Big Dreams Require Big Effort and Focus

I here people talking about their dreams and ambitions.  I ask students at school what they are going to do when they graduate high school and get these answers.  I am going to be a doctor, lawyer, scientist, professional football player, pro basketball player, police officer, fire fighter and so many more.  I love toContinue reading “Big Dreams Require Big Effort and Focus”

10 Quotes to Inspire You

Today I am giving you 10 quotes to inspire, motivate, encourage and help you change where you are in life. You can be what you want to be if your challenge yourself, push yourself to live your dreams and accomplish your goals. Living a successful life requires hard work, dedication, determination, discipline and courage. AllowingContinue reading “10 Quotes to Inspire You”

86,400 Seconds A Day To Make A Difference

Today is my birthday and we have lots of activity planned so I will make todays coaching and leadership post short and to the point.  I am continuing to write about leading, coaching and teaching people.  The great basketball coach Jimmy Valvano was dynamic and took a group of average guys to the top ofContinue reading “86,400 Seconds A Day To Make A Difference”

Eight Practices of Successful Leaders and Coaches

Today we are continuing the series on successful coaching, leading and mentoring of people.  Being successful as a leader, mentor, father, mother, coach, teacher, pastor, business owner or whatever your title is requires a skill set that is constantly developed as you become the best you can.  As I look back at my career asContinue reading “Eight Practices of Successful Leaders and Coaches”

Standing Strong and Upholding Your Values in Troubling Times

Today I am discussing the importance of standing strong to you values, morals and belief system during times of trouble, struggle and strife.  Unfortunately, we are living in a time of moral, political, faith based and other belief systems that have led to a division among friends, family and co-workers.  I have friends that haveContinue reading “Standing Strong and Upholding Your Values in Troubling Times”

Ten Ways to Change Your Financial Situation in 2021

Today I am giving some sound basic principles about small ways you can change your financial situation, save money, save on fees and avoid credit related issues as we all push into 2021 with new financial, personal and career minded goals. For me personally, I am at the point of mid 50’s and really workingContinue reading “Ten Ways to Change Your Financial Situation in 2021”

Top Ten Skills Needed for Success In Todays World of Work

Today we are talking about ten essential job and life skills that are a must in todays world of work to remain competitive, grow and drive your life and career to meet your financial goals.  Most of these come with time, energy, experience and just putting in the hours on the job learning.  As aContinue reading “Top Ten Skills Needed for Success In Todays World of Work”

Leaving 2020 and Moving into 2021- My Must Do’s

Some of my readers may or may not know that 2020 was a very tough year for me and my family.  I personally have battled heart issues, covid and other sickness since September of 2020.  I had three hospital stays, a couple of real scares as far as living another day and this has tookContinue reading “Leaving 2020 and Moving into 2021- My Must Do’s”