Archive for September 2015

Lessons From Spiderman

In their final conversation before his death, Uncle Ben tells his nephew, Peter Parker (Spiderman’s alter ego) that “with great power comes great responsibility.” Little did Peter know that a few hours later, the same burglar he had let go would end up murdering his beloved uncle. In today’s society—with the prevalence and importance we…

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You Don’t Need a Time Machine

In the 1980s classic film, Back to the Future, Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) gets the rare opportunity to see what life was like back in 1955. Compared to today, it certainly seems like a simpler time. There were no reality TV shows, no Internet, no coffee pods, and the media wasn’t present in…

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Why NOW is the Time

The tragic passing of talented 46-year-old actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman was a shock to America and to the world. And now the public is privy to his seemingly inadequately executed estate planning. We can’t truly know if Hoffman intended to pay an unnecessary $15 million in taxes out of a $35 million dollar estate, whittling…

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The Real Source of Your Success

Croatian music teacher Frane Selek is perhaps the world’s luckiest man. He’s been in a train wreck (the train plunged off a cliff into an icy winter river), an airplane crash (all passengers were killed except Selek, who was sucked out of the door on the descent and landed in a haystack), a bus crash,…

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