The Fairy Tale Adults Still Believe In: “Everybody’s Equal”

When you were a kid, you believed in nonsense like Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy. As you grew into a hoss boss, you shed those silly ideas. But someone people don't grow up. "That's not fair!!!" A child cries out who doesn't get his own way. "That's not fair!!!" A non-boss, non-hoss … [Read more...]

Boyd (Book Review)

title: Boyd - The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War author: Robert Coram what you’ll learn: the life of a man who could not tolerate mediocrity, pissed of Pentagon generals, and changed the course of warfare forever Why You Must Read It If you're like most people, you love going to the DMV -- … [Read more...]

Why I Quit My Stable, High-Paying Job and Left Medicine

I spent 2 months in the depths of hell. Lemme tell you about it ... My life was set. I was on track to a life of comfort, security, and prestige. The American dream was within my grasp -- the house with the white-picket fence, the wife, and the 2.5 kids. I had a stable salary and generous … [Read more...]

The Boron Letters (Book Review)

title: The Boron Letters author: Gary Halbert (with notes from Bond Halbert) what you'll learn: 47 years of worldly wisdom from a legendary copywriter who got rich, lost everything, and got rich again (and then lost everything and got rich again) Why You Must Read It If you've been around my site, … [Read more...]

What Journey’s Arnel Pineda Can Teach You About Achieving the American Dream

Imagine for a moment ... You're a short, little guy. 5'3" to be exact. You couldn't have weighed more than 130 lbs, soaking wet. You're Asian. And you are going to be the voice of a foreign band -- one which is half-way around the world from home. You did not have it easy growing up. Your mom died … [Read more...]

6 Ways Writing Changed My Life (and Why I Would Be a Lesser Man Without It)

When I write a book I write a book for myself; the reaction is up to the reader. It's not my business whether people like or dislike it. - Paulo Coelho If you ask masters how they first started their craft, they will all point to love. They loved what they were doing. Or they did what they did for … [Read more...]

How to Become Powerful (Part 3)

It is 30 A.D. You're headed to Galilee -- northern Israel. You've traveled very far from your home town. But there is someone that you're just dying to meet. People call him a teacher. Others call him a prophet. Some say he is John the Baptist. Some also say he is Elijah. Most importantly, you've … [Read more...]

Growing a Business (Book Review)

title: Growing a Business author: Paul Hawken what you'll learn: how to build a successful business, even if you have never done it before Why You Must Read It In my article, 4 Reasons Why Powerful Men (and Women) Read, you learn that you should read to find hidden gems that few people know about. I … [Read more...]

Gary Halbert Reveals: Are You a Power Player or a Laughed-at Loser?

More than a year ago, I finished reading 1,000+ pages of single-spaced, Courier-font, paper-gold -- known as the The Gary Halbert Letter. I read all the back issues from 1986 to 2000. It took me about a month or two of hardcore reading to do so, but it was well worth the effort. As you can imagine … [Read more...]

Mastery (Book Review)

title: Mastery author: Robert Greene what you'll learn: how to master anything you want Why You Must Read It According to the 80/20 principle, 20% of the people will own 80% of the wealth. 20% of the men will seduce 80% of the women. 20% of dreamers will account for 80% of the world's progress. The … [Read more...]