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #84

    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 Orwell on those kids I think I’m wiser than my children at the moment, because the oldest one is six. However, I think that my parents are wiser …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #83

    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. Rachel Carson on nature and recovery The idea that spring comes after winter has helped me through some tough times in my life. “Those who contemplate the beauty of …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #82

    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. Three men in an alcove playing cards This is one of my favorite photographs I’ve stumbled upon in a long while. I love the faces on the three card …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #81

    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. I spent some time this week working on a presentation designed to encourage people to volunteer their time to causes that they care about. For the slides, I simply used …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #80

    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. This week, I’m going to include some of my favorite photos and locations from my recent trip to South Dakota. 1. Buffalo in Custer State Park One of the highlights …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #79

    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. Friendship during a disaster I can’t tell you how much I enjoy going through The Commons, which is a warehouse of public domain pictures on Flickr. I’ll often go …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #78

    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. Nietzsche on tiredness and focus Most of my mistakes are made when I’m overworked. I usually end up being zero productive or even negative productive after a certain point. …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #76

    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. Tree devouring a sign Nature is relentless. It will always find a way. Thanks to Jennifer Gensch for this wonderful picture. 2. Mark Twain on education Whenever I learn …

  • Ten Pieces of Inspiration #75

    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 moving on Today is just one day. When it’s finished, move on. Don’t dwell on the mistakes. Get up tomorrow and do better. “Finish every day and …