Do for Others and Yourself

Help others bring their dreams to life, but don’t forget to work on yours as well. Unless you are independently wealthy, you probably need a day-job and this most likely means working for someone else. Most of us earn a living this way, by helping to build and grow someone else’s dream. There is nothing…

Sacrificing That Which Matters Not (Is No Sacrifice)

“If you’re pursuing something crazy, you have to say ‘no’ to so many opportunities to go out, to meet people, to have fun, to earn money, to do frivolous things, but in the end it’s worth it because you will then be able to do all of that stuff and you will be living a…

Of Progress and Perfection

Strive for perfection, but settle for progress. Do not let yourself off the hook for your weaknesses and flaws, but do not be so hard on yourself when you fall off the path that it paralyzes you and prevents you from getting back on course. Be quick to admit your mistakes and adjust your bearing….

The Upside to Being Upside Down (Student Loans)

How much is a memory worth? No one made me take out more student loans than I needed for college and I had no illusion about whether or not there would be consequences down the road when I had to pay them back with interest, no matter how low the rates. There is a part…