Kaizen Wealth Life Transformation

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home Success Stories Mike Walsh

Mike Walsh

With apologies to Bob Dylan

“Come gather 'round people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
You'll be drenched to the bone.
If your time to you
Is worth savin'
Then you better start swimmin'
Or you'll sink like a stone
For the TEM$ they are a-changin”

For me the greatest lesson to be learned during the Kaizen Challenge can be
summarized in that classic (albeit slightly modified) first verse by Bob Dylan.
 It is imperative that in order to grow and learn, one has to set aside the TIME.
Time is nothing if you’re doing nothing, so put in some EFFORT.
Use that effort to slowly change your MINDSET to that of a Wealth Creator,
and at the same time be willing to INVEST IN YOURSELF FIRST.
 
As far as the actual challenge goes I found I did struggle with consistency.
Ideally I’d liked to have started at the same time and same place every morning in order to build a habit, but Corporate Aviation has other ideas and with 5am departures and constantly changing destinations, it was a challenge to say the least. But I persisted, and made certain that each daily task was accomplished.
The trick now is to maintain the momentum and continually build on those qualities required to stay on top of the game. Like someone that trains hard to do the Argus Cycle Tour or the Comrades Marathon, it’s very easy to rest on ones laurels having accomplished such a challenge, and in effect go straight back to the “rat-race” mentality. I am about to start the Kaizen Challenge from the start again, and indeed again after that, if that’s what it’ll take to make me a habitual “thinker”.
Already I find myself spending more time in the day contemplating my own life path than reading newspapers that sell only doom and gloom and depression, but it still needs work.
In conclusion: I find myself healthier, happier and in love with life. The relationship between my wife and son and I is stronger than ever and the positive vibrations appear to be oozing out of the walls of our home. My 10 year old son is already showing signs of an eagerness to learn more as I use Kaizen principles to teach him life’s truly valuable lessons.


If you like this article, please click on the `Digg` image below. I'd appreciate it!
 

Follow Me

 FB twitter


Testimonial

2009-12-18
Wealth Insight 2009-12-18 We think about money so much. But what do we think about?   How much we have. How much we need. How much we want.   We only see it from that point of view.   And I would say, this is not enough. Considering how much of our time it takes up, we should know it better.   Why? Because it isn’t just there. Like a mountain. Or the sea. People made it. People manage it. It’s not perfect. It’s not neutral. It’s not like a force of... Read more...
Juhan De Milander
Ek kan nie glo hoeveel dit vir my beteken het nie. Nie net het dit my uitkyk op alles heeltemal verander nie maar dit het my soveel meer positief gemaak. Vir my begin alles nou van binne, buite gebeure maak nie meer so baie saak nie en ek probeer my reaksie op dinge heeltemal tot die positiewe te hou. Selfs nou as ek negatief Read more...
Hannes Gerber
Am I rich yet?? This is a question I wrote down a few weeks before I started the Kaizen Challenge.   And the answer I wrote down to the question was this: No. I am not rich yet, in the sense of being financially independent, but boy - do I live a life of abundance!   Now that I have done the Kaizen Challenge?  Read more...
Elma Muller
Hannes Dreyer se Kaizen Challenge het my geleer om groter, onafhanklik en anders te dink,  want as ek dit nie gaan doen nie gaan iemand anders dit vir my doen.  Ek het met ander oe,  ingesteldheid en fikser liggaam na die mees belangrikste dinge vir my in die lewe begin kyk.  Hannes se vermoee om mens gefokus te laat bly op selfverbetering is verbasend.  Nou moet mens net verder Read more...
Quinton Van Reede van Oudtshoorn
I have always been miserable in everything I do, because I always wanted something bigger and better.  I used to wake up in the morning and try to convince myself that I need to get up and go to work to get a pay slip the end of the month.  “That’s where money comes from”, I tried to convince myself.  You have to work hard to get somewhere in life.  I always knew that this wasn’t true, but I had to convince myself to be able to go forward in... Read more...