Keeping up with the Joneses refers to the pretty natural desire to be at least equal in social status to the people around you. In America, that’s usually expressed by the things we have and do. In other words, keeping up with the Joneses often turns into a display of wealth. » Read more
Category Archives: Setting & Achieving Goals
We’ve all got things we want to accomplish — and some of those things are more important than others. Unfortunately, we tend to do the things that are most urgent first, even though they may not be very important to us. » Read more
Ever hear something that stops you in your tracks?
Dave Ramsey’s comment that “Information will not change your life” did that for me a while back.
Think of all the blog posts, e-books, and books you’ve read over your lifetime, and all of the courses you’ve taken. Maybe you highlighted the heck out of things, made notes to yourself, and got all fired up. But if that’s all you did, you’re probably still out there reading and looking for the magic words that will change your life.
But there are no magic words. Information is just information. » Read more
Ever have one of those days where you get home after yet another day of rushing around and think, “There’s got to be more to life than being busy all the time”? Or maybe the reverse is true for you — you find yourself listless and bored, aimlessly looking at the TV or the internet. You’re finding something to do, but it’s not really something you’re all that interested in. » Read more