Category Archives: Success Principles

Do you have a mind virus?

It's spring and there's poison in the air.   It attacks our lungs and fires up allergies.   It's our body's way of fending off these attacks. The same thing can happen to our minds.     We let the attackers in and they take over. A virus.   You can get this virus from…
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This haunted me for two years…

I didn't really want to write about this. But I'm going to. It's sad, depressing but a worthwhile message. We found a dead body. It happened to my real estate partner and I. (My photography studio is in one of the commercial units as part of our apartment building....I call this building our 'pension', since…
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I told him….”Stop being a dick…”‏

I said it. And I was filled with regret the second the words left my mouth. Too late. Can't take it back. I told Bob: "..Bob, listen, stop being a dick...: Very calm. Very matter of factly. I was trying to help him grow his photography business. He was ranting about some client issues. I…
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The glass wall…

A bunch of scientists tried an experiment. They took a large aquarium and divided it in half with a sheet of glass. Then they filled both sides of the aquarium with fish. The fish on both sides bumped into the sheet of glass. They learned over time that the sheet was an impassable barrier and…
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Hot girls are ruining the industry….

There's a ton of talent out there. Musicians, comics, artists and photographers. Most of it goes away. Much of it is inert. Never revealed, put into action and given a place. A purpose. The way I see it, if you have a talent, you don't really have it unless you use it. Put it out…
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Why persistence matters most and when it doesn’t…

Persistence doesn't matter when you don't have goals.... it's not much use.   Why persist when you have no goals? No direction? No aim? Nothing much to be passionate about?   You'll only frustrate yourself. You know, when I coach and when I do my own goals, I can't help but think about the "missing…
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What do these successful photographers have in common?

When I was a kid...I had loads of curiosity. Much of the time it got me in trouble. And many a times could have nearly killed me. As I got older, I did channel my curiosity to more constructive activities. It took me a while, but in time and with persistence my curiosity helped me…
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The school of hard and soft knocks….

When my baby girl was born, I wanted one thing for her. I figured, if she had this one thing, she'd be set for life. No matter happened to her, no matter what life throws at her, no matter her choices.... and no matter what knocks and smack downs she experiences, the better. As long…
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