By now the average person has made a decision to commit to a set of goals, resolutions or strategic steps which they feel will give them the best leverage to achieving success. Vision Boards encourage participants to cut and paste a visual representation of who they want to become, what they want to attain or … Continue reading 7 Steps to Help Achieve Your Vision Board Goals
If there is one thing, I know plenty about, it's the aftermath of losing a job. It doesn't matter whether you were fired, laid off or just go so fed up with the environment that you quit. The result is still the same in the mindset of most, failure. Sometimes failure is not what has resulted but rather an opportunity. It all depends on what your thoughts are around the circumstances. I've been laid off three times and fired once. Everyone won't respond the same way, but I recall feelings of hurt, disappointment, frustration, humiliation, distrust, anger, sadness, joy, hope and even excitement. The key is to never allow the … Continue reading 10 Things to Maintain Your Sanity After Losing a Job!
Several months ago I purchased a Rubik Cube for my twelve-year-old. I could recall how time-consuming it was for me as a child to figure out how to solve one side than months later two sides before ultimately only getting as high as three sides without a solution. We would practice on the bus, at … Continue reading Revolutions of Modern Technology
Back in the days when I used to work for a third-party benefits administrator I provided information to clients regarding their pensions. One of the options of retirement allows a person at full retirement age (62-67 depending on the plan) to continue working even though they may be fully vested and able to receive their … Continue reading Why Deferred Dreams Are Worse Than Failures
Did you know that your mind is racing faster when you initially awake than at any other time period of the day? It is during these first 20-30 minutes in which researchers have discovered that innovative ideas, strategies and problem solving answers are brought to the forefront of the human mind. So how you use … Continue reading Create Greater Success by Commanding your Morning!
Ten years ago I had a fresh idea that I knew was downloaded directly from God. I began executing on what I believed were the next vital steps into creating my "dream" into the ultimate opportunity. I had just relocated back to my home town with four kids, no job and literally no money. Although … Continue reading 10 Steps to your “What If You Can?”
These are the beginning steps of the final destination to reach the pinnacle of Crowder's Mountain at the Crowders Mountain State Park. We began the journey at the Linwood Road Access point and chose to take the 0.91 mile hike one way to the 1,705 foot view of the 25 miles of piedmont horizon. I … Continue reading Do this the next time you hike!
When your twelve-year-old asks to bake cookies and you already have your hands full with packing up leftovers and washing dishes after your dinner guests have left, you may opt to respond as I did by simply stating "You are old enough to read the directions and follow instructions. The butter is already soft and … Continue reading Mess or Master Piece?
Many people may suggest that the current age of social media is a prime opportunity to pursue a new relationship or meet someone who they would otherwise never run into in person. I agree that it opens doors to expand ones' horizons on the dating scene but it can also be very misleading, deceptive and … Continue reading Warning signs of Internet Love Scams!
Rothschild's Slipper Orchid is the most expensive orchid in the world. Nicknamed "Gold of Kinabalu Orchid", it grows on the slope of Mt. Kinabalu in Malaysia and is an endangered species. It is illegal to pick the Orchid even though there may be a few still accessible at the Kinabalu National Park so if you … Continue reading Become a Gold Kinabalu Orchid!