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From TGIF to TGIM to Thank God it’s Today

Written by on July 1, 2013 in your Mind with 0 Comments
From TGIF to TGIM to Thank God it’s Today

I can remember when I lived for the weekends – Fridays were by far my favorite day of the week.  5 days a week I existed and only truly lived 2 days.  On Sunday nights, when 60 minutes came on, that was my signal – it’s almost Monday. My mood immediately changed.  It would be many […]

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My Review of Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard by Mark Minervini

Written by on June 4, 2013 in Stock Talk, your Mind with 7 Comments
My Review of Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard by Mark Minervini

Amazingly after nearly 2 1/2 years “Why I Dropped $4K to attend Mark Minervini’s Trading Seminar” remains one of my most popular posts.  Typically the hits pick up around the time that Mark is doing a new seminar or most recently the release of his book “Trade Like a Stock Market Wizard.” I’ve attended Mark’s […]

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Passion, Drive, Desire – You Can’t Buy It!

Written by on June 3, 2013 in your Mind with 0 Comments
Passion, Drive, Desire – You Can’t Buy It!

  Eric Thomas is one of the hottest motivational speakers in the business. The guy is gifted there are no two ways about it.  I discovered him a couple of years ago and highlighted one of his most famous speeches in a post called “How Bad Do You Want to Be Successful?” In his talk […]

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What Does Chasing Your Entrepreneurial Dream and Breaking a Board Over Your Head Have in Common?

Written by on May 24, 2013 in Motivational Videos, your Mind with 0 Comments
What Does Chasing Your Entrepreneurial Dream and Breaking a Board Over Your Head Have in Common?

  Less than 1% of the population are entrepreneurs. Why? Because it’s hard as crap. Sometimes it feels like you are breaking a board over your head. Literally. LOL!   What have we learned here? Leave comments below…

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5 Steps to Making It Happen – Whatever It May Be!

Written by on May 12, 2013 in your Mind with 0 Comments
5 Steps to Making It Happen – Whatever It May Be!

  1. It Starts with a Dream One of our biggest problems is that realists surround us.  Even the ambitious realists, the ones that encourage us to go to college so that we can get a good job – aim too low.  Where are the people encouraging you to create jobs instead of looking for […]

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Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Do You Have the Guts to Fail?

Written by on April 26, 2013 in your Mind with 0 Comments
Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Do You Have the Guts to Fail?

Watching ESPN you would think that Michael Jordan never missed a shot.  Truth be told, not only did he miss shots – but game winners as well.  Can you imagine how disappointed he was after missing a game winning shot?  The gravity of letting everyone down. If he decided to pass instead of shoot in […]

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Steve Jobs Built a Different Kind of Company – What Kind Are You Building?

Written by on April 24, 2013 in Steve Jobs Take, your Business, your Mind with 0 Comments
Steve Jobs Built a Different Kind of Company – What Kind Are You Building?

Apple has been different since its beginnings. Its computers didn’t look like the ones we were familiar with.  Its software was incompatible with the programs we were accustomed to. Its CEO was WAY different than the suit & ties of that time.  Today it’s still different. Each day I read countless articles by people trying […]

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I’m Giving LinkedIn and $LNKD a Second Look

Written by on April 21, 2013 in Stock Talk with 3 Comments
I’m Giving LinkedIn and $LNKD a Second Look

I have to admit that Twitter is my favorite Social Network. Like many, when I first joined in 2009, I checked out “known” entities. For instance, Shaq was the first person I followed. I’m still waiting to hear back from you big fella. Since my life was consumed with stocks, I checked out some CNBC […]

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