Tag: success

Seth Godin on Failing Until You Succeed Bryan Elliott of ‘Behind the Brand’ interviews Seth Godin, author of Poke the Box. Godin confesses that he’s had many more failures than successes. Godin’s message is that we just ought to try things, take risks, but not if you’re an airline pilot. Take the initiative. The poke […]

What constitutes success? Here’s what Emerson says. I assume it’s Ralph Waldo and not Bob Emerson who repairs old TVs. [via: The Things We Say] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

12 universal skills you need to succeed at anything. This sounds like it could be ho-hum but when you see all the links provided, well, it ain’t ho-hum. This piece is a one-stop source for success! TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

If you like a good success story you’ll love this one. It begins with a load of student loan debt leading to a hard life and then . . . read on. Told in words and a bunch of pictures. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Your mother probably told you not to hang around with losers. Well, she was right. According to a quote by Jim Rohn “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” So, leave your loser friends behind and become a success. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Two-bit Guru | Visualization Success | Photo of a visioning board.

  Do you visualize what you want and then some time after discover that very thing in some unexpected way? Visualizing a desired outcome is something I have learned from a number of sources. I practiced the various techniques over several years with mixed results. Sometimes it seemed to work, more often it didn’t. I […]

Two-bit Guru | Learning by Giving | Photo of a bouquet of flowers

I have long searched for one word that would define the ideal purpose of human beings on this earth. It’s likely that at different stages of life we would embrace different words. When we’re younger, Sex might be the word, while at 90 it might not. “Success” would apply to some, “worship” for others, and […]

“A new idea is first condemned as ridiculous and then dismissed as trivial, until finally, it becomes what everybody knows.” ~William James~ I am fascinated by alternate energy, not merely wind generators and solar panels and geothermal installations, but the more exotic alternative free energy, such as LENR devices, electromagnetic high frequency contraptions, anti-gravity, engines […]

Two-bit Guru | New Site Layout | Screenshot capture on the new homepage for twobitguru.com

Welcome to the new layout for Two-bit Guru! I do hope you like it. Everything that was on the site before is here now, but in a more easily accessible form. I’ve made one small change in the short comments next to my picture: I removed the word “success” and replaced it with “satisfaction.” I […]

Opportunity knocks. That’s what we’ve been told. You hear stories all the time about the unshaven couch potato in a tank top undershirt who lolls around in the recliner watching TV all day and night, eating (perhaps) potato chips, drinking (perhaps) beer, when … suddenly … there’s a knock at the door. Why, it’s Opportunity! […]