Read, Read, Read

Read, Read, Read

The average Fortune 1000 executive reads 6.7 books per year. Some even says 9 books. Bill Gates once said he read 30 books during his vacation. When a total stranger asked Warren Buffett for a single piece of wisdom, his advice was “Read, Read, Read”. I...
Personal Development for a Business

Personal Development for a Business

I just finished reading Steve Pavlina’s new book called Personal Development for Smart People.  It boils down the teachings of hundreds of self-help books into one framework based on the idea that an individual should consciously strive to live with the three...
How Prices are Relative

How Prices are Relative

Here are 2 options for a 1-year magazine subscription: A)  Web only subscription – $59 B)  Print & Web subscription – $125 Which one would you pick?  A study shows that 68% of you would pick option A, and 32% would pick option B. OK, how about if we...
Be Concise

Be Concise

Compare these two sentences: “In the author’s opinion, it is in most peoples’ best interests when excessive verbiage is avoided by people who are engaged in the act of writing.” “Don’t fluff up your writing.” They say the same...