How Wanting More Can Block Your Blessings

You ever had one of those moments where someone kindly “tells you about yourself”? And you really had absolutely no idea that you were doing anything wrong only to have that person caringly tell you otherwise.That’s why I believe that we should surround ourselves with people who will be honest and tell us what we need to hear and not what we always want to hear. The latter sounds nicer but how can you become better if you cannot accept constructive criticism?...more

Grand Opening: 5 Things Every Business Should Have in Place before Opening

The first impression of your business after opening is very important. You want consumers to remember your grand opening as something memorable and free from problems. This is why you need to prepare carefully and not rush the process. Every business should have five things in place before opening.Integrated Inventory System...more

9 Habits of Exceptionally Talented People

In his book, The Compound Effect, Darren Hardy says that if you do simple, little, daily habits, that over time you will wind up successful....more

Day 12: NaBloPoMo; Writers Block and How I Deal

Typically I don't have a problem with writer's block.  Usually, I get mad that I have to stop writing and go to work. Since I'm never writing when the best ideas come, I'm always jotting ideas down and making notes.  My friend at witty word smith came up with some personal notebooks for the writers association and calls them itty-bitty Brainstorm Dissipation Prevention Devices.   Yeah, I need that....more

The spice of success

Success is like a jar of chillies – what you eat today might burn your arse tomorrow!!In response to:Daily Prompt: The Spice of SuccessIf “failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” (Truman Capote), how spicy do you like your success stories?...more

10 Signs You've Outgrown Your Job

It happens to many of us at some point: We hit a wall in our work and aren’t sure of what next steps to take....more
That feeling in the morning when you start making up excuses why not to go to work, but you get ...more


 HABITS and SUCCESS.....WHAT WE DO DAILY CREATES OUR LONG TERM SUCCESSES.... Habits can become like a marriage.....Great daily habits tend to hook up with Success.....Longterm Success and Daily Habits go together......I don't watch much TV....I think most of it is garbage.....but I do watch one well known talent show and love it.....The people who succeeded all had something in common.....GREAT DAILY in and day out....year in and year out......Doing what they loved to do....over and over and over.........more

Success Can Kill You - Book Review & Giveaway

Recently, I was contacted by former Missouri House Speaker, Rod Jetton. He has written a book describing how he went from being a rather powerful man in the state of Missouri, to facing state and federal charges, losing his family, and community. Mr. Jetton's hope is that through his fall and the telling of his story, he can help others not follow a similar path....more

It’s Not Enough to Hear the Warning Noises, You Have to Listen

Have you ever noticed the noises that accompany imminent failure? The squeak of your brakes. The rattle in your attic fan. The loud buzzing in your refrigerator. These noises usually start without warning, but almost always indicate something is wrong. Like mechanical shouts in your face, these sounds want and need your attention....more


TRUE SUCCESS……True Success is not somewhere in the future waiting for us…….True success is not when we perfect our lives as we think they should look like….True success is not when we achieve our elusive goals…..No True success is not out there waiting for us……because True Success in here now……...more