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4 12, 2018

How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires

By |December 4th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires

NeuPaddy / Pixabay Through November, as families and friends have gathered around the kick-off for the holiday season, one of the biggest stories has been the devastating fires that have destroyed the lives of so many people. As I write this, over 1,000 people are missing, many of them are senior citizens in [...]

22 11, 2018

Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

By |November 22nd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Red Shoes Living, A Thanksgiving Message

I hope you're reading this message today as you are about to celebrate a peaceful, joyful and happy Thanksgiving with your friends and family. It's essential for all of us to remember how fortunate we are in this great country. There's no place I'd rather be because if you work hard, are disciplined and consistent, [...]

15 11, 2018

5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

By |November 15th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on 5 Easy Ways to Get Better at Personal Growth

Pexels / Pixabay There’s a lot of negativity in the world, but I also see that there are many people who want to make their part of it a better place. A quote that’s been attributed to Gandhi was that we should each try to be the change. When each one of us [...]

11 10, 2018

Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

By |October 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Be Aware of What is in Plain Sight; Live a Better Life

jill111 / Pixabay Yesterday I sent a YouTube video to my team that was inspired by the commencement speech of the late David Foster Wallace in 2005 at Kenyon College. If you have less about 10 minutes, I recommend that you watch it, and if you don't possibly have the time to watch [...]

13 09, 2018

Your 3 Choices in Life and 3 Steps to Choose the Best Option

By |September 13th, 2018|blog, news, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Your 3 Choices in Life and 3 Steps to Choose the Best Option

I’ve said for years that there is a natural disaster happening in someone’s life every day. You probably don’t know it, so think about that the next time you are impatient or unkind. Not too long ago, I was having a conversation with an old friend, and he asked me, "Wayne, how do you do [...]

11 09, 2018

A Reflection on the American Heroes of September 11th

By |September 11th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on A Reflection on the American Heroes of September 11th

PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay As I was sitting to write my piece for September 11th, although I thought about writing about one of my usual topics, I felt it essential to write about September 11th, 2001 instead. Incredibly, that day that changed a lot of the way Americans think and launched endless wars and [...]

31 05, 2018

The Importance of Displeasing People and Saying No

By |May 31st, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on The Importance of Displeasing People and Saying No

Recently, I was sitting around with my team, and we were talking about the stories of candidates who wanted to work at our social enterprise. We had a terrific chuckle around the table as we told stories about the people who really should know better. Distance is a Problem For instance, I had a person [...]

17 05, 2018

How to Get Your Money Act Together

By |May 17th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Get Your Money Act Together

Stevebidmead / Pixabay "The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi   Do you sometimes look at others with money and think they have the Midas touch? Do you sit around wondering why [...]

20 03, 2018

Why It is Important to Reinvent Yourself

By |March 20th, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Why It is Important to Reinvent Yourself

geralt / Pixabay A couple of weeks ago, I was reading an article about how Uber has essentially almost pulverized the New York City taxi industry. If you speak to any cabbie these days, you know that they realize their days are numbered. And, even Uber drivers understand that they will lose their [...]

23 01, 2018

Setting A Goal Is Not Enough to Achieve It: Here’s What You Need

By |January 23rd, 2018|blog, personal, Personal Inspiration|Comments Off on Setting A Goal Is Not Enough to Achieve It: Here’s What You Need

stevepb / Pixabay If you surf the net on any given day, you're always going to find articles about goal setting. Why? Because it's important. Goal setting helps you set the stage for what needs to get done regarding your life, career or business goals. However, so many times, mainly when the goal [...]