Men, in general, judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. - Niccolo Machiavelli From my primary blog here. This is an interesting topic to me. There's a common expression about judging a book by its cover. While growing up, many of us hear this … Continue reading Appearance



Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. - Ralph Waldo Emerson From my primary blog here. The three great resources in life are time, money, and energy. Of the three, we have the least control (read: none) over time. Yesterday, I was watching an interview with Warren Buffett regarding his wealth. He conceded that—despite being … Continue reading Enthusiasm


"To succeed in life in today's world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job." - Chin Ning Chu What a fascinating word! My personal definition would have to be "productive mischief". There are a lot of overlapping and interweaving ideas that relate to a person's ability to continue at a task … Continue reading Tenacity