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Category Archives: Life & Career Success

Just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean they are out to get you

This week we explore author Ira Lipman’s excellent book, How to Be Safe: Protect Yourself, Your Home, Your Family, and Your Business from Crime. I believe that part of the secret to living a successful life is knowing how to protect yourself and your family from threats and Lipman does a good 360-degree job of showing… Continue Reading

What do Galaxy Quest and the Hudson River have in common?

When US Airways 1549 was forced to ditch in the Hudson River, there were quite a few people who were very happy that the Captain had some grey on the sidewalls and that he’d also been a glider pilot. There’s something to be said for experience. According to author Brian Tracy, in his book Flight Plan: How… Continue Reading

Figure it out, man!

There is a great line in the movie Act of Valor when the SEALs are being chased by the bad guys and they find out that they are unable to go to any of their back up rally points to meet the rescue boats. One of the SEALs then tells the guys driving the truck that… Continue Reading

When you get, you give, uh wait, maybe that’s the other way around

I love movies.  One of my favorites is the original Karate Kid series (okay, not Karate Kid II so much but the first and third ones were cool). There is a great line in KK III, where the bad guy “Terry Silver,” (portrayed by Thomas Ian Griffith), tells the audience at the All Valley Under 18… Continue Reading