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How Comfortable Are You with Being Uncomfortable?

Discussing certain topics, addressing troubling issues, doing a dreaded task: we all have them and all often require that we enter a zone of discomfort; that we voluntarily leave a place of at least perceived…

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Six Things That Determine How Long You Live

1) Physical Activity: Do you MOVE? 30 to 45 minutes a day of BRISK exercise i.e. does it raise your heart beat? Push your lungs?…

You WILL Pay the Price…

Yes, we all get lucky now and then and something wonderful falls into our laps and that’s terrific. However, as a general rule, “wishing and…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XIX)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well. When you get a moment could you please answer these? Would you agree that using all of…

Le génie commence les beaux ouvrages, mais le travail seul les achève

“Le génie commence les beaux ouvrages, mais le travail seul les achève” translates as “Genius begins beautiful works, but only labor finishes them.” Or as…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XVIII)

Good morning Mr. Collier, Here are some questions I have been pondering, when you get a moment could you please answer? Thank you for your…

Coaching v. Micromanaging

Coaching: “Directing, instructing, and training to achieve some goal or develop specific skills.” Micromanaging: “Supervision with excessive/obsessive control or attention on details.” No leader, no…

Exit Strategies, Economies of Scale, and Good Reads

Hello, Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you! As always I want to express my sincere gratitude for you taking the time to…

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Our own minds can lead us astray; we humans are subject to numerous logical fallacies, the most common of which is “confirmation bias” in which…

Real Estate Investing: Nuts and Bolts of Capital Expenditures

Happy New Year Mr. Collier, Here is a question I’ve been pondering, would you mind answering it? Thank you so much for your time! What…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XVII)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following questions? Thank you so…

Who ARE You?

More specifically, what is your self-concept? Who do YOU think you are? Who do you WANT to be? A self-concept is different from a Mission…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XVI)

Thanks for responding to my email Mr. Collier! Your answers sincerely help me become a better business man, real estate investor and I also believe…

Plans are useless, planning is invaluable

Mr. Collier, Here is a question I’ve been pondering, would you mind answering it? Thank you so much for your time! Have you ever written a business…

How Strong is Your “der Wille zur Macht”?

der Wille zur Macht translates from German as the “Will to Power” or (in the context of Nietzsche’s philosophical work) the drive for achievement and…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XV)

Hello, Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you! As always I want to express my sincere gratitude for you taking the time to…

Asking “How?” Can Be a Defense

The question “How?” can be a defense against taking action or of declining accountability. When we are truly empowered, we look for the answers ourselves.…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XIV)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following questions? Thank you so…

Solve The Problem, Then Fix The System

As a leader, I attempt to mentor, help Team Members grow, find the greatness in them, how to be both efficient AND effective; how to…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XIII)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following question? Thank you so…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XII)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following question? Thank you so…

Nine Powerful Habits of Successful People

1) Raise Your EQ: Emotional Intelligence: How well do you understand and manage your emotions and how good are you at understanding others? Can you…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part XI)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following questions? Thank you so…

Mentor’s Reply to Young Entrepreneur’s Questions (Part X)

Hello Mr. Collier, I hope all is well with you. When you have some time, could you please answer the following questions? Thank you so…

5 Things Successful People Never, Ever Do Again

1. Give up what they want MOST for what they want NOW. Winners keep their eye on the mountain top. 2. Care more about external appearances…

Advice On Getting Started In Real Estate Investing

I would love to learn more about the Collier Company and listen to any advice you might have about getting started in real estate investing.  I’m interested in…