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11 Important Facts I Learned That Will Get You Rich (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Do you want to get rich? I mean, do you really want to get rich? Here are 11 important facts that I learned in my many years in business that allowed me to make over $500 million. I learned very early in life that the ONLY way to make money was to “sell” something … […]

September 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Investing: Bet the Jockey Not the Horse (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Investing: Bet the Jockey Not the Horse (J.F. (Jim) Straw)

Lately I have been asked—in various ways— “How do I go about picking winners in the Small Cap Companies, Initial Public Offerings, Start-ups and Private Held Companies for Investment?”Well, since my personal win/lose ratio is about 80/20 (more winners than losers), you might expect me to go into some detail about reading the financial statements; […]

May 1, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guest Article: “How Can You Get Rich?”

Guest Article: “How Can You Get Rich?”

Everybody wants to know How can I get rich? Well, here’s how  I did it. I learned very early in life that the only way to make money was to “sell” something — either a product or a service — something people wanted or needed or do something for them they couldn’t — or wouldn’t […]

October 8, 2011 | By | Reply More
Getting and Keeping the “Wealth Consciousness”

Getting and Keeping the “Wealth Consciousness”

The “wealth consciousness” (or the “money consciousness,” the two will be used interchangeably in this article) is more than merely thinking that you are wealthy or that you have a “right” to be wealthy. It is a way of looking at the world and seeing opportunities, possibilities, and avenues for wealth creation. Have you ever […]

September 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
Quotables: Sammy Davis, Jr.

Quotables: Sammy Davis, Jr.

When his accountant told him that he was spending too much money and at the rate he was spending it he would be filing for bankruptcy very soon, Sammy Davis Jr. sent the accountant an expensive gold cigarette case with an engraving that read, “Thank you very much for the advice. Your friend, Sammy.”

May 26, 2010 | By | 5 Replies More
Mike Rowe: Follow Your Passion and the Money Will Follow?

Mike Rowe: Follow Your Passion and the Money Will Follow?

Please watch this video of Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame. In it, he talks about hard work, success, the old (and played) adage “Follow your passion and the money will follow,” and much more. If you have trouble viewing the video, please click here: Mike Rowe Video.

August 17, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Law of Attraction? Coincidence? Or Something Else?

Law of Attraction? Coincidence? Or Something Else?

As you may know, I recently began a Master Key Coaching Program with my head coach, James Spooner. Things have been going very well–people are experiencing great results and good things are happening in their lives. One person in particular, who we will call Mike (not his real name), had a very interesting experience. Mike […]

April 28, 2009 | By | 25 Replies More
The Power of Concentration

The Power of Concentration

Focusing our thoughts to one specific purpose or aim is paramount to achieving anything of lasting value. More often than not, many of us “scatter” our thoughts, never concentrating on one goal and following it through. When we learn to keep our thoughts focused on one aim, then – and only then – will we […]

November 15, 2008 | By | Reply More
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