Prosperity: The Choice is Yours
 April 15, 2001

Mr Chips

In 1959 a new product was introduced to the markets by Texas Instruments. This little device measured only 7/16 by 1/16 inches in size, cost $400 to manufacture and was immediately met with skepticism by the technology industry.

Yet this was the start of what has turned into a gigantic $115 billion a year industry.

The transistor was invented in 1947 by scientists working at AT & T Labs. These electrical switches were a considerable improvement over the vacuum tubes that had been used for the last 40 years.

But as much improved as transistors were, they still required being soldered to larger circuit boards. Every single solder then became a potential failure point in the circuitry.

In 1958 Jack Kilby joined Texas Instruments. He began by taking a look at what the future of existing electrical equipment held and soon realized there had to be a better way.

Investor's Business Daily recently ran an article outlining the key steps to building a strong business. #3 on the list was developing an operating plan, then sticking to it.

Mr. Kilby became determined to find a viable solution to this failure problem in the circuitry. To do this he constantly studied the current technology and then listed all possible solutions and ideas.

Kilby's idea was to combine transistors, resistors, and capacitors onto a single silicon wafer. The result of his determination and hard work was the very first chip.

However the process of building the chip was time consuming and costly. Technology groups came up with one objection after another, but Kilby refused to give up and let his invention die.

Using demonstrations and mathematical equations, he was finally able to convince NASA and the U.S. Air Force of the chips potential.

After touring the country selling his invention, and coupled with TI's advancements in cost efficiency, the chip was finally accepted by the entire high tech industry.

But another challenge was soon given by TI. At the time electronic calculators were bigger than typewriters and cost upwards of $1000. Could Kilby build a cost efficient and small calculator?

He went to work and in 1971 the Poketronic Electronic Calculator hit the stores. It was an immediate success, in fact demand became so great that TI found itself producing millions of these inexpensive devices.

Jack Kilby was a man who was never satisfied with the way things were. He was always looking for better solutions to known problems.

Because of his determination, vision, and willingness to never give up and never take no for an answer, the forerunner of our modern day microchip, the integrated circuit came into existence.

Dave Cole


“Pay as little attention to discouragement as possible. Plough ahead as a steamer does, rough or smooth, rain or shine. To carry your cargo and make your port is the point.”
~ Maltbie D. Babrock (basketball coach) ~


For Sale

Personal computer maker Gateway Inc. may soon be on the sale block. In January, the San Diego based company reported a fourth quarter loss of $94.3 million on revenue of $2,373 billion.

Gateway has announced the closing of 27 of it's retail stores in the U.S. and all of it's stores in Canada. The company is still evaluating what to do with it's 45 stores in Asia and 27 in Europe.

The word on the street says Dell Computer Corp. is the most likely buyer, although Dell CEO Michael Dell says he is still skeptical about making acquisitions to increase market share.

Rumor also has it that Gateway is talking with the large Japanese vendors NEC and Toshiba about a possible partnership.

Gateway is the fourth largest PC seller in the U.S.and ranks No. 6 world wide.

Micron Electronics has thrown in the towel and announced they will no longer be making PC's. eMachines Inc. and PeoplePC Inc are expected to follow suit.

Dell currently holds 21.3% of the U.S. market share, Compaq 14.3%, Hewlett-Packard 12.2%, Gateway 8.4%, IBM 5.9%, eMachines and Apple 2.4%, Acer 2.2%, Toshiba 2%, Sony 1.6%, and Micron 1.3%, all others make up the rest at 26% of market share.

In the first quarter of 1999 for all makers sales growth hit a high of 32%. In the first quarter of 2001 sales growth is a minus 4%.

In the first quarter of 1999 for all makers sales growth hit a high of 32%. In the first quarter of 2001 sales growth is a minus 4%.

If you are looking to purchase a new PC, the next couple of months should present some good buying opportunities as PC manufacturers will be trying to drop prices to bolster faltering sales.


“There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give everything.”
~ Vince Lombardi ~


Opportunity Is Now Here!

After almost 4 long months of very hard work, we at ChooseToProsper are proud to announce the unveiling of our new web site.

Our first rate Web designer Diana Ward, has once again came up with a very attractive and professional looking site that we are very, very proud of. Diana has worked overtime to bring this site to existence. We can't say enough about her diligence and "extreme patience with me" :-) through this time and the quality work of Forward Productions.

Our objective was to design an e-business that any person; beginner or experienced, and one having little or no money to invest, would be able to successfully “learn the ropes” and operate a thriving online business.

We have also hired a team of excellent people at ChooseToProsper to help in the development of this business.

They each bring to us their own unique talents and capabilities which will further ensure the tremendous success we have as a vision for the future.

Our top team members are Tracy Finney, Trish Bell, "Kiki" Frampton, Diana, my wife Jan, and myself. These ladies have worked very hard in helping make this a reality and without each of their efforts ChooseToProsper would not exist.

Each of us are dedicated to making ChooseToProsper become one of the best e-businesses on the Internet for you.

We now offer to you the very attractive opportunity of joining us right on the ground floor.

The Prosperity: The Choice Is Yours marketing course is one of the very best you can find!

It gives valuable lessons on marketing and advertising, writing effective ads, building downlines and relationships, obtaining leads for no cost, and in fact provides everything you will need, regardless of experience, to build your own successful e-business.

There are several lessons on the psychology of making money and running a business which is a unique aspect of this course you won't find anywhere else.

In addition to the lessons we also provide specific business opportunities that are either free to join or very low cost. Each of these are quality online businesses and will help you create that so desired residual income you are seeking.

You are given:

  • Your very own web site with absolutely no future fees or charges for hosting or maintenance.

  • The entire Prosperity marketing course.

  • A great resource page to further help your marketing efforts.

  • A complete e-business all set up and waiting to go.

  • All the upline support you will ever need.

The entire cost to you: ====> It's All FREE!

We want you to succeed!

We have proved that point with everything about the site. gets even better!

We have developed our very own affiliate program. Now, in addition to the opps in the marketing course, you will be able to start making money with ChooseToProsper in two other ways.

When you join, you are considered a "free" member. We also offer a "paid" membership. As a free member you can earn commissions of $10.00 every time one of your direct downline members joins the paid program.

Joining our paid program is only a small cost of $30 a month. This entitles you to some very nice benefits including your very own progressive autoresponder to send the marketing course with, an even better resource page containing the best info and helps on the Net, direct access to each one of our top team leaders, and...... every time a person joins as a paid member directly under you commissions of $20.00 per member!

That is an Internet high payout on one level of:

66% commissions!

Not only that but you will earn money every single month that person belongs as a paid member! Your earning potential is now unlimited!!!

Friends, ChooseToProsper is going to be BIG. From our preliminary testing we are getting a sign up rate of an average 10 to 12% already. That is exceptional for this type of business. Most affiliate programs similar to ours are only getting a 2 to 5% at best sign up rate.

This site will sell for you!

Since you are a subscriber, I am offering this opportunity as a "special" thank you for being one of my readers.

Right now is the time to get in.

Opportunities like this to join a solid online business at the very beginning just don't come along every day.

I want you to join me today because you are one of my faithful readers and in fact am offering you this opportunity because I sincerely want you to become successful.

I'm looking forward to being a part of your successful future. If you have any questions about this, please feel free to write me, I'm here to help.


Remember: Big things come from small, but persistant efforts.


“Don't gripe about the flies, if you refuse to take out the trash.”
~ Dave Cole ~


As always, enjoy your life and your day, it's God's great gift to you.



“The blessing of the Lord maketh rich and He adds no sorrow with it.”
~ Proverbs 10:22 ~


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