Published by Richard Posner on February 27, 2016

Put Failure in Your Spice Rack

Struggle, failure, triumph: while triumph is the thing sought, struggle has its joy, and failure is not without its uses. It is not the goal but the course which makes us happy. The law of life is what a great orator affirmed of oratory–“Action, action, action!” As soon as one point is gained, another, and…

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Published by Richard Posner on February 26, 2016

The Good Old Days

“People seem to get nostalgic about a lot of things they weren’t so crazy about the first time around.”     ~Author Unknown” Maybe I’m becoming an old codger. As you get older and regrets begin to creep in ever more frequently to your daily thoughts, the ability to act on your dreams becomes exponentially more difficult….

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Published by Richard Posner on February 25, 2016

Strategies For Getting Out Of Ethical Quicksand

“We are never deceived.  We deceive ourselves.”     ~Johann-Wolfgang-von-Goethe~ Are you winging it?  Do you carry relativism to the extreme?  Will you sell yourself to the devil, if the price is right?  Can I trust you? If any of these questions above make you wriggle in your skin, then you have shortchanged your life.  Your prospect…

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Published by Richard Posner on February 24, 2016

More Each Day

Today you know more than you did at this time yesterday. Today you are one day closer to becoming the person you were meant to be. Today you have more experience, and more wisdom than you did just one day ago. So what’s the best thing to do today? More! You are more today than…

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Published by Richard Posner on February 24, 2016

Highest Energy Wins

In watching the last presidential race on the Democratic Party side we can see why Obama was leading Clinton.  He was prepared, energetic and engaging. Not that Hillary wasn’t formidable, but then Senator Obama smelled of a winning attitude.   He was one step ahead of Senator Clinton on the path to the White House. The…

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Published by Richard Posner on February 9, 2016

Shelf It

“What begins in anger ends in shame. ”     ~George Eliot~ The world is a storehouse.  There are so many places for us to put things aside or away, that we will never run out of possibilities. This is a simple yet profound blessing. In my life I have had to deal with anger and resentment…

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Published by Richard Posner on January 27, 2016

Life In The Crawling Lane

“There’s no disaster that can’t become a blessing, and no blessing that can’t become a disaster.” ~ Richard Bach~ Tell an addictive person who seems bent on self-destruction that they need to face their addiction, and nine times out of ten they will ignore the good advice of a the caring friend, concerned family member…

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Published by Richard Posner on January 21, 2016

Opportunity Lies Between The Cracks

“Go around asking a lot of dam-fool questions and taking chances. Only through curiosity can we discover opportunities, and only by gambling can we take advantage of them.”    ~Clarance Birdseye~ In big business circles it is not unusual for the discoverer of a new technology or application to drift off into obscurity and even poverty. …

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Published by Richard Posner on January 20, 2016

If You Can Concentrate, Then You Can Win

“Those who attain to any excellence commonly spend life in some single pursuit, for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.”     ~Samuel Adams~ The Internet is a wonderful instrument for learning, applying, and ultimately accomplishing your life goals. Whether you are a beginner or an expert in any field, what you can find in…

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