Words to the Wise

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DOING WHAT COMES NATURALLY

Our society has always placed the emphasis on "improvement needed" highlighting our weaknesses instead of identifying and improving our strengths.  Therefore, most of us grew up trying to improve upon our weaknesses while underestimating our strengths.  That put the emphasis on what we didn't have instead of what we did have.  Read More...

Lead with your strengths

HATE NETWORKING?

Think of it a different way.  Networking is about giving and making strangers into friends and trusted friends into clients or collaborators.  Networking is also about you finding trusted service providers for your business.  Ask yourself: What don’t you like about networking? Read more on my blog link..

networking...it's all about me...not!

NEED A LIFT?

When you open your eyes in the morning, the first thing you should do is to thank God for at least 3 things for which you are grateful. This practice can eventually spread to your whole day.  Try it for a month and you will see a change in your attitude.  Your attitude will determine your altitude on a daily basis.  “You can be happy no matter what happens in your day as long as you do not allow people or life’s circumstance control your attitude.”  Don’t worry; be grateful and then you’ll be happy  Read more on my blog…

It's All about the "thank you" and the "give"

E-Z GOAL SETTING

We all know change can be energizing, but it can also be hard to achieve, especially on a personal level.  However, anytime is a great time to get serious about what we want to accomplish and what change we want to bring to our lives.  To change anything, we need to start by establishing goals. Let’s look at just three steps to setting and attaining your goals. These steps are commitment, written goals, and assigned time frames.  Read more…

E-Z steps to setting goals

GOT A BUSINESS IDEA?

Before you endeavor to invest your time and money into a business, you need to ask yourself several keys questions. When you do, you should then seek professional advice in order to create a detailed business plan.  Most banks will require this from you if you need an initial small business loan.  Don’t go it alone and don’t go unprepared.  Plan your work, work your plan.  Read more on my blog.Link to mini business plan

Creating a mini-business-plan outline

FINDING YOUR SWEET SPOT

To identify our “sweet spot” we first need to identify our gifts.  As we discover these gifts, they will develop into a passion. When we can articulate our gifts and passions, we can begin to build our lives around them, better assisting us to enter the sweet zone of our lives.  Read more….

"When opportunity knocks, should I answer?"

More Words to the Wise

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IT'S ABOUT THE DASH

We can’t predict or control the dates on our grave stone, but we certainly can control what happens during the dash, that is, the days of our lives.  This newsletter is based on that dash, or the legacy you will leave behind. Read more on my blog link to ….

IT'S ABOUT THE DASH