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 May 28, 2015

Capturing Great Ideas

How many great ideas slip through your consciousness on a daily basis? Far too many, I bet, and it need not be that way. Capturing great ideas should be a high priority. Splurge on a journal book. Writing down ideas is a much more effective way to remember things than to type a message/memo into…

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Published by Richard Posner on September 29, 2014

The Lincoln Poem

The fundamental fact is, You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong, You cannot help small men by tearing down big men, You cannot help the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer, You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income, You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class…

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Published by Richard Posner on June 11, 2014

Life in the Balance

From time to time over the years I have heard the same sad song. Though it is worth a listen, it is often ignored or detested. The lyrics are sung by a variety of performers, each caught up in the busy-ness of modern life and while striving for financial success and spiritual fulfillment. Their trouble…

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Published by Richard Posner on May 30, 2014

How To Discover (Or Rediscover) Your Passion

What affairs have you left undone? If tomorrow were your last day on this planet, could you proclaim to your Maker or your mate that you gave it your all – that you have no regrets? Come clean.  I’ll bet the farm that you are hiding from yourself because you have come to believe that…

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Published by Richard Posner on May 28, 2014

Lower Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

A number of studies in recent years have suggested that vascular diseases–heart disease and stroke–may contribute to the development of dementia. Don’t smoke or abuse alcohol. According to a recent research report from Harvard Medical School, \”Improving Memory: Understanding Age-Related Memory Loss,\” smokers perform worse than nonsmokers in studies of memory and thinking skills. Heavy…

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Published by Richard Posner on April 10, 2014

A Penny Saved Cost Me Dearly

For those of you non-technical webmasters or those more experienced ones wanting to have the newest tweak on their PC, I have a cautionary tale for you both. Never trust your life to a stranger unless circumstances are dire and urgent.  There are people and websites which purport to be authorities in some specialized area. …

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Published by Richard Posner on March 29, 2014

Ode To Marketing Whiners and Losers

Man, I’m winded!!!! I’m dead tired of chasing one opportunity after the next. Man, I’m winded!!!! I’ve spun my wheels till they spark searching for the Holy Grail of online marketing success. Man, I’m winded!!!! How much chump change must I steal from my piggy bank in pursuit of my dreams before I strike gold?…

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Published by Richard Posner on March 20, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

I hold no grudge against an individual who decides to settle down to a life of moderate success.  Having a fairly good income and a semblance of job stability does have some commonsense appeal. But we live in a highly competitive world and settling for second place is a sure indication that one will inevitably…

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Published by Richard Posner on January 29, 2014

Turning the WASP (White Anglo Saxon Protestant) Nature of Marketing On Its Head

                                                                              If American media moguls and advertising executives have anything to say about it, all perfect families for marketing purposes are white, slim, and perfectly fit.  They are often wrapped in glamorous clothes in front of palatial estates.  Their cars are always spiffy Porsches or of that ilk.  And their children are always…

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Published by Richard Posner on October 30, 2013

Decidophobia

One thing there isn’t a shortage of around the world  is information and disinformation.  In fact, our choices are often so overwhelming that we tend to freeze because of confusion or a fear of being suckered into something which won’t be in our best interest. Welcome to the Decidophobia Penitentiary, a self-imposed jailhouse for fence-sitters,…

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