Month: June 2012

There Are No Short Cuts to Success

One of my daughters recently emailed me a quote from Beverly Sills.  It read, “There are no short cuts to any place worth going.”  What this means is that if you want to experience a high level of success, you have to be willing to pay your dues–to start at the bottom and work your way…

There Is A Right Way To Impress Others

In a recent blog post, minimalist Joshua Becker asserts that for far too many people, the desire to impress others is the major motivator in their life.  This desire determines the cars they buy, the clothes they wear, the technology the embrace and so forth.  He goes on to say that this often proves to…