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Archive for the ‘Wealth’ Category

I Dare You!

December 12, 2007

Human beings have this amazing power to keep going, despite disaster and overwhelming odds. This point is poignantly illustrated in the life of Elena Zelayeta. Elena was a marvelous cook and superb hostess, and would entertain her guests with stories about where a particular dish originated. There were many courses in Elena’s dinners, and each […]

Top 10 Ways To Becoming A Billionaire

September 3, 2007

So you think you have the “Billionaire Mindset?” In The Natural History of the Rich, author Richard Coniff says, “Almost all successful alpha personalities display a single-minded determination to impose their vision on the world, an irrational belief in unreasonable goals, bordering at times on lunacy.” Here are Donald Trump’s Top 10 Ways To Think […]

Think Like A Billionaire

August 23, 2007

Thinking like an entrepreneur can be exhilirating! There’s nothing more satisfying than being your own boss. Yet, so many people find themselves stymied at getting started. In Donald Trump’s book “Think Like A Billionaire” he takes you beyond the entrepreneurial mindset into that of The Billionaire. It’s a rare mindset, indeed. In a world of […]

Does Your Job Stink?

June 25, 2007

by Ernest O’Dell – Blanco, Texas You probably see that subject line in a lot of emails and spam, don’t you? For some people, it grabs their attention because their job really does stink. Others, they either like their job and find fulfillment in it — or they simply don’t care. So, what do you […]