October 19, 2013

The Single Most Powerful Way to Avoid Repeating Mistakes

Every single one of us makes mistakes. We sleep in too late. We forget to call someone. We spend more money than we should. We eat a ridiculously unhealthy meal. We don’t put in full effort at work. We forget an appointment. Whenever I make a significant mistake, two things happen. First, I have to deal with the consequences of the mistake. I have to make things right, in other words. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #148

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. 1. Ashley Montagu on dying young “The idea is to die young as late as possible.” – Ashley Montagu This seems like a good plan for life. 2. […]

Comments of the week, deadbeat friends edition

Claes BellHere’s another edition of the comments of the week, where I try to highlight what I think are funny or thought-provoking comments from readers. There were some especially great comments this week on Kristin Wong’s blog about how to get money back from a friend without destroying the relationship. […]