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How Well Do You See the Big Picture?

The following is an excerpt from a blog post from author and leadership guru John C. Maxwell.  German statesman Konrad Adenauer said  “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” If you desire to seize new opportunities and open new horizons, then you need to add big-picture thinking […]

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Life is no gift box

Recently I’ve had conversations with friends that further confirm that I’m an adult. If it was not clear already, it’s clear now. I won’t go into the details of the conversations, but I walked away thinking that life isn’t that perfect package that we dreamed of when we were younger. No one finds the man/woman […]

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Living in the AND

“You need to find a way to scratch that itch without completely jumping ship. – J.Forde Recently a friend told me that I needed to find a way to scratch my travel itch without completely jumping ship. What she meant was that I need to find a more scaled down way to satisfy that need […]

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Are YOU your biggest hater?

Lately the world seems to be full of haters according to those 25 and younger. If you listen to music and status updates on social networking sites, you’d think that “hating on people” was a full-time, well paying job.  This is not a new profession, it’s just talked about more than ever. Everyone is faced […]

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The Zero Hour Workweek

“Be yourself, because everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde Many of us say that we would love to have a zero hour workweek without thinking about what that really means. Is it that we don’t have to get up and go to work everyday or that we’re getting paid to do something we love? I […]

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Invest in yourself

“Invest in yourself. How you invest your time determines your return on life.” – Jullien Gordon T’is the season of giving and thinking about others in need. While giving to others is important, don’t lose yourself in others so much that you forget to take stock in yourself. Invest in yourself personally by buying yourself […]

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Go ahead and decide!

Go ahead and decide. Making a decisions will not get easier by putting it off until later. When a decision is called for, go ahead and make it. If you keep your options open for too long, those options will no longer be available to you. Choose one option based on the best information you […]

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