How to Become A Learning Machine: the Power of Reading

Imagine this: just as you are drifting off to sleep one night, you sense a soft voice speaking behind you. “Hello, young man,” the voice says. “My name is Warren. Perhaps you know of me as Warren Buffett. I am here to give you a special gift. I am going to teach you all the wisdom life has given me about being successful, being rich, […]

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To Do or Not To do — Mastering Action Lists

All of us begin our lives in a state where our days are free of responsibility. There is absolutely nothing a baby has to do except be a baby. Nothing is expected of her and she may pass the entire day feeding, playing, smiling, cuddling and sleeping. Of course, if she did not any of those things, a doctor might be consulted to ascertain that […]

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Use the Compound Effect to Grow Your Rate of Growth – The Power of Compound Effect

Nearly every schoolchild will remember learning the terms simple interest and compound interest as mathematical concepts. Most of us think of interest as a financial term used by investors and bankers. All of us know that compound interest is interest that is paid on interest. When the concept of compounding is applied to daily life it has an effect that is nothing short of astounding. […]

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Circles of Success — Expand Your Constituencies

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were best buddies from childhood in the town of Merrick, New York, USA. After finishing college, Jerry found himself at a loose end, unable to gain admission to medical school. Ben, meanwhile, was already a high school dropout. In 1977, the two completed a correspondence course on ice-cream making from Pennsylvania State University’s creamery. A year later, with $12,000, the […]

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Time for A Success Reality Check

Two of the most brilliant — and wealthy — persons on the planet are hardly ever in the news. If you mentioned their names — Larry Page and Sergei Brin — most people would not recognize them at all. And yet the quiet genius of these two men is responsible for most of modern life as we know it. So many of us use Gmail, […]

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