Friday, June 29, 2012

Beware of FEAR!

The year was 1976, when Stephen Wozniak, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne founded Apple. A company not known 30 years ago.  Stephen Wozniak owns 45%, same goes with Steve Jobs and the remaining 10% is owned by Ronald Wayne. Last year, Apple generated roughly $285,000,000,000.00 (Two hundred eighty five BILLION dollars) after hitting roughly 30 year mark from its founding.  Sadly, among the three partners, only Stephen Wozniak and Steve Jobs remained in Apple. What happened then to Ronald Wayne?

Monday, June 18, 2012

4 Major Tips in Buying

If there’s one thing that I can’t stop doing aside from loving my wife, that would be buying. Since almost everyday we have to buy, I’ll share major tips and hope that we allow the power of choice to choose the right in doing so.

1st, PLAN AHEAD. Write it the things that you need to buy and jot down as well the allocated budget. Keeping the receipt (if available) or jotting down the amount paid is a nice habit. This will help you project the right amount avoiding excessive cash on hand while at the market. I personally find it effective to bring additional 10% in case there will be a rise in the market. Since this will help you to focus only what you have written, it will avoid unnecessary buying habit created by the sales person of which they are pretty good in creating a need.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Choosylious Stratus Store: Why We Want You to Be Rich: Two Men, One Message

Choosylious Stratus Store: Why We Want You to Be Rich: Two Men, One Message

I have read Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad and Poor Dad and I've learned a lot of things in my path to financial freedom.

With his new book with Donald Trump, they wanted to emphasize that both of them are concerned. Their concern is that the rich are getting richer but America is getting poorer.  America is becoming a two-class society, like the polar ice caps, the middle class is disappearing.

Soon you will be either rich or poor. But these guys wants us to be rich. 

The world is facing many challenges and one of them is financial. The entitlement mentality is epidemic, creating people who expect their countries, employers, or families to take care of them. Trump and Kiyosaki, both successful businessmen, are natural teachers who share a passion for education. They have joined forces to address these challenges, because they believe you cannot solve money problems with money. You can only solve money problems with financial education. Trump and Kiyosaki want to teach us to be rich. Why We Want You
To Be Rich was written for us. We can either choose the power of choice to be taught or let life push us around.

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Reasons why Filipinos are NOT RICH! Part 2

4th, Movies and Soap Operas teaches that rich guys are bad. I’m an avid fan of “The King”, Fernando Poe Jr. and back in a day like to watch Soap Operas such “Mara Clara” and “Vallente”. Only recently I realized that those things that I’m watching are not helping me to think and grow rich. Because the bad guys there are the rich ones and the oppressed are the poor and the humble.  The impression is rich people are bad. You’re not noticing it but these things do affect our mind set, hindering our delicate mind in aspiring to be rich. To be rich is good if you let the Power of Choice in you to choose for the good.

5th, We are taught that “The LOVE of money is the root of all evil.” Or “We cannot bring our worldly possession after we die.” These things are true, but we tend to focus on the negative side when we can learn from which that money is not the problem but the possessor or “The LOVE”.  It is ironic that we are taught that we can’t get two things.  But we can and yes we can achieve both healthy soul and healthy pocket. And here’s what I think, people do fall

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Reasons why Filipinos are NOT RICH! Part 1

Just a few days ago, my brother in law, Rambo R. Ruiz, shared his experience and ideas as he attended a one day seminar on how we can be rich by Mr. John Calub.  This is how I understood him.

1st, Most of us, if not all, are taught by our parents to “Study hard, get a nice job with nice benefits.” And if we won’t, we’re a looser, not accepted in the society. Hence, we have to for us to have a secure future and sustain the FAMILY. And I think, this idea has been implanted all over the world. One big concern with this practise is that it creates FEAR.  Fear of not having a nice and secure life if we will not study hard. And when our grades are low, they’re upset which for some leads unpleasant behavior. They’re focused on the numbers not on the situation. Never, if not always, asked what we really wanted. On the other hand I don’t blame my parents, because they we’re taught the same thing. Suffice to say that "We’re taught to be a good employee not a good employer."

2nd, Schools doesn’t teach how to be rich either. They have implemented the same thing being taught at home. “Study hard, get good grades to have nice and secure job with awesome benefits!”  Otherwise you won’t and will be labelled as a “looser”.  “You have to be number one so that you can have the top position being employed.”They don’t merely create FEAR but also machines. Why is that? Ask yourselves if your education helps you “think” or helps you to memorize?

Monday, May 7, 2012

Power of Choice

Let the power of choice elevate us to something that is right and true. Choose the right for that which will build character both mind and spirit.

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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Exercising is Boring!

Have you ever asked yourself or noticed that most of us know how important exercise is but less does it? Most people know its effect to our muscles, joints or even nerves but haven’t done any or less effort at all. Some does it, but after which they smoke or drink or has chosen to follow their vice. Others over do it, to the extent of using drugs not meant for humans.  There are some who sincerely and constantly do exercise, but has started doing wearing gray hair. Younger years have left them and now

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

What would you do if you only have 10 minutes of your life?

There could be a lot of answers to this simple question. I remember back then when I’m still finding for a living. The interviewer asked this question and though I’m not the one being asked, I still pondered what will I answer in case. After the applicant answered, the interviewer shared what he would do. I can’t recall his exact words but it goes something like this. “I would do the same thing, go to bar and drink ice cold beer.”

What will you do anyway? Would you do the same thing (hopefully not to drink beer)?  Or will you do that which you haven’t done or things that you lack doing? Going back with that experience, I do remember the answer of the applicant. He said “I’ll spend it with my FAMILY.” And i guess that is a common answer we can hear. However you can sense that there is something in it, if you could only hear how he said it. Since it’s a panel interview, we have

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

If you plan to win, you will never win!!!

As a young and energetic boy, I’m inclined with different sports.  Suffice to say though that I have chosen the field of table tennis. I was around 6 or 7 years old when I became eager to play one. On the other hand it was only in high school where I became more anxious and exposed to it. I can still remember that feeling of always wanting to learn and apply new things whenever I had a chance to play ping pong. Driven by the power of choice at an early age of mine.

The 1st time won, I became more eager to feel again and again that same feeling. My parents, relatives, and friends are proud and fulfilment is in the air. It’s like “Hey, I’m the guy”! Obviously I hate the opposite thereof especially when they’re expecting much from me.  And here’s what I noticed.  More often, the reason why I lose is due too much expectation from them or even my crush. I don’t want to lessen even a degree of how they look at me. In short I don’t want them to be disappointed. I thought, this idea would help me grow, be better and stretch myself. I want to gain their respect.  I reason out that I simply want to win but deep inside I really don’t want to lose. The power of choice has pushed me to a different path of true wining.  My goal of learning new things has left me. I tend to compete instead of playing. I treated them as my opponent not as co-player. I imagined them as a threat rather than a friend or fellowmen.