Thursday, October 15, 2009

Motivational Interlude

Enjoy this short video motivational interlude meant to inspire you for a few moments. Keep the faith. Remember you too can own your own business and become successful. Please feel free to join our blog and contribute to the power of positive thinking. Pass it on. Cheers

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Are you a Leader ?

What kind of leader are you? Can you become a better leader? How do we get better at leadership. John Maxwell has written over 40 books on leadership. Listen to this short ten minute video which can help us all put it in perspective. Enjoy. Remember you can become a owner of your own business and become successful and  become a VIP Client. Please feel free to join our blog and contribute.


Sunday, October 11, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

Be thankful for ll the htings in your life and for everything that life has to offer. I am blessed for everything that has ever been offered to me . I am thankful for all the things in my life. God has been good to me and to all the people in my life. Have a wonderful day. Cheers

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Setting Goals

I have never ever met a successful person that does not set goals. More importantly, those that write their goals down on paper and review them periodically have an 85 percent chance of reaching their goals.

This is an excellent video I have watched several times because of the impact and the importance it has had in my life in terms of constantly reminding me about setting goals and also consistently review and updating your goals. I can say it works and strongly endorse goal setting. Remember you to can own your own business and become a VIP Client. Please feel free to join our blog. We are always interested in sharing marketing tips and reading / listening to great speakers. Cheers

Thursday, October 8, 2009

There is a Better Way!

In a time when so many people have lost their jobs,  even seniors  that have seen  there stock portfolio dwindle or entired lost,  there is a better way. Part and parcel of this problem is changing the mindset of people. Becoming self-employed even as a Senior can help economically but also emotionally. Check the link out below and see what I mean. There is a better way. Remember you too can own your own business and become a VIP Client. Have a great day cheers

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Take Control of Your Life

Before you push blame for your failures and know we all have them listen up to who really is responsible?

You are always in 100 percent control and have 100 percent responsibility for everything that has occurred in your life as a result of your actions or inactions. And no matter what has happened to you, you still have 100 percent responsibility for your reactions.

When you truly embrace this concept, your life will never be the same. Then, no matter who is president, what happens in the economy, what anybody said, or did or didn’t do, you will still be 100 percent in control. Only then will you truly be liberated from mental and emotional victimhood.

In this issue, we have brought together leading personal-development experts to help unshackle you from the iron maiden of what has been in control of you. Read our special “Take Control of Your Life” feature.

A shining example of someone who charts her own course is gold medalist and Wimbledon champion Serena Williams; our cover feature explains how she seeks success her way.

Now is the time to grab life by the reins. Take 100 percent responsibility for where you are today; take 100 percent control of where you and your life go from this page forward…and let SUCCESS magazine help you start your journey to the life you were meant to live.

Darren Hardy

SUCCESS Publisher and Editorial Director

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Mind Over Matter

I read a book 30 years ago Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill which probably influenced me more than any other book to date. I credit this book with one of the major reasons why I succeeded as a lawyer . Take a look at this short video that encompasses alot of the principles embodded in the above book. Hope you like it. Remember too you to can be successful and a VIP Client. Have a great day. Cheers

Monday, October 5, 2009

How to Succeed in Business

Don't try to re-event the wheel. Alot of smart people before you can help structure your life alot quicker and with more success. While a bit long to read I found Darren Hardy's ( publisher of Success Magazine ) 27 points well worth the read.

1. List of Goals. The first step toward achieving your dreams and ambitions is to identify them. Hopes and dreams remain fantasies until you write them down and create a plan for achieving them.
2. Nutrition and Well-Being Plan. YOU are the most important person in your life, and your good health is your most important priority. People often list other priorities such as spouses, children, employees, customers, etc., above themselves and their health. If you are sick, or worse, dead, how good are you going to be to your spouse, children or customers? Take care of yourself first, so you can properly take care of everyone and everything that is most important to you.
3. Friends. We don’t get to pick our family, but we do get to pick our friends, and if you pick the right ones they can be instrumental in helping you achieve more in life.
4. Computer. In the early ’90s I remember saying, “The computer is the biggest disruption to productivity ever invented.” Wow, what a futurist, eh? I recommend getting the latest, fastest, baddest machine there is, fully equipped with the latest software. Now what if everything you did on it was just 5 percent faster than your old clunker? Think where you would be if you achieved just 5 percent more every day? The compounded result over a year would result in tens of thousands of dollars in increased output, thus income— so it is defi nitely worth the investment. Top laptop models: Dell™ XPS M1730, Alienware Area-51® m15x or MacBook® Pro.
5. Personal Reading/ Listening Library. I left college after one semester (not that I am endorsing it) to launch my entrepreneurial endeavors. Yet being a consummate student is the single greatest factor contributing to my success. My personal library of books, CDs and DVDs fills several rooms.
Every extraordinary achiever I meet or interview shares one discipline: being a continual learner. Go go to for the very best in personal development materials.
6. MP3 Player. After reading point No. 5, you might be asking yourself who has time to read, listen, watch and study? If you were listening to books on tape or other personal development/ skills improvement material, you could amass the equivalent of two semesters of college each year!
Top models: Apple® iPod, Creative Zen, Sansa® Fuze™ or iRiver Clix.
7. Ergonomic Office Chair. There are a few places where you spend more than 80 percent of all your time in life—in your bed, car and office chair. has a good selection.
8 Great Pillow & Bed. Another place you spend a tremendous amount of your life is in bed. Sleep is essential for vitality, health and high-energy productivity throughout the day. I love my Tempur-Pedic™ ComfortPillow (you can find it at Yes, this is a $125 pillow, but it’s supporting a head full of big ideas, dreams and aspirations, so it’s worth it!
9. Networking Tools. Your networth rarely exceeds your network. You cannot become successful as a hermit; you need people. A few contact management options are ACT!™, GoldMine® and, of course, Outlook® and Entourage® (Mac). There are a few great Web-based contact management systems like, Zoho. com and I also recommend a few other networking resources such as, and
10. Journal. Straight from the man who taught me this incredibly valuable success principle, renowned business philosopher Jim Rohn: “If you’re serious about becoming a wealthy, powerful, sophisticated, healthy, infl uential, cultured and unique individual—keep a journal. When you listen to something valuable, write it down.”
A collection of the greatest ideas, insights and education are chronicled in the journals I have kept over the last 15-plus years—one of my frequently referenced and most important resources.
11. Electronic Bill Payment. Getting set up to have all your bills paid automatically is a huge time-and laborsaver. I cannot stress the importance of paying yourself first as fundamental to your wealth-building plan.
12. Mentor/Coach. Those who seek excellence have a coach. Even Tiger Woods, arguably the best golfer ever, has a coach.
My suggestion: Find someone whose life exemplifies what you want yours to be and ask for some coaching or mentorship.
13. Mobile Device. A complete access to your communication tools is key for high-volume productivity when you are in work mode.
There are many fantastic options. I use an iPhone. I like being able to have my cell phone and my audio and video listening library all in one device. Other options include the Palm® handheld TX, HP iPAQ or RIM® BlackBerry Curve™.
14. Reliable Watch. Being on time is an important success discipline. All of us are busy. Leaving someone to wait is one of the most disrespectful things you can do—it will cost you valuable relationships. It’s just as easy to be on time as it is to be consistently late. Get a good watch and use it.
15. Google Search/Google Desktop. When you think about the resources you use consistently throughout the day, an Internet search engine has to be one of the most frequent.
Google Desktop does the same for everything on your computer—folders, files and e-mail. Find anything anywhere on your computer fast. Download it at
16. Workout Gear. Exercise is essential to your plan. It doesn’t matter what you do, just do something that makes you sweat and gets your heart rate up for a sustained period of time. It doesn’t have to be complicated. Anywhere anytime, just strap on running shoes and head out the door. Don’t come back for 20-30 minutes a few times a week.
17. Back-up Drive—External or Online. Nothing can wreck your world and bring your entire operation to a halt like having your computer hard drive crash, losing all your contacts, calendar, work history and important files.
For external drives, PC Magazine recommends Western Digital, SimpleTech and Maxtor. There are also great automatic online back-up solutions like,,,,,, or
18. Good Dress Shoes. What item of clothing says more about you than anything else? Your shoes. It’s true! You can tell a lot about a person by his or her shoes. The quality, style and how you care for them sheds light on your choices and care about other areas of your life. Look down at your shoes right now. What kind of statement are they making to the world about you? Time to go shopping?
19. High-Speed Wireless Router. Who are these people still on a dial-up? That’s a little like using Morse code after the telephone was invented. Get high-speed broadband access—cable, satellite, DSL (or at least No. 21 below)—and then connect to a highspeed wireless router so you aren’t confined.
Those with the best reviews seem to be: D-Link, NETGEAR, Linksys and Apple AirPort Extreme®.
20. Pocket-size Camera. Document and share your entire life journey captured on photos and videos. I recommend buying a pocket-size camera (with video function) that you carry around with you, consistently journaling your experiences.
You can share them with friends and family on services like,, and Shutterfly. com. Top pocket-size camera models: Canon PowerShot™ SD790 IS, Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 and Sony’s Cybershot ® DSC-W300.
21. Wireless Laptop Mobile Card. Connect to the world anytime, anywhere. I love my Verizon mobile card. It allows me to be virtual anywhere.
Top mobile cards are Verizon, Sprint and AT&T. You can also make all phone calls (,,, faxes ( and even mail ( completely virtual.
22. News Aggregator/Reader (RSS). It’s important to stay current on happenings in the world. Keeping up can overwhelm you or command too much of your attention. One of the best Web inventions enables us to personalize news, straining out all the noise and feeding you exactly what you are interested in and what you need to stay on top of your game. It’s like your own personal newspaper. You can set up an interest page at,, Pagefl or a desktop reader like Google Reader, Bloglines, NetNewswire and
23. Breath Mints. Hey, someone had to say it! Nothing will repel people from you faster than a piercing vapor expelled every time your mouth moves.
24. Assistant—On-Site or Virtual. Here is why you want to hire an assistant: How much money do you want to earn in a year? Let’s say $200,000. Accounting for a two week vacation, 50 workweeks a year, even at 50 hours a week, your time has to earn $80 an hour. You cannot afford to do tasks that are not worth $80 an hour in value. Paying bills, cleaning, picking up dry cleaning and filing are not $80-an-hour tasks. If you do them, that’s what it will cost you.
You can hire a part-time bookkeeper/personal assistant for $15-20 an hour to perform these lesser-skilled functions so you can stay focused on high-value activities or have time to relax and regenerate. You can find a virtual assistant through the International Virtual Assistants Association:; or through, or
25. Online Florist. A happy spouse is a happy life. Flowers and gifts seem to warm the heart. Good also for moms, mothers-in-law, grandmas, friends, customers, prospects, employees, basically anyone with a heart. Get cozy with your online florist as flowers, dish gardens and gift baskets can be influential communicators.
26. Netflix/Blockbuster Online. Giving your brain and body some reprieve is important for productivity. I even want my entertainment to be as efficient as possible. The online DVD rental services are fantastic. I can easily search and sort through what I want, preselect it and it’s delivered to my doorstep without my thinking about it. I’ve always got a new movie to watch with zero hassle. Love it! Try or
27. Subscription to SUCCESS. Of course! Would you want the publisher of SUCCESS to not believe this publication was absolutely one of the most important resources you could possibly access to give you the competitive advantage in life? In fact, that’s SUCCESS Media’s mission statement: To be the most trusted source for success resources. Also, don’t forget for an endless supply of new ideas, resources and support for your success.

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The Perfect Business

You make the call. One of the most gifted speakers, authors, and entrepreurs of our time. Award winning video that will inspire you. Hope you enjoy. Take a few minutes and help expand your thoughts.Remember you too can own your business and be a VIP Client Please feel free to join our blog.