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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

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

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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

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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

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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