Personal Improvement | OkDork.com - Part 2

Where's my money?

My first job at 13 was at The Popcorn Stand. I made $5.50 an hour and cherished every hundred dollar paycheck. I was the Popcorn Godfather! Times have changed over the years but I’ve always loved the making and collecting of money. The spending part has never been my interest. In general, I love this...

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey - Book Review

You can always improve yourself. There's always something you can do that can make you better at work, at home, or in life. Stephen R. Covey's book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People covers how anyone can adapt themselves to change and to use what life throws at them to their advantage. * *...

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Life Lessons Inspired by Marie Kondo's Book "Spark Joy"

As part of my reading push, I've picked up Marie Kondo's Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up. Her book helps to guide you to keeping your home clean and simplified. Good for those whom want to fit more t-shirts into their dresser. Here's some of the tips...

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Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson: Inspiring Quotes to Live By

Lately, I've been reading Undisputed Truth by Mike Tyson (yes, the boxer). It's mostly a self-reflection on his life, all the way from his best moments in the ring, to when he hit rock bottom, to where he is now. I pulled some quotes while reading it, and here's the best that I've found that...

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My First Book Review of 2016: This Is Earl Nightingale

For my first book of 2016, I decided to pick up This is Earl Nightingale by Earl Nightingale. He used to be a huge radio personality back in the 1950s, and this book is filled with some of his best advice on building character and personal development. Here are some of the lessons I learned...

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Make Things Happen: 3 Examples of Entrepreneurial Proactivity

There is one key difference I’ve noticed among successful business owners and the “wantreprenuer” crowd. One group is waiting for the right _______ (fill in the blank). And the other group decided to make things happen for themselves. Period. I’ll let you take a lucky guess on which group is successful. Today, I want to...

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