Wisdom from Tim Storm

Don’t be afraid to try.

There are schools across the country teaching that “this” is the way business gets done and we read books and web blogs with all kinds of messages saying “this” is how business is done. You are going to find conflicting ideas, thoughts, and theories and hear what has worked for others, but you won’t know what is going to work for you until you try it.

If it were as easy as what the books say or what we are taught, then everybody would be doing the same thing and nobody would stand out. You really have to stand out and sometimes that means taking a chance on something, and accepting that you are going to fail. The people that I have seen who are successful are the ones that expect to fail. They know that they will get up after each failure and they will learn from it.

The only real failure is when you don’t learn from your mistakes, and you keep repeating them.

Pride leads to happiness.

There is a lot of work being done in the field of happiness (what makes us happy) and a lot of that is centered in the moment. I think there is a larger theme of happiness beyond any one moment of happiness that goes into something more life-long, something of significance….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Tim is the owner and founder of FatWallet.

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Winn Adams
Winn A5 years ago


Duane B.
.5 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

Thanks for posting.

Rosie Lopez
Rosie Lopez6 years ago


Dawn G.
Dawn Harvey6 years ago

Good article, thanks.

peggy p.
peggy p6 years ago

truth at it's best, thank you

Eternal Gardener
Eternal G6 years ago

Rings true.

Penny C.
penny C6 years ago

Thank you.

Lynn C.
Lynn C6 years ago

Thank you for the article.

Diane S.
Deanne S6 years ago

Simple truth !