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Ezine 551 | 11 August 2017

The old Greek proverb explains to me what paying it forward means: “A society grows great when old men plant trees they know whose shade they shall never sit in.” Paying it forward simply means taking the time and effort to make a positive influence in someone’s life when you have been the recipient of a good deed.

2017-08-15T10:19:40+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 550 | 4 August 2017

Maintaining sound health not only allows us to live a longer life, but also increases our quality of life as well. When Napoleon Hill wrote Law of Success in 1928, he was forty five years old and was only fifty four years old when he wrote Think and Grow Rich in 1937. Then, he did not put as much emphasis on sound health, as he did in his later years. As he grew older, Napoleon Hill realized that maintaining sound health was essential to being truly successful.

2017-08-04T12:16:04+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 549 | 28 July 2017

We often know or hear about people who have lived in this life and left a legacy behind. I think this Greek proverb explains leaving a legacy best: “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” Sir Winston Churchill is credited with saying, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” It is easy to assume that helping or giving to others only involves monetary gifts. However, sometimes the help can come by giving away our talents or time, such as cleaning up the environment, or serving on a non-profit board.

2017-08-04T12:13:11+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 548 | 21 July 2017

When Napoleon Hill wrote Law of Success in 1928, he included a section called The Habit of Saving in order to teach readers how to distribute their income systematically so that a definite percentage of the income would steadily accumulate, thus creating one of the greatest known sources of personal power. No one will be truly successful in life without saving money. There is no exception to this rule, and no one may escape it.

2017-07-24T13:04:33+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 547 | 14 July 2017

When Napoleon Hill published Law of Success in 1928, it was an eight volume set of books with sixteen lessons on the success principles. Imagination was presented as the sixth lesson in the Law of Success series. Hill used a modern dictionary to define imagination as: The act of constructive intellect in grouping the material or knowledge or thought into new original and rational systems.

2017-07-15T08:27:04+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 546 | 7 July 2017

We probably all have heard the message about associating with people that we want to learn from and enjoy our time with. As a youngster, my mom often admonished me about the friends I was associated with, and made statements like “birds of a feather flock together” and “lie down with fleas and you’ll get fleas.”

2017-07-07T11:04:51+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 545 | 30 June 2017

I have had the privilege of studying under Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes for the past several years, and her teachings and ideas have moved me forward in my interpretation of Dr. Hill's works from a psychological advantage. How we look at life determines how we live our lives, and by viewing the world from different perspectives and peeling back the layers of onion we come to realize that everything -- yes, everything -- points to one, divine, universal source of being. The Creator, Infinite Intelligence, God, or whomever or whatever called by any name, is the same universal energy now and forevermore. How we come to appreciate this source of all depends upon where we stand and intend to move in life. When we realize that each and everyone of us lives and moves and has our very being inside this force, we recognize our togetherness, unity, and even divinity since the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. Since we are a part of the whole, we can never be separated from it nor it us. A beautiful concept that breaths life into our every cell, our entire being, and our life's work.

2017-07-07T11:01:31+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 544 | 23 June 2017

The seventeen principles of success may be divided into three categories that can help a person understand the system better. You can say that the principles that have been learned in childhood in our past may serve as our roots, or beginnings. Concepts such as Pleasing Personality, Personal Initiative, Positive Mental Attitude, Enthusiasm, and Creative Vision all have their beginnings in our early years of growth, personalization, and play. A youngster learns to get along with parents, siblings, and others through the use of these and more principles. These concepts next serve as the foundation or roots for the character building that comes next as more principles are added.

2017-07-07T10:58:43+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Ezine|

Ezine 543 | 16 June 2017

When individuals, communities, and countries work together as a team everyone's work is enhanced and more appreciated because everyone benefits. A little effort goes a long way, and before you know it great strides are achieved that otherwise could not have been accomplished with only someone's single efforts.. Things can and do become actualized in days rather than weeks or months when everyone pulls metaphorically the same cart in the same direction.

2017-06-20T09:36:09+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Ezine|