Success is hard

Mentors. You can have them yet never meet them. Some of the greatest mentors are no longer on this earth but can be found in the pages of books. While it may be difficult to see them regularly face to face, other amazing mentors can be found giving great guidance online. You may not ever meet them, they most definitely can help you become a better person.

Today, I want to rewire how you think about success and help you break down these barriers once and for all.

In this article, Ramit lays out his Roadmap for Success. As he says, “These aren’t shortcuts. Hard work is still required. But they will compound your rewards.”

Travel Smart

Here are five great tips from The Tie Bar on traveling smart. Saddleback Leather Briefcase year 2

Going somewhere? Whether you’re an experienced jet setter or amateur traveler, packing’s one step that can’t be avoided.


Life – A Simple Man’s Rule Book

Common sense ideas that don’t seem very common


  • SunriseListen when people talk. You’d be surprised what they tell you.
  • Hold the door open for the person behind you.
  • Remember tomorrow may never come.
  • Plan for the future but live in the moment.
  • Keep your passport current. You never know where the night may lead.
  • Truth is, appearance matters. The better you look the more opportunities come your way. It is your job to show your substance once your foot is in the door.
  • Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.
  • Celebrate often.
  • Books stimulate your mind. TV dulls it.
  • Confidence is key. If you don’t have it, act as if you do. No one will notice the difference.
  • A used Mercedes is still a Mercedes.
  • Your thoughts create your reality.
  • At least once in your life get a massage.
  • Write down your goals. You are more likely to achieve them.
  • Listen more than you speak.
  • You should act as if your every action affects 1,000 people for 1,000 years, because it does.
  • Never settle for less than what you want, but understand it may be a long time before you get it.
  • If you have to tell someone you are classy, odds are you really aren’t.
  • If you have more than four keys on your key chain, you live a scattered life.

The final installment tomorrow… Ladies & Love