The 80 20 Rule
Dec22

The 80 20 Rule

Today I was listening to an audio lesson on the 80/20 rule.  You know, the 20% of the people do 80% of the work concept. In my experience I have found this rule to be pretty much true to life.  Granted the percentages may be off a little and this isn’t a math lesson or a post about absolutes.   Mainly though, as a rule most people are lazy and a few people are go-getters and/or over achievers.  The majority are more than happy and...

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The Word Love Is Overused
Jun14

The Word Love Is Overused

Love – Dictionary.com defines Love in part as “a profoundly tender, passionate affection for another person, a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child or friend. It is also defined as a verb to have a strong liking for; take great pleasure in: to love music. It is the latter that I would like to talk about today. Some people use the word “love” as much as I would use the word eat, hungry, or...

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Watching Vlogs Like The Shaytards?
Jun07

Watching Vlogs Like The Shaytards?

A Vlog, video blog defined by Urban Dictionary as “A journalistic video documentation on the web of a person’s life, thoughts, opinions and interests” YouTube has give just about everyone a video voice. A way to express who you are and what you do on a daily basis, it is also a great avenue to share informational and how-to training type videos. Some people and families have become famous and very popular by sharing on YouTube....

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Cat’s In The Cradle
Nov17

Cat’s In The Cradle

This last week a friend of mine worked all day Sunday in addition to working a full 5-day week.  His company requested he perform this work on Sunday because it needed to be performed during “non-production” hours.   Sure my friend could have said “no” but it may have been at the cost of any future promotions, how he is looked at as a “team player” or maybe even his employment at the company.  Basically he was scared to say “no”. His...

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Priority Determines Capacity – Time Management
Feb22

Priority Determines Capacity – Time Management

How many times have you said to yourself or someone else “I don’t have enough time to do…”? During a recent money management coaching session I had a woman who was totally overwhelmed.  She felt her life was so busy that the mention of just tracking her daily expenses put her into tears and she proclaimed “I can’t do another thing, my day is too full as it is.” Sound familiar?  Is your day so...

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‘Single Creek’ A Documentary Not Just For Singles
Jun28

‘Single Creek’ A Documentary Not Just For Singles

Are you single?  Divorced?  Widowed?    Maybe single or divorced by choice.  You may want to be in a relationship but are not and certainly if you have lost your spouse to death you experienced an unplanned life long hurt. Regardless of your situation Single Creek is a thought provoking and inspirational film. Produced by an old classmate of mine, Chris Lang, it is an open discussion by individuals who are living a single life for...

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