DECEMBER 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 7

A space shuttle uses more fuel during its first three minutes after liftoff than during its entire voyage around the earth! The beginning is always the most demanding. That is why you need to spend your December 2015 preparing for 2016. Here are some questions to help you prepare. 1. What were my goals for…

NOVEMBER 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 6

This month, I share a very important article by Matthias Varga called The Two Cows. It gives you insight on Socialism, Communism, Fascism, Nazism, Bureaucrat-ism, Traditional Capitalism and Corporations in different countries. SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbour COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you…

OCTOBER 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 5

Your heart should never interrupt what your head has decided! I saw this somewhere and thought it was relevant to the direction at hand. Its about numerous stories from the holy bible in relation to past and future. JACOB was a cheat. PETER was hot tempered. DAVID had an affair. NOAH got drunk. JONAH ran…

SEPTEMBER 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 4

The greatest form of poverty is to use everything in one generation. I hinted on this while speaking during Thanksgiving at my local church on Sunday 1st Feb going deeper as to the reason why winners focus on winning but losers focus on winners! I love Chinese history, for they understand this, and particularly this…

AUGUST 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 3

David Boucher‘s furniture is the most expensive furniture on the planet. A desk goes for $80,000, tables go for $200,000 and a chess set for $18,000. His company Boucher & Co. is the only company on earth commissioned to provide a custom interior for Rolls Royce vehicles. There is a waiting list for his furniture…

JULY 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 2

THE REDWOOD TREES The redwood trees (Latin name – sequoia sempervirens) in California are the largest and tallest trees in the world. They grow over 300 ft up in the air but have roots that only go down 3 to 12 ft into the ground. They have a lifespan of over 2000 years and have…

JUNE 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 4, Month 1

Lawyers crave stability and predictability whereas Entrepreneurs thrive on chaos. Chaos breeds life whereas order breeds habit. Real business people don’t fear chaos as much as they dislike habit. Probably why Harvey Specter of the Suits series says, ‘Good lawyers worry about facts. Great lawyers worry about their opponents.’. Any problem that can be solved…

MAY 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 12

Challenges are the breakfast of champions, obstacles their lunch, temptations their supper and fear their midday snack. Faith is their water, persistence their daily exercise, coaching/ mentor-ship is their reading/meditation and tact their fruits. Strategy their coffee and creativity their whiskey or wine for those that take alcohol. Passion and enthusiasm is the outfit they…

APRIL 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 11

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigour. I read these words in a book while in a train in a foreign land. I was feeling home sick and these words pointed to the direction of light I hadn’t noticed. As a read further in the book; the words…

MARCH 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 10

Expired poison is still poison. This morning, I was reminded that the difference between INVENTION and INNOVATION is EXECUTION. Like i always state in my lessons from Linda Hill – A Harvard professor; To be competitive today, you can’t simply EXECUTE, you have to be able to INNOVATE. And to be INNOVATIVE, you need to…

FEBRUARY 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 9

‘A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.’ said Abigail Van Buren. It is evident that inner journeys are the furthest. It is not strange to realise the strength in BELIEF as a son-in-law of FAITH. I remember clearly my friend and spiritual role model, Rita Twiggs once prayed, ‘Lord I…

JANUARY 2015 MONTHLY STATEMENT SERIES, Year 3, Month 8

‘You can’t stop the birds from flying over you but you can stop them from building a nest in your hair.’, I said to distinguished guests a few days ago. I find it fascinating that most people plan their VACATIONS with better care than they plan their LIVES! Perhaps that is because ESCAPE is easier…