As a changeup to the site every Friday will be family related. Parenting fails or successes from a first person point of view, life changes, and various light hearted happenings within what may be classified as a ‘typical’ family unit. Every week my wife preps meals for our lunches. All thinking is removed from my … More Fam Fridays, First One is the Worst One
Do you think about what success looks like? Whatever your definition of success is, do your actions back up the goal? If you are simply telling yourself to be successful, you will not get there. Align your goals and actions. Establish a pattern to evaluate and refocus yourself when you get off path. It happens … More Monday Motivation – Prepare For Success
Is failing at something truly a failure? The way you choose to look at anything and everything determines whether you failed or not. Rethink your failures to focus on what growth occurred and how you gained from it. Attempt to train your mind to analyze objectively and remove emotional attachments. We all lose, we do … More Failure Isn’t Failure, Lose and Move On
Pain can lead to the greatest joy. In order to get that joy, you have to persevere. Dark moments are part of living but so are incredibly bright ones. We have to work through the pain. Do not run from it. Embrace the pain and turn it into an opportunity to improve your situation.
Is it really that simple to save? The answer is, it depends. In theory, saving is very simple. Spending less and saving whatever is left every paycheck sounds really easy. What if there isn’t anything left? When my family started out, there was nothing left. Saving was a dream when you make $45,000 gross income … More It’s Simple, but It’s Really Not Simple. Figuring Out How to Save
Indecisiveness will stop you from starting. Indecisiveness will crush your confidence. Indecisiveness will stop you from achieving your goals. My dad used to say, “Do something, even if it’s wrong.” My philosophy to decisions is taken from the zone running scheme in American football. The concept is that once the ball is handed off to … More Don’t Get Stuck in the Middle, Make a Decision and Start
Profitability is one of the primary goals of a business. One could argue the same thing for a family or individual. A company has three standard financial statements used to assess their standing, Income Statement (aka Profit & Loss, P&L), Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows. Each statement provides different insight into the current … More Financial Literacy – Handle Personal Finance Like a Business