1st post here.
I was reading everything, and there is some really good advice in here.
I have to second the 7 Habits suggestion... that book changed my life!
To Gabriel, I wanted to put things in perspective:
Think of where you want to, and now think of all the way you have to travel before you get there.
NOW, think of where you are at the present, and all you the progress you have made from 3 years ago when you started.
Will write more later... need to go put out some fires @ w0r|<