New ideas and opportunities

Tuesday October 9, 2012 #461   “To succeed jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”   ~Benjamin Franklin   Our human brain is wired to sort through all the massive information bombarding us and quickly arrive at conclusions on everything. ...

The quest for learning and knowledge

Thursday September 20, 2012 #456   “The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.”   ~Benjamin Franklin   No matter how much we learn, or how much we believe we know the “truth”, the fact is that we are incredibly ignorant on most...

Improving Your Net Worth

Tuesday February 7, 2012 #392 “Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after our bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” ~Benjamin Franklin Each of us has characteristics we can be proud of and those that we either wish we could...

The stuff life is made of

Thursday October 7, 2010 #261  “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time for that is the stuff life is made of.” ~Benjamin Franklin While a little mindless activity is sometimes warranted, remember that all time spent without intention is lost time.  If you do...

You are living your good life!

Thursday August 19, 2010 #247  “A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.” ~Benjamin Franklin  Such a simple and powerful message.  Most of you are so worried about some distant future state of wealth, comfort, love, happiness, or...