Why I Just Bought 14,000 Copies of My Own Book…

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When I first wrote “Choose Yourself” I didn’t want to write another BS self-help book that nobody would read. I was telling a story about something bad that happened to me, about a time I wanted to kill myself because I thought my daughters would benefit more from my life insurance policy than from having […] Read On…

Do You Make Fear Decisions or Growth Decisions?

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I was afraid I was going to lose my biggest client. And my job. So I let him yell at me repeatedly. I met a friend of mine. She said, “My grandma told me there are only two types of decisions: Decisions made out of fear and decisions made out of growth.” For instance, do […] Read On…

Where Did You Put Your Cash After The Fed’s Rate Hike?

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Weird Suits, Free Money and the True Story About How I Saved the Economy With Chocolate….oh and how I’m investing now. Winter’s coming. OK, not really. Winter’s already here. But, for the investing world, things are starting to get a lot more chilly and scary. The storm clouds are rolling in. After seven years of […] Read On…

Thank You LinkedIn For Including Me as a ‘Top Voice’ For 2015

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I’m Really grateful LinkedIn included me on their “Top Voices” list for 2015. This year, both at the beginning and the end, such incredibly bad things happened to me that I thought I would get swallowed up forever. I didn’t. Every year of my life, really bad things have happened. That’s called “living on this […] Read On…

9 Things My Daughters Should Listen To Or Else!

(teaching Josie to levitate)

My dad was a miserable failure. Really the worst kind of failure there is. He tried, he failed, he gave up. He lost in everything. HIs first marriage blew up in his face when she cheated on him and the cops had to be called when he was doing something horribly embarrassing to himself.  I […] Read On…

This Is What Happens When You Try To Do the Impossible

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Daniel was tending sheep in Sudan when a bomb blew both his arms off. When he heard the bombs in the distance he had hidden behind a tree but wrapped his arms around the tree. A bomb went off near the tree and his body was safe. But the arms he had wrapped around the […] Read On…