Mar 21

Learn to quickly abandon ideas/projects that don’t work

There are two types of hustle (see this post by Jeff Goins). Sometimes you hustle to find out your project will work; sometimes you need to abandon your idea. Discern the difference.

couple-common-cents-book-coverI love this book! It’s a great example of a young couple dealing with finances. I believe it’s very true to life. And as a wife who deals with the money and budget in our marriage, I definitely could relate to her feelings on a lot of things.”

“The book is good at showing the different ways of thinking about money, with one person more concerned about security and the other just happy with the status quo and thinking debt is the way to go, just because it’s always been that way.”

“I recommend the book as a good example of how one family worked together to learn about finances and changed their thinking to make things better.”

—from Lee Broom‘s review of A Couple with Common Cents

It’s now January 24. How are you doing with the progress of your goals for 2017? Here’s a classic goals video from the late Zig Ziglar. Remember, resolutions are not goals.

a poem (haiku)

A warm morning. Fog.

Difficult to see, to drive

Sun melts the low clouds.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”

Quote by Thomas Edison on opportunity

When you decided on which goals you wanted to achieve this year, did you make an outline of the steps you will take to achieve them? Did you list how you will accomplish your goals, or did you simply write what you want to get done? There is a subtle difference between what and how, yet the critical distinction is part of what determines your success. Continue Reading…