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We all know the importance of our outlook on life, even in the most dire and desperate circumstances. Nicholas M. Butler, President of Columbia University in the early 1900’s said, “Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.” Butler’s quote certainly relates to the following story. I […]

Discipline Defines Success or Failure

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Harvey Mackay is one of my favorite columnists. A recent article of his discusses the importance of discipline in every aspect of life. Discipline is an essential component of our lives, not only does it build character, it helps us accomplish the goals and dreams that we want to accomplish. My hope is that after […]

May the (work)Force be with you…

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Re-entering the workforce may seem like a daunting task, but don’t fear! I have 4 tips that will help you on your quest to regain employment that works for you. These tips come from an article, I recently found, in USA Weekend titled “4 tips for rejoining the workforce” by Allison O’Kelly of Momcorps. Be […]

Lead with Poise Not Noise

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Lots of people today are good at making noise when they want something. You have probably heard of “Wine and cheese” parties—there are “wine and geez” parties too! Leading with poise seems to be a dying art. President Ronald Regan said, “I have learned that one of the most important rules in politics is poise, […]


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