I am susceptible to greed and covetousness. Not with things, but with wisdom, information, and knowledge! I want it all, so I make it a point to give everyone who asks as much as I can. Here is what I give to the youth.
Balance is a misunderstood tactic and strategy that my mentors taught me to define the way successful men always have. In turn, I pass it on to who I am guiding towards success. On its surface, it’s perceived as the need to be “well rounded” or even worse, a “Jack of All Trades and Master of None”. -> Master ONE!
I surround myself with friends who regularly and reliably raise the bar on my being able to conceive of and discuss complex issues; today I woke up to be confronted by Brother Dave armed with an excellent Thought Project!
To paraphrase what he proposed: “Because people can become wealthy with money that belongs to no one’s government, can we gain more than we lose as citizens?” Continue reading
If you are a Friend, Lover, or Person Of Interest, I have a dossier on you. If I found you…interesting!
I shared one of the ways that I make myself valuable to people with someone who came to me for advice on how to build his reputation. For the price of one stamp, to deliver a simple letter, I’ve been able to consistently make myself of one of the people that you want to have around, be a friend to, and do business with.
This was passed down to me by one of my mentors, now it’s something that I pass down to the men that I mentor. I didn’t invent this, but I am very, very good at it!
This is a fun, concise, 5 minute podcast recorded on the way to a get-together to give you an idea of how to “work a room” and make new friends. When I coach or give advice I focus on Actionable Intelligence. I give specific details on how to replicate my success. Let me know how this tactic works for you.
Fat Mama turned out to be a wiry German. Not what we expected, but exactly what we wanted.