Business Development

ANALYZE - BUDGET - GROW

Let’s talk about a very important subject: money. Of course, money isn’t the most important thing in the world, but if you think about it the most important things in life take a lot of money. So if one can learn to be better with their money and let their money work for them, they

Personal Development

How to Be Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise” – Benjamin Franklin Good habits in the three areas mentioned in the quote above help so much in creating great results in life. Good intentions don’t create good results, good habits do. At the beginning of this calendar year, we encouraged

Personal Development

Fuel Your Success

We believe that everyone has greatness inside. Sometimes people just need to be reminded of their potential. So please consider this blog a friendly reminder that you were created for greatness and are gifted in so many ways. You just need to remember to unpack those gifts, develop them and use them with confidence.    When

Business Development

How to Master Productive Communication in Different Types of Relationships

Many leadership and self-help books mention that relationships rise or fall based on communication. When you’re communicating well, things seem to go better than they do when you’re communicating poorly. Therefore, all interpersonal connections, whether personal or professional, can benefit from improved communication skills. Here are a few tips to help you master communication with

Business Development

Characteristics of a Good Leader

As we were rising up in life and in business, we were encouraged to be students of people, communication, and success. We began to focus on interpersonal skills, which included both personal and situational awareness. Personal awareness means that you are intentionally tuned in to the way you are coming across to others. Situational awareness

Lifestyle Development

How to To Be a Solution Seeker

As blessed as we are to see the midpoint of yet another year, it’s no secret that 2020 has presented us all with plenty of unique challenges. Seemingly overnight, many people’s lives were turned into piles of scattered puzzle pieces in need of reassembling. Whether you’re dealing with the pandemic, a job change, or a

Adventure

Breaking out of Your Comfort Zone

“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.”-Dale Carnegie In our last blog, we talked about the concept of fear (false evidence appearing real). This time around, we’d like to expand on that by encouraging you to confront those fears and abandon the familiar. Many times, your comfort zone only exists because other people put

Lifestyle Development

You Can Overcome

Over time, stress, anxiety and small annoyances can build up and reduce your overall quality of life. When these factors become overwhelming, they can cause a lot of overthinking that can rob you of your joy. However, this doesn’t have to continue. We’ve talked about the RESET button before, but the STOP button is equally

Lifestyle Development

Hit The Reset Button

If you had $86,400 and someone stole $10 from you, would you be so upset that you throw away the remaining $86,390 in hopes of getting back at the person that stole the $10? Or would you move on and make the most of the money you have left? Hopefully, you would move on. Well,

Lifestyle Development

Playing to Win

We’re coming to the end of another great year. Congratulations on making it through all the good, bad and ugly that this year threw at you. Right now is the perfect time to look back at this year’s experiences and reflect, because experience is not the best teacher; evaluated experience is. Take a moment to

Lifestyle Development

Step on the Gas and Shift Gears

When on the highway to success, we all are on a different road. If you’re getting something started, no one’s gone before you, or you’re one of a kind, your highway may start as a dirt road – rocky, uncharted and still under construction. But for most of us, that’s not the case. We didn’t

Lifestyle Development

Dream it – Believe it – Achieve it

Past: The Backstory In 1989, I was a ten-year-old kid, watching the latest action film: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In that movie, Indiana Jones set out on an adventure to find his father who was on the hunt for the Holy Grail. During one of the desert scenes, Indiana encountered a canyon, with

Personal Development

The Power of Association

I’m sure you can think of people you grew up with from middle school, high school and even college, that for whatever reason, didn’t go down the best path. Or, if you’re a younger person, maybe you’ve seen it happen to your elders – family, friends, or friends of your parents. While these groups of

Personal Development

Focus

Something interesting happens when you shine a beam of light on a wall. The further away you are, the bigger and dimmer the light appears. The closer you are, the smaller and brighter that same light seems. Similarly, when further away, the light will shine on many things. But the closer you are, the more

Personal Development

Overcoming, Breaking Through, and Reaching Your Potential

If you are reading this, that means you made it through another year of life. Wow, what a blessing! Many of us look forward to setting goals to help us improve upon last year’s accomplishments. But in order to move forward, we must first reflect on the past. A year of life can be a

Personal Development

Insight on How Positive Words Can Lead to Positive Results

Words >> Thoughts >> Actions >> Results These days, it sometimes seems that unfavorable topics garner the most attention. Being constantly bombarded with the negative is unhealthy for both your mental health and confidence. If we speak positive words, we’ll see positive results. To the contrary, if we speak negatively, we’ll reap negative results. If

Personal Development

3 Tips for Using List Making for Time Management

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst (William Penn). We often feel there aren’t enough hours in the day, but fail to implement changes to positively impact the next 24. Busy days and hurried nights can leave you feeling frazzled and unproductive, so how can you break the cycle? The answer

Personal Development

Quitting Isn’t Always a Bad Thing…

More likely than not, you were taught as a child not to quit. The phrases of, “quitters never win” and “don’t be a quitter” were drilled into your head time and time again. While perseverance is an extremely valuable attribute to have – and one that heavily contributes to accomplishing just about anything – it is

Lifestyle Development

A Few Tips to Help You Be a More Productive Person

It is important to realize that just because you are being active, doesn’t necessarily mean that you are being productive. Your day may be busy and full of activities, but are you achieving what you want or what needs to be accomplished every day? You might wonder how some people seem to be able to

Personal Development

3 Insights to Keep in Mind to Help You Reach Your Goals

There is a common misconception that resolutions should only be made at the start of a new year. However, this mindset causes us to miss out on all the opportunities to consciously better ourselves throughout all 12 months. Instead of saving your resolutions to better yourself for the new year and putting off your goals,

Personal Development

You Can Be Santa Claus All Year Long

The spirit of giving is in full effect during the holiday season. Food drives, soup kitchens, and gift donations are held by all kinds of organizations during this time of year. Not to mention, the Christmas season calls for hours on end searching for the perfect gift to give to the people you love the

Lifestyle Development

3 Steps to Take Control of Your Life

Most people grew up being taught that attending college, graduating with a degree and finding a job in a field we love will put us on a path to success. In other words, the world teaches us to pick something we want to do, and hopefully, it leads to the life we want to live.

Global Development

3 Ways You Can Make a Global Impact

When someone talks about making a global impact, nine times out of ten people assume this is in reference to some kind of international mission trip or a certain philanthropy who funds projects in third-world countries. And while these are both forms of making a global impact, they are not the only forms. In fact,

Personal Development

Why You Need to Be the Penny

If you were approached by someone who offered you one million dollars to walk away with right then and there or to take one penny now and double the worth every day over the course of a month, which option would you choose? Most people would be quick to jump to the immediate one million

Business Development

How To Overcome Your Excuses For Giving Up

We all know how easy it is to talk ourselves out of plans that seem a little too risky, a bit too scary, or maybe just downright impossible. Instead of pushing through the moments when we feel lost confused, and discouraged, it’s easier to convince ourselves that we had our sights set a little too

Business Development

What Makes a Remarkable Leader?

What makes a remarkable leader? And, on the flipside, what makes a leader remarkable? The answer to these two inverted questions is really quite simple. It all comes down to three basic factors that almost all remarkable leaders have in common—and those factors are what makes them truly remarkable. The three factors that make remarkable

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Is the Success of a Mentoring Relationship Really Up to the Mentor?

Success in a mentoring relationship may seem like it would, by default, be up to the mentor. The mentor is, after all, the leader in the relationship. Shouldn’t it be their responsibility to ensure that the mentee is successful? Shouldn’t it rest on the mentor’s shoulders if the mentorship doesn’t prove fruitful? No, the answer

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