Archive for December, 2006

If you’re like me and are required to (or perhaps choose to) use your computer every day, this can often time bring its own set of challenges and stress. Part of personal development is learning how to become more efficient to free up time to spend on things that matter most. Dealing with lost data, [...]

10 Questions that Determine your Financial Fitness

Posted by admin on December 22nd, 2006

Think you’re financially healthy? Here’s 10 simple questions that will determine if you truly are financially fit: 1. Do you pay yourself first? A phrase widely used by financial advisors, “Pay yourself first” was originally coined by George S. Clason in his book, Richest Man in Babylon. Although many of us have heard of it, [...]

A New Look

Posted by admin on December 17th, 2006

For those who use Firefox or another Mozilla-based browser, you may have noticed the recent changes to the look of the site. I’ve finally finished the updates to the .css style sheets for IE browsers (sorry all you Windows users ). Basically I’ve been piggy-backing off of a modified Wuhan design and I finally found [...]

How to Commit to your New Years Resolutions

Posted by admin on December 14th, 2006

With the new year fast approaching, many of us amidst the bustle of the holidays will hopefully be able to seek out a moment to sit down and set some goals for 2007. In previous years, I’m sure you have most likely done this. Perhaps you had your sights set on a healthy, fit body, [...]

Visualization as a Problem Solving Tool

Posted by admin on December 10th, 2006

When practicing visualization, most people only focus on the end result, the goal that they want to achieve. But as soon as they face a problem, this vision becomes clouded and sometimes disappears altogether. When you can learn to use visualization as a problem-solving tool, you will be able to overcome those obstacles that hedge [...]

Automate Your Way to Wealth

Posted by admin on December 7th, 2006

Recently, I just finished reading The Automatic Millionaire by David Bach. It’s been on the best-seller list for many years, but it isn’t until now that it has interested me enough to more than just read the back cover. It’s not that I wasn’t aware of it, I guess you could say I just wasn’t [...]

Successfully Handling Information Overload

Posted by admin on December 4th, 2006

Are you being choked by the weeds of information? Richard Saul Wurman, in his book Information Anxiety, said that “a weekday edition of the New York Times contains more information than the average person was likely to come across in a lifetime in seventeenth-century England.” With so much information, advertisements, conflicting views and other noise [...]

Achieve Success by Going Backwards

Posted by admin on December 1st, 2006

The first time I heard the term ‘back-planning’ was from a former instructor in the U.S. Army. He was giving a presentation about goal setting and how it related to planning a military operation. When the military plans an operation, they first decide exactly what it is they want to accomplish, then after deciding what [...]