Take Your Competition Seriously ~Jack Ma ~

BUSINESS: Jack Ma believes that no competitors are giants until you make them a giant in your own mind. Always treat your competition with the same respect as you would treat your own business. More importantly, take them all seriously. Never underestimate a company. Everyone has an equal chance at success in today’s world. That […]

Success Is Never Final. – Winston Churchill –

BUSINESS: In the stock market and in life, risk is unavoidable. The best anyone can do is to manage risk through sensible planning. The only way to control risk when investing in stocks is through how much we buy and sell, when we buy and sell, and how we prepare for as many potential events […]

When you Leave it to Chance, then all of a Sudden you Don’t have any More Luck – Basketball Coach Pat Riley –

BUSINESS: Graham calls the first approach “active” or “enterprising”; it takes lots of time and loads of energy. The “passive” or “defensive” strategy takes little time or effort but requires an almost ascetic detachment from the market. As the investment thinker Charles Ellie has explained, the enterprising approach is physically and intellectually taxing, while  the […]

Inability to Use Talent

BUSINESS: Albert Einstein said, “I think I used about 25% of my intellectual capacity during my life.” According to William James, human beings use only 10-12% of their potential. The saddest part of most people’s lives is that they die with the music still in them. They haven’t lived while alive. They rust out rather […]

How Do We Measure Success ?

BUSINESS: True success is measured by the feeling of knowing you have done a job well and have achieved your objective. Success is not measured by our position in life but by the obstacles we overcame to get there. Success in life is not determined by how we are doing compared with what we are […]