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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Plans are useless, planning is invaluable

Mr. Collier, Here is a question I’ve been pondering, would you mind answering it? Thank you so much for your time! Have you ever written a business plan? What are your thoughts on them? Are they needed? In my life, I tend to over prepare (Finance degree, MBA, CPA, Lawyer, RE Broker, Builder’s License, Harvard OPM Class […]

How Strong is Your “der Wille zur Macht”?

der Wille zur Macht translates from German as the “Will to Power” or (in the context of Nietzsche’s philosophical work) the drive for achievement and accomplishment, the extent of one’s ambition, the depth and breadth of one’s drive to improve oneself, grow oneself, to develop one’s gifts, talents and abilities as much as possible, to […]

Choices, Choices: Productivity or Postponed Pleasure?

I tend to wake early, in the predawn hours of the morn, a habit left over from my paper route days as a kid. What I enjoy most then is to sit quietly with a hot cup(s) of coffee and read my newspapers: the New York Times (provides coastal elite liberal bias), the Wall Street […]

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