Posts Tagged ‘believe’

“There are two basic mindsets that people have about their talents, their abilities, and their smarts. One mindset leads to success. The other leads to being stuck in the rat race, to stagnating in your life while others succeed. Your response to failure or to seemingly insurmountable obstacles will tell you which dominates your thinking.

There is power in what you believe about yourself.”

-Robert Kiyosaki

“The High Cost of Good Intentions, a history of U.S. entitlement policy…. the evolution of government pensions….  the hard-to-believe but true fact that there is still one person receiving monthly checks from the Civil War veterans pension program.” -John Cogan

Success Belief

Posted: January 9, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” -Nikos Kazantzakis

“The lie we all believe is that you have to stick with it.  You can’t quit.  You are what you are.  But that’s not true….  It’s called the sunk cost fallacy.  This is when you stick to what you’re doing because you already invested your whole life in it.  For example, you won’t quit your job (the job you hate) because that’s what you went to college for or because you’ve been doing it for 20 years and change is scary.” -James Altucher

Failed Skill

Posted: April 7, 2017 in Thought for the Day
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“Failure, a skill not taught until many years after the degree.  But it is taught, believe me, you will learn it or die.” -James Altucher

Scary Change

Posted: January 10, 2017 in Uncategorized
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“Let me get back to the most commonly believed lie.  It’s called the sunk cost fallacy.  This is when you stick to what you’re doing because you already invested your whole life in it.  For example, you won’t quit your job (the job you hate) because that’s what you went to college for or because you’ve been doing it for 20 years and change is scary….The lie we all believe is that you have to stick with it.  You can’t quit.  You are what you are.  But that’s not true.” -James Altucher

Final Beginning

Posted: December 18, 2016 in Thought for the Day
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“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning.” –Louis L’Amour