Wednesday, July 22, 2009


Here are a few unconventional success principles:

    Limited funds are a blessing, not a curse. Nothing encourages creative thinking in quite the same way.

    Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.

    Be an original even if it means being seen as a little eccentric. Unpopular thinking is normally right thinking.

    Choose work and projects that are in harmony with your values.

    Be modest. A lot was accomplished before you were even born.

    Beware of the person who has nothing to lose.

    MAJOR SUCCESS PRINCIPLE: Don't major in minor things.

    MAJOR SUCCESS PRINCIPLE: Winners do what losers don't want to do. Being average is for losers.

    MAJOR SUCCESS PRINCIPLE: Seek opportunity, not security. Security is for losers. A boat in harbor is safe, but in time its bottom will rot out.

    MAJOR SUCCESS PRINCIPLE: Instead of using the words problem or recession, substitute the word opportunity.

    MAJOR SUCCESS PRINCIPLE: Ever so often push your luck. It's best to live your life as an exclamation, not an explanation.

Here are a few resources to help you be more successful: