Yearly Archives: 2018

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Living YOUR Life

We all make mistakes but living The Fantastic Life is all about living YOUR life. It’s not about keeping up with the Joneses or trying to live life the way others want you to.  It’s all about finding your path and walking it. Here are three ways to do this: Stop wasting money! Don’t buy that new TV/Car/Clothes.  Instead save and… Read more →

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Finding ‘A’ Players

In an economy that is at full employment, finding and hiring A Players is harder than ever.  And A Players are already hard to find in the best of economies.  Here are some guidelines to help as you try to sort the wheat from the chaff when building your team. What classifies someone as an A Player? They are the… Read more →

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Back Your Car In

  Even if you don’t like this week’s article, this week’s LIFEies proves one point: You CAN find anything you want on the internet to prove your point.  Below is an article about why leaders should back their car in Batman style.  I have been doing this, to the chagrin of my wife and kids, for the past two decades. Why… Read more →

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Billionaires

  The Forbes World’s Billionaires list is always a hot item.  I love to read about the roots of billionaires and see how they carved their own path to success.  Below is a very cool infographic examining the backgrounds of the world’s billionaires.  Let’s break it down: Toss the first 30—they inherited their wealth.  Good for them. 17 started their own… Read more →

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Exercise…Do it Outside

No surprise: Americans are steadily becoming more sedentary. The result is a large part of the population is suffering from chronic diseases that are completely preventable with regular exercise. A simple LIFEies today:  Exercise!  And my favorite form of exercise is hiking.  I love nature AND now I know the experts are putting an emphasis on exercise modalities that maintain… Read more →

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Podcasts at Chipmunk Speed

  I am dabbling in podcasts.  But this LIFEies is something I have just begun trying, and thought you might want to try it as well.  You’ve heard of speed reading but have you heard of speed listening? Podcast apps are now offering the ability to listen to episodes at up to 4x the normal rate. Here’s why: You can… Read more →