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Priorities/Practice What You Preach

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

THEODORE ROOSEVELT

military officer, historian, adventurer, conservationist, and twenty-sixth president of the United States

I usually don’t care to pry into people’s personal lives, even when I’m giving them advice on life and business.

However, there are certain personal life choices that, generally speaking, just don’t help you.

Reckless spending, for example, doesn’t help anyone. Not even millionaires.

Live well below your means.

I still do.

To get even more personal—try to stay “straight,” that is, no drugs, no booze. You will not win if you don’t stay straight. Really. There’s nothing in drugs or booze that ...

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