Right Goals – Wrong Attitude

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

To succeed financially, we must be clear about what having money means to us personally. That may sound simplistic, but most of us have deeply conflicting ideas about money. We are raised with diametrically opposed yet equally persuasive ideas about it – and our ambivalence often paralyzes us.

Self-help gurus on television proclaim money is a symbol of spiritual abundance. The next channel over, multi-millionaires are being packed off to prison.

Complicating things even further, we are constantly bombarded with manipulative advertising that mixes our noblest aspirations with our basest instincts. If you want love, you need to buy this. If you care about your children’s health, you have to have that.

Success Secrets – The Trap of Instant Gratification

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

It is true; you can manifest anything that you want. But history has shown us, when people win the 20 million dollar powerball, they often find themselves in the same position they were before they amassed the wealth. Getting anything you want instantly; be it a new job, a new car, a new client, comes with the same risks of winning the lottery tomorrow.

So what if your aspirations were a rigged slot machine that always supplied you with your desires instantly? What if you got everything you wanted tomorrow? What is the trap?