Month: July 2009

Quotables: Walt Disney – A Person Should Set His Goals

Walt Disney said this in 1966: A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will …

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Where No Man Had Gone Before: July 20, 1969.

Where No Man Had Gone Before

On July 20, 1969, the most significant triumph of mankind — a triumph of thought, will, determination, and execution — occurred. On this day, over forty years ago, Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin alit on the Moon. That object that illuminated our nights and our myths for millennia was finally being touched and explored …

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Do You Know What the Secret to Life Is?

Do you know your one thing? If not, then it’s imperative that you do. Use the Complete Master Key Course to help you find it. Enroll in a good coaching program. Take a few moments a day to enter the silence as Haanel wrote in The Master Key System. Do whatever you have to do. …

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Quotables: T. Boone Pickens – Pull the Trigger

Every so often I come across something that someone has said that just captures a point perfectly. Better than I could ever write. I call them “quotables.” When I find a new quotable, I will share them here with you. They can come from anywhere: business people, actors, scientists, criminals, politicians, athletes … I don’t …

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In Tough Economic Times, You Have to Get Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

I bet you read that title and said, “What the %@$&?!?” I understand that. It refers to the title of the book I just published — Get Your Money Where Your Mouth Is by David Portney. So, what is getting your money where your mouth is? Why should you do that in tough economic times? …

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How to Prepare Ghee According to Charles F. Haanel and His Book The Amazing Secrets of the Yogi

How to Properly Prepare and Use Ghee According to Charles F. Haanel and The Amazing Secrets of the Yogi

  Charles F. Haanel wrote about a substance that he claimed can “perpetuate health and long life.” That substance is ghee, which is essentially a kind of clarified butter. But is it even more than that? Here is what he wrote in The Amazing Secrets of the Yogi. 44. The Banyan tree is known to be the longest lived …

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Faith the Dog

Faith the Dog

I received an email about a dog. A two-legged dog. You see, this dog, Faith, was born with only two legs. What a way to start life! Nobody wanted him, not even his mother. This is his story. Here is Faith’s entire story, pictures and all. It is 100% true!   This is ‘Faith’ This dog was …

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