Stop Pissing on Yourself


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My youngest daughter, who normally lives in New Orleans, has been visiting with us for a little while, which makes me happy. Anyway, she has a Bernedoodle (Bernese Mountain dog/Standard Poodle), named Beaux. He’s a very friendly, loving dog, who loves running around our back yard.

Around 7am, I’ll take Beaux outside, into our back yard, so that he can do his business and run around.

One of the things I started to notice, is that about 25% of the time, when Beaux is taking a leak, he’ll piss right on one of his legs. He’s completely unaware that he’s pissing on himself.

Other times, he’ll piss properly and then proceed to step right on the grass where he just pissed. Once again, completely oblivious and unaware what he’s doing.

Beaux clearly lacks awareness. I guess for a dog, that’s not such a big deal.

But a lack of awareness for human beings is a big deal, and it made me think – How many people are completely unaware that the things they’re doing are interfering with their success?

In Beaux-speak – how many people are unaware that they are pissing on themselves?

Most people, other than those diligently pursuing success, are completely unaware of their habits, and therefore, the effects their habits are having on their lives. If you have bad habits, your life circumstances will mirror those habits. If you have good habits, ditto.

My job, as I see it, is to bring awareness to the importance of habits, in an effort to help people improve the circumstances of their lives.

I diligently try to do this everyday by sharing my Rich Habits research by highlighting the habits that lead to wealth, health and happiness (what to do) and the habits that lead to poverty, chronic illness and unhappiness (what not to do).

Only through habit awareness can you make the necessary changes to improve your life.

So, I guess you could say, I’m just here to get people to stop pissing on themselves.

Sorry for the foul language.

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Thomas C. Corley About Thomas C. Corley

Tom Corley is a bestselling author, speaker, and media contributor for Business Insider, CNBC and a few other national media outlets.

His Rich Habits research has been read, viewed or heard by over 50 million people in 25 countries around the world.

Besides being an author, Tom is also a CPA, CFP, holds a master’s degree in taxation and is President of Cerefice and Company, a CPA firm in New Jersey.
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  1. janie braxton says:

    No problem with your so-called foul language Tom. I say so-called because sometimes to show people the obscenity that they are perpetrating on their own lives is to call a “piss” a “piss”.
    I love your articles and books. You are a great mentor/teacher. Please continue. so many of us need financial education and good, honest teachers to teach us.

  2. I concur with what another poster, Janie Braxton, stated. Sometimes telling it like it is, warts and all, is necessary to make an impact. Candy coating is simply not as effective.

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