People Who Found Success Despite Failure…

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Stephen was blindsided. He lost his job. Had nothing to do with him. His employer decided to cut staff. Despite having a wife and two children to care for, he was sent home without notice to face his mortgage, bills, and cover life’s basic needs. Maria left high school, got her first job and now after 3 years feels lost… Continue reading People Who Found Success Despite Failure…

Writer To Entrepreneur: Top 11 Steps To Success…

You can make anything by writing.”–C.S. Lewis Developing your writing craft is not easy. As authors we stick to it because it’s our passion. The zeal with which we are connected is likened to a web but one in which we wish not to escape. Many are the traditional thinking that authors hardly make money, let alone survive while working on their craft. But what … Continue reading Writer To Entrepreneur: Top 11 Steps To Success…

You’ve Got A Dream. Keep It To Yourself–For Now…

Dream. Yep dream but don’t share it. Dream but don’t tell it. Dream but follow the path that lights the way. Joseph the young lad dreamed, but through ignorance he shared with his brothers. They fought, connived, and buried him to rid him of his dream. Buried him they did but he grew to heights above. Twas exactly as he dreamed that they’d bow down … Continue reading You’ve Got A Dream. Keep It To Yourself–For Now…

Comfort Zone Is Beautiful But Nothing Grows There…

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Comfort zone is a beautiful place but nothing ever grows there. Comfort zones…, don’t you just love ’em? I have always taken pride in the care of my skin, especially my face. I just hate it when it looks neglected. When I was 18 years old, I discovered a skincare product that worked. Many years after i moved away, I… Continue reading Comfort Zone Is Beautiful But Nothing Grows There…

Where Are They Now? Here’s One Word Used To Describe Their Journey…

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard A sprint. A jog. A run. A walk. I sat on a bench in the park stretching. I watched health and fitness enthusiasts do what they love. I stretched more, then reflected on life. Where are we now? The tethered years fly by …up close slowly; looking back, it’s a flash. … Continue reading Where Are They Now? Here’s One Word Used To Describe Their Journey…

4 Strategies To Beat The Over-Qualified Syndrome…

The fear they seek becomes their own The Qualified are haunted and hunted by the overqualified syndrome. One recruiter even went so far as to say she would not hire someone who she believes is ‘over-qualified’ for the job. But has that recruiter examined the reason the so-called over-qualified applicant is searching? It could be for a career change. It could be to start a … Continue reading 4 Strategies To Beat The Over-Qualified Syndrome…

When It’s Time For Something New… You Will Feel It.

When it’s time for something new, you will feel it. You will feel a desire to let go, to shed layers, to move, to re-create. You will know because there will be subtle shifts all around you. You will release the old because you are really clearing the path for what’s ahead. Trust the process. Know that life does not take from us anything unless there … Continue reading When It’s Time For Something New… You Will Feel It.

5 Things To Do When Rejection Shatters Your Dream Opportunity…

Years ago I stepped out of my comfort zone. Having not been in the job market for a long time I began my search for a new and meaningful opportunity. With great elation a dream company reached out to me. It was always a goal to work with them. It had great salary, great benefits, and most important – meaningful work. But I would have … Continue reading 5 Things To Do When Rejection Shatters Your Dream Opportunity…

Living In The Past. Looking Through The Rear View Mirror…

Living in the past. Just looking in the Rear view mirror. What good does that do? It seems 5, 10, 15 years after leaving one of the best careers ever you end up just existing. Just stuck. Thinking about the big job that you had in the past. The relationship ended 5, 10, 15 years ago, yet you’re still holding on. Face it darling…it’s over. … Continue reading Living In The Past. Looking Through The Rear View Mirror…

Leadership Is Foresight…

Being a leader is 24-7 job, and educational opportunities to improve yourself are everywhere. Learn from your friends and family and sometimes complete strangers, and you’ll find opportunities at every turn  – Byron Scott and Charles Norris Leader Where are you now and where do you want to be? In the book Slam Dunk Success, Magic Johnson articulated in the Forward that most people think … Continue reading Leadership Is Foresight…