Welcome to the round-up!

Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. They are inspiring and thought-provoking and we’d like to share them with you.

On Success

Why Successful People Take Ten Years To “Succeed Overnight”

This is an excellent article that takes the time to analyze why people appear to have overnight success when truthfully their journey of success was much slower. They achieved bigger and bigger victories as they went along. The article was written by Ramit Sethi author of the book I Will Teach You to Be Rich.

Below is a great video that explains how using physics, one success makes another, bigger one possible.


On Encore Entrepreneurship

Where Will All The Part-time Jobs Come From?

This post from Cantankerous Life discusses part-time work in retirement and the scarcity of part-time jobs for retirees who wish to supplement their income. In our opinion, there is no scarcity of jobs with the implementation of an online business. This has never been easier for retirees or those soon to be retired. Check out our post from last week’s round-up that was devoted to online entrepreneurship for over Over 50’s.

Make Smarter Decisions

We recommend you add MakeSmarterDecisions.com to your must read blogs. We were mentioned this week in her Saturday Round-up and she has several quaity posts to help your improve your life. Check out one of her most popular posts here Giving Up My Goals To Focus On Habits.

Recommended Book

Scott Adams is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip that is published daily in thousands of newspapers and websites all over the world.

Blasting clichéd career advice, the contrarian pundit and creator of Dilbert recounts the humorous ups and downs of his career, revealing the outsized role of luck in our lives and how best to play the system.

Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you’ve ever met or anyone you’ve even heard of. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world’s most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Adams shares the game plan he’s followed since he was a teen: invite failure in, embrace it, then pick its pocket.


Let us know in the comments if you’ve read anything inspiring this week that motivated you or made you think differently.

Enjoy your week!

Ian Bond



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