MENTORING – WILL IT ENRICH YOUR CAREER? – By Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng., NAC

Deborah L. Grubbe, PE, CEng., NAC INTRODUCTION - STYRON POWERS I asked my role model, Deborah Grubbe, to write this week's blog. Deb and I worked together in the oil and gas industry. She was the Vice President of Safety for a company with over 100,000 employees and operations in over 100 countries. She made a difference in the lives of employees and the people in surrounding communities. I ...

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Why even ambitious people rarely become successful

https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/why-even-ambitious-people-rarely-become-successful When you’re committed to something, you will be and do what is required for the attainment of that thing. You’ll stop wondering and start building. You’ll stop being distracted and start learning. You’ll start connecting. You’ll start failing. You’ll get what you want, rather than have a long list of “ambitions.” You’ll have actual accomplishments that reflect your inner goals and values. Your external environment will reflect your deepest internal views and ...

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PETER LYNCH MADE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE MILLIONAIRES – EVER HEARD OF HIM?

THE BATTLE - PETER LYNCH VERSUS WARREN BUFFETT Years ago my friend Wendell Williams, told me I should invest in the Fidelity Magellan Mutual Fund. I had one problem; I did not know what a mutual fund was.  Had never heard of Fidelity Investments.  And was clueless how to open an investment account.  Maybe I had several problems!  But it was this suggestion that started my long-term investment journey and a path to becoming financially literate.  I ...

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REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE CRITICAL ISSUES DESTROYING OUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FUTURE {PART 1 OF 4}

THE AMERICAN DREAM IS ALIVE - BUT FRAYING FOR MANY! } {Excerpts FROM JAMIE DIMON, CEO J.P. MORGAN CHASE, ANNUALLETTER- Public Policy} {PART 1 of 4 This week I am posting four excerpts from Jamie Dimon’s, CEO J.P. Morgan-Chase, Annual Letter dealing with Public Policy.  This week,I will post on Monday April 15th,  Wednesday, April 17th, Friday April 19thand Monday, April 22, 2019. FINDING GOOD MENTORS With today’s electronic communication we do not need to ...

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WHO ARE YOUR FINANCIAL MENTORS?

To achieve financial success, I identified successful investment mentors. If you aspire to be a great photographer, you want to learn from successful photographers. If you aspire to be rich, make an intentional effort to learn from individuals you aspire to be: other rich and successful people. Two of my strongest investment mentors: WARREN BUFFETT Around the year 2000, I was talking to a good friend, Shirley, and she informed me she owned ...

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2017 Berkshire Hathway-Warren Buffett Annual Letter

http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/letters/2016ltr.pdf TO JOIN Wealth Building Powers BLOG, GO TO BOTTOM OF THE BLOG PAGE AND TYPE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS.   To follow my daily posts on Instagram click: instagram.com/wealth_building_powers Thank you to my followers and readers, for your likes and comments.  All comments, recommendations and feedback are welcomed and utilized to improve this blog. DISCLAIMER I am a proud nerd (as my beautiful wife and daughter have told me) investment and finance blogger, with a NC State, Chemical ...

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