Goal Setting


Here are W. Randall Jones’s 12 Commandments of Wealth. They are really some basic rules for success. They are worth teaching to your children and following yourself. 1. Never seek money for money’s sake. 2. Find your perfect pitch. Discover your talent. 3. Be your own boss. 4. Get addicted […]

12 Commandments of Success


The Big Secret to Life . . . . . . Is to get wise while you are still young. It does little good to finally be smart and wise when you are 60 years of age. By 60 you have already played out your cards in the game of […]

The Big Secret to Life


Any well-run organization has a structure that makes sure important things get done. You cannot depend on chance. Good things do not just happen. Parents should get together once a month to discuss how they are doing as parents. I call these planning sessions parental team meetings. They should be held on […]

The Key to Parenting Success: Parental Team Meetings



If you want to help your children prepare for a good job, teach them what top business leaders look for when hiring people. The advice here might be a little high level for young children, but the basics are clear. Teach them integrity. Teach them how to smile. Teach them […]

Hiring Advice from Top Leaders


Good manners are a must for success. They are the key to getting along with other people. So be sure to teach your children how to behave. Early on, teach your children to respect others. At three, start with simple courtesies like “Please,” “Thank you,” “Excuse me,” and “I’m sorry.” […]

Teach Your Children Well


The 4 Pillars of Our Lives Need a Seismic Shift The lack of common sense in how we live our lives is stunning. The nicest word to describe it would be casual. We have few, if any, goals. We tend to drift along and simply take life as it comes. […]

The 4 Pillars of Our Lives Need a Seismic Shift



Success Chalk Talks Ten people can look at the same thing and only one or two will see the potential. — Robert G. Medley Success for Your Children: Practical Wisdom for Raising Great Kids in Challenging Times is about being the best that you can be. Overall, it is based on […]

Success Chalk Talks: Real Potential


Optimism . . . It’s the only way to live! Success for Your Children: Practical Wisdom for Raising Great Kids in Challenging Times is about being the best that you can be. Overall, it is based on one simple premise: Copy the successful. This book was not written for your children […]

Optimism: The Only Way to Live


If you know where you are going, you have a good chance of getting there. This wisdom hits home. It makes you realize how casually we live our lives. We play life by ear. Too often we fail to take control of our ship.  We simply drift until the wind […]

Goal Setting: If You Know Where You Are Going, You ...