Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

6/2/2019 路 3 min read 路 ~10 路 6
To Success Mindset and 6 more
Success is Like a Chinese Bamboo Tree

Success is Like a Chinese Bamboo Tree

In the Far East, there is a tree called the Chinese bamboo tree. This remarkable tree is different from most trees in that it doesn鈥檛 grow in the usual fashion. While most trees grow steadily over a period of years, the Chinese bamboo tree...

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven
11/2/2019
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

I feel that timely element of a journey is having a mission we aim to fulfill. It is almost always met with adversity and doubt. In those difficult times of the journey, we can be inspired by the word of God to give us strength and direction.

11/2/2019
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

10/1/2019 路 2 min read 路 ~10 路 1
To College and 3 more
Do I Need A College Degree?

Do I Need A College Degree?

Image credit to Brian Tracy (YouTube)I am writing this article as my answer to what I read and saw in an buzz by Brian Wallace聽called聽 Can You be Successful Without a College Degree?聽聽To first answer this question, I feel a person needs to ask...

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Jerry Fletcher Thanks, I love the analogy.

14/1/2019
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Tausif Mundrawala I agree. I remember using a rote learning technique of learning before test and quizzes. I may have had A's and high B's. But years later, I realized that I did not learn the subjects. I only memorized them really well.
Everything that I learned in College I still know today. Everything I memorized, even though I may have got straight A's, I have forgotten.

14/1/2019
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

27/6/2018 路 2 min read 路 ~10 路 2
To Motivation and 5 more
Motivation vs Ambition

Motivation vs Ambition

聽I have had people tell me that the an important secret to success is motivation, while another is ambition. I always thought they were the same thing. Let鈥檚 take a deeper look.As nouns the difference between聽motivation聽and聽ambition聽is...

Cyndi Docy

Cyndi Docy

Thank you for such a positive read.  Keeping positive thoughts can only boost our motivation and ambition. 

17/8/2018
Jerry Fletcher

Jerry Fletcher

Preston, glad to be of help.

14/7/2018
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

30/11/2017 路 3 min read 路 ~10 路 1
To Success Mindset and 4 more
5 Steps to Setting Powerful Intentions

5 Steps to Setting Powerful Intentions

If you鈥檙e feeling like you鈥檙e in a 鈥渞ut鈥濃ou probably are. And it鈥檚 probably because you have NO clear goals.Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money,...

Aleta Curry

Aleta Curry

Well, it's a little more complicated when you're in real crisis, pain or travail Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven, but I know what you mean. Good food for thought.

4/12/2017
David B. Grinberg

David B. Grinberg

Good advice here, Preston! I'm reminded of the late Dr. Wayne Dyer who focused a lot on the power of intention https://www.drwaynedyer.com/

1/12/2017
Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

30/10/2017 路 5 min read 路 ~100 路 1
Find Your Dream

Find Your Dream

Why do you think the same things seem to happen to the same people who are doing the same thing over and over? Simple. They have no dream.聽Do you know your dream? Not just what you tell other people what you鈥檇 like to do, but what you truly want...

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

Preston 馃悵 Vander Ven

thanks for your share and support.

23/11/2017

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