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Food For Thought – July 2013

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In the discipline of real estate investing, the most common complaint I hear from both new and seasoned investors is procrastination and inaction! Many use the excuse of NO MONEY and lack of capital as their number one reason for being stuck! It is just indecisiveness and inaction talking; and is just plain not true. […]

Food For Thought – March 2013

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Perception determines reality. Which is to say, how you perceive the outside world becomes reality for you. You perceive through your senses, but your senses are often undeniably wrong. After all, if you listened to your senses you would think that the Earth is a flat, stationary object. You would vehemently deny that the Earth […]

Take That Step!

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Just a few days ago, Felix Baumgartner took action and created history. From 127,000 feet above the earth, he parachuted to earth and was the first person in history to break the sound barrier without the use of any man made propulsion. Felix’s historic jump was 5 years in the making and he methodically planned […]

When Your Dreams Die

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It’s been said that there is not much to do but bury a man when the last of his dreams is dead. A person is as young as his dreams – for it explains why some people look old at 40, and others young at 90. As Emerson said, “We need not count a man’s […]

Is It Possible To Be Happy?

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You’ve heard the saying that money won’t make you happy. The truth is that it does! But what’s not properly explained is that it doesn’t make you very happy for a long time. It only makes you a little happy for a short time! Every person has a happiness set point to which they return […]

The Life That’s Waiting For You

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We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell Often people are so stuck in a rut and so concerned with the immediate survival needs that they never stop to think about their true calling in life. No wonder […]

Be Real With Yourself

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As you may know, one of my life mentors is Ralph Waldo Emerson. I was reading one of his essays again when I came across this awesome excerpt. “The key to every man is his thought. Sturdy and defying though he look, he has a helm which he obeys, which is the idea after which […]

Is Confusion A Bad Thing?

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Are you confused? Congratulations! You can find your way to clarity, but not before you work your way through the confusion. This sounds paradoxical but it’s true. In fact, when Socrates was asked how he had found the light he answered, “through darkness”. As a real estate mentor and personal coach, I get to meet […]

Destined To Be Great

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Are you a creative person? Yes, if you are motivated by the desire to achieve and no, if you desire to beat others. Try contending instead of competing, educating instead of promoting and encouraging instead of persuading. You’ll notice an increased ability on winning friends and influencing people in a positive empowering fashion. When I […]

Expectations Lead to Disappointment

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Never have expectations from anyone or about anything. Expectations lead to disappointments and disappointments make your heart grow old! Most of us are raised with the notion that expectations are natural and necessary. They are not. How does it feel when someone disappoints you? Do you not feel a little heart broken? Every time your […]