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
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!
Have you ever looked at a successful person and asked yourself "How are they able to get so much done?" Although we all have the same 24 hours, 1440 minutes and 86,400 seconds in a day, many of us spend over 15 hours of it in wasted, unplanned and unproductive time. The most successful people … Continue reading 10 Time Saving Principles for Working Moms
If you've ever had to host overnight guest during a Holiday season like Thanksgiving or Christmas then you know the level of planning, cleaning, scheduling and preparation necessary to ensure a successful visit for your family and guests. When you have a family of your own your normal routine doesn't allow for much room to … Continue reading How to get it all done during the Holidays
Today I had the honor and privilege to do a mountain hike of Crowder's Mountain NC with my seventeen year old daughter, my girlfriend for her 45th birthday and 3 additional ladies that I met for the first time this morning. It had been 22 years since the last time I hiked and I … Continue reading The PINNACLE Only Comes with the CLIMB!
This quote speaks volumes to me especially in this season of my life. As the diagram to the right illustrates there are various levels to your circle of friends. Friendships are something that I hold near and dear. I know a lot of people but there are very FEW that I would call a … Continue reading Is Your Support As Big As Your Circle?