Bringing Out The Best Of You In Business And Life

If anyone ever told you you were worthless or undeserving...and you listened and believed them -- let your reeducation commence.

Published by Richard Posner on November 13, 2015

Saying What You Mean

“Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.” ~Benjamin Disraeli~ Methinks life is too short to walk through it tiptoeing.  There are people and events which must be endured, but most of what we do is…

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Published by Richard Posner on November 4, 2015

Commencement

“Graduation is only a concept.  In real life every day you graduate.  Graduation is a process that goes on  until the last day of your life.  If you can grasp that, you’ll make a difference. ”     ~Arie Pencovici~ How can we stop the past from effecting the present and the future? That’s not an easy question…

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Published by Richard Posner on November 1, 2015

Are The Best Things In Life Free?

A few years ago I had the pleasure of visiting the Philippines on business.  What struck me most was the huge divide between the rich and the poor and the generosity and kindness of the latter. In Davao, the gateway to the southern part of the island-nation, my business brought me to a rural area. …

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Published by Richard Posner on November 1, 2015

Look Beyond Your Nose

“Appreciating each other is a true family value, one that will bail out much of the stress on the planet and help strengthen the universal bond all people have.”     ~Sara Paddison, Hidden Power of the Heart~ One of my favorite thinkers and writers is a man named Robert Ringer.  In a recent article he was…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 25, 2015

Set A Money-Generating Goal

“Let your hook always be cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.”  ~Ovid~ Let’s face it, being an entrepreneur is not for everybody.  It takes hard work, discipline and perseverance to the extreme. One of the easiest ways to fail is to just drift from week to week…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 23, 2015

We Have A Right To Be Rich

“Virtue does not come from wealth, but. . . wealth, and every other good thing which men have comes from virtue.”       ~Socrates~  Yes, we do have the right!  Not simply to acquire money for money’s sake, but to fully express our God-given uniqueness and full potential.   I guarantee you – and I speak from…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 22, 2015

I’ll Do It When…

“You must get good at one of two things. Planting in the spring or begging in the fall.”      ~Jim Rohn~ Good ideas come a dime a dozen.  Many altruistic people in forums have cushy, cathartic-feeling ideas of how to turn the world on its head.   Yet frankly most of these soap boxers are frustrated, struggling…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 13, 2015

Standing Over Your Gravestone

(Your First Name) was a loving man/woman of many talents. He/she smiled when others frowned. He/she listened when others would jump to judgment. He/she took each day with a deadly seriousness, yet lived each one with the enthusiasm and vigor of a toddler in a room of toys. He/she endured many tragedies and setbacks with…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 11, 2015

Putting Yourself in the Picture

“We need men who can dream things that never were.”     ~John F. Kennedy, 36th President of the USA~ Several years ago I heard a motivational talk in which the speaker said, “If you believe it, you can see it.”  This counter-intuitive pronouncement left me baffled and unsure how to apply the cryptic message. Believe it…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 1, 2015

Doing What Is Right

It’s easy to act righteously when life is good and you have control over your destiny. It is difficult to act wisely and generously when you are short of money, time or patience. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. –Kahlil Gibran– The tricks this week are…

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