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
Why Deferred Dreams Are Worse Than Failures
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
Building Your Influence Right Where You Are
I came across a pretty cool thought when working on my latest Empowerment Word Wednesday for this week. The word was THRIVE- and two definitions provided best suited my audience of victorious women. Definition 1- Grow or develop well or vigorously and 2- Prosper or flourish. I love the culminating definition, in which I created … Continue reading Building Your Influence Right Where You Are
Scared to Life!
I am so excited I can hardly contain myself. In the words of Julia Roberts, from one of my favorite movies Pretty Woman, "I could almost pee in my pants"! For now I'll just cross my legs instead but you get the general idea. There's no new man, great job opportunity, fancy foreign car in my … Continue reading Scared to Life!
How to get it all done during the Holidays
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
Where is the Black Man’s Support System?
I've discovered that when I work out alone I do better to listen to something inspirational, educational or motivational rather than simply music. It seems to keep my focus on the content rather than the workout which makes it go by much faster. Today was no different but when I attempted to listen to one … Continue reading Where is the Black Man’s Support System?
The PINNACLE Only Comes with the CLIMB!
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!
Is Your Support As Big As Your Circle?
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?