Do I Have Courage Or Confidence?

How do you know if you have confidence or courage?  These two words are usually used in place of each other.  The truth is that confidence is different from courage.  They have slight differences that make them indispensable tools when we find ourselves facing Continue reading “Do I Have Courage Or Confidence?”

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The 3 Stages Of Parenting

Don’t Fret!  I know (first hand) that parenting can be a daunting daily challenge.  I can sometimes get caught up in the  rules and laws of maintaining structure in their lives.  Instead of parenting, I begin policing my kids through Continue reading “The 3 Stages Of Parenting”

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Brave Sophia Benner Explains Black Doll Purchase

A young white girl did something small that had a huge impact around the world.  She explained to a Target cashier, why it should be okay for her to buy a black doll.  Her mother published a post that has since gone viral on Facebook, amassing more than 130,000 shares and over Continue reading “Brave Sophia Benner Explains Black Doll Purchase”

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5 CEO Status Productivity Hacks

What does it take to be a productivity CEO?  Well, let’s find out.  These are 5 of the best productivity hacks shared by some top Chief Executives.

1. Eat Those Elephant Tasks

Successful entrepreneurs don’t let big tasks scare them.  They find a way to chop the huge tasks into manageable actions. Smaller tasks are executed far more quickly than intimidating ones.  When explaining this concept, I usually ask, “How do you eat an elephant?”  Faces twisted in rubbery expressions of confusion as I answer, “One Continue reading “5 CEO Status Productivity Hacks”

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4 Awesome Business Start Up Links

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I am an avid supporter of Entrepreneurs.  I believe we can never reach our fullest potential on a job.  There are more reasons why, than I have space to write.  Long story short:  If you want to write your own checks then you have to Continue reading “4 Awesome Business Start Up Links”

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The Secret How A Catholic School Hit The $24 Million Jackpot

What do a Catholic School and Mega Millions Jackpot have in common?  Hopefully–NOTHING!  However, Saint Francis High School, founded in 1954, won big on what many of us would call a Tech-Investment Gamble.

Back in 2012, the board of the Saint Francis High School in Mountain View, California, (SFHSMV) invested $15,000 in seed money for Continue reading “The Secret How A Catholic School Hit The $24 Million Jackpot”

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5 Ways To Supercharge Your Down Time

If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably the type of person that is always on the move. You have a long list of things that you have to do, yet the pool of time to accomplish them is shrinking with each tick of the clock. You shouldn’t lose your mind over this though. Rest and relaxation have their place in our sprint to Continue reading “5 Ways To Supercharge Your Down Time”

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8 Powerful Business Marketing Ideas

Use Social Media Emoji to do Human Business

You are a real person.  Your customers are real people, too.  Using emoji on social media can help you connect with them, as this post by Continue reading “8 Powerful Business Marketing Ideas”

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4 Success Myths Holding You Back

Are you struggling with your success-journey?  You may be holding yourself back by buying into some common success myths.  The After reading this post I thought it would be beneficial to everyone if I shared a post from one of my favorite Continue reading “4 Success Myths Holding You Back”

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How To Deal With Huge Mistakes?


So you spilled some coffee on your supervisor, took too long on a personal call, or promised a little too much to an angry customer. Did you wreck your Dad’s car?  That sounds serious.  First of all, take a deep breath.  Hey, we all make mistakes.  Even the best leaders Continue reading “How To Deal With Huge Mistakes?”

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4 Questions Tell If You’re Wasting Time

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As you already know, I am a strong advocate for simplifying your life at the start of every year.  I believe this is more important and effective than the traditional New Year’s Resolutions.  One of the greatest hindrances to starting the year off is a Continue reading “4 Questions Tell If You’re Wasting Time”

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Turn The Other Cheek Still Wins Today


Rakeem Jones, a 26 year-old black man, was sucker-elbowed by John Franklin Mc Graw, a 78 year-old white man at a Trump rally in Fayetteville, N.C. Thank you, Rakeem, for having enough dignity to not descend to retaliating then.   Because of your restraint, African Americans have “A Different Example” on how to respond to racial persecution (although it has been reported that the attack wasn’t motivated by race).

Jesus knew that violence didn’t really solve problems.  He gave this instruction, “But I say, do not resist an evil person! If someone slaps you on the right cheek, offer the other cheek also. (Matthew 5:39)”

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This Works Better Than New Year’s Resolutions


“Woo Hoo!” Squinting as we brush confetti off of our faces and blow pieces of glitter from our lips.  The glorious celebration is over.  The season of hoping for the best is finished.  Now it’s time to give Continue reading “This Works Better Than New Year’s Resolutions”

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How The Government Is Giving You Better Money?

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Get ready because your money is about to change.  I mean, literally.  The U.S. Treasury is undergoing a financial transformation.  This consists of redesign of the $20, $10, and $5 bills.  The Treasury is responsible for maintaining a Continue reading “How The Government Is Giving You Better Money?”

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How To Start Seeing The Best In The Worst Person












We all have different personalities.  Sometimes we fall into a rut trying to deal with annoying people.  Some have even declared all-out war against us, meeting our gestures of kindness with unnecessary antagonism.

You can completely change a person. I heard through the grapevine that this is impossible.  Not true.  Do you want to know how you can change a person, without them doing a thing? By far, the best ways to Continue reading “How To Start Seeing The Best In The Worst Person”

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Am I Too Sensitive?


Our brain processes unimaginable amounts of data every second.  Most of us are unaware of these insignificant sensory inputs.  Some people seem to be numb to the world around them.  They walk around not even knowing that they are in clear and present danger or that Continue reading “Am I Too Sensitive?”

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7 Steps To Build Self Confidence


Are bold as a Lion or as timid as a Turtle?  Do you have the confidence to face your giants or do you retreat inward to your  shell, hoping that no one rolls you around too much?  Our days wind on without much thought, until one day you wake up and realize that for the years you were Continue reading “7 Steps To Build Self Confidence”

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What’s The Difference: Trademark, Copyright, Patent?


Patents, copyrights and trademarks provide protection for owners of intellectual property.  As our world becomes more digital and informational, we place greater value on Continue reading “What’s The Difference: Trademark, Copyright, Patent?”

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Decision ’16

Clinton, Trump pick up big wins

As we start this day, this historic day, we take each step knowing that only one Presidential Candidate, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, will win the 2016 Election.  This has been one of the most heated, bare-knuckle

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Before There’s Another Police Shooting…

OMG!  I had to share this as soon as I saw it.

Canada’s police officers are on to something. There is a program started, which arms police officers with a subtle yet powerful tool. They are armed with positive reinforcement.  The police force is authorized to reward “the right behavior.”  Which may seem like a waste of time on the surface.

Those who know the long-term social and psychological benefits of such a small (and relatively inexpensive) Continue reading “Before There’s Another Police Shooting…”

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