Cover Photo: Left: Belle in Canterbury, England on our spontaneous vacation that sparked this article. Right: Some of the keys to the system.
How important is getting organized? Well, sometimes it can make or break your romantic vacation to France.
Belle woke me up early at 5 am one Saturday morning, so excited that she was already wide awake. She had a surprise planned for me and wanted me to get dressed to go somewhere. What could she be up to, I thought?
She wanted it
Once upon a time, there was a young man whose father taught him to build houses. It was the family trade for ages, and together the family earned and lived a modest life.
The builder grew restless after finishing school and told his father he wanted to seek his fortune in the world. His father reluctantly agreed, knowing that although he might lose a worker, his son needed to understand the outside world.
He showed his father that he had saved a thousand coins, which was
Above: Belle has shown me how to survive and adapt in her own English culture, including driving on British roads in the countryside.
Before the moment I handed in my resignation letter to the Chief Pilot, I was extremely nervous, my stomach tied in knots. I should have been elated, I thought. My new job began in two weeks and my terrible airline pilot lifestyle was already melting away (you can read about that experience in my article, Why I Left an Airline Pilot Career Wo
It’s time to introduce a new character in the Money Games: The Collector. The Collector is the villain, outfitted in dark, mirroring sunglasses and a suit with diamond cufflinks. He constantly foils our efforts to be heroic in our own lives by dishing out punishment with things like ultra-high interest loans, especially if we find ourselves in a weakened position, hanging off the edge of a financial cliff.
The Collector uses this advantage to punish others, silences the nee
I’ve often thought, is there one trick that can save us from our situation? Lift the poor out of poverty, let us tap our creative potential to change the world, or make billionaires out of anyone?
In other words, what is The One Grand Move?
There is, and it works for everyone. Nobody is locked out. The homeless have used it to go from living in their car to CEO. Artists have used it brilliantly to go from obscurity to world-renowned celebrities. University dropouts have