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Can You Afford to Spend Your Time on That?

Can You Afford to Spend Your Time on That?

I went to an appointment today and the person I was supposed to meet with was over an hour late. She was so late I had to go to another appointment and then drive the 17 miles back to her office for our 15-minute meeting. I’m not sure whether I’m more ticked about having to…

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When Was the Last Time You Negotiated with Life

When Was the Last Time You Negotiated with Life

“Life, are you there?” “Yes. I’m always here.” “Right. Could we negotiate a couple of things?” “Like, what?” “Let’s start with the gym…” In a constant battle with your life? Starting with being 15 minutes behind when your day begins? You’re not alone. Read on… You can try to negotiate with Life, but Life always…

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You Have the Ability to Conquer the Summit

You Have the Ability to Conquer the Summit

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” ― Winston Churchill Wanting it all today sets your mind up for failure. Standing at the base of that mountain, the summit can seem unattainable. At the base of the climb, those lofty goals can change your mind from “I…

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In the End, Don’t We Really All Want the Same Thing

In the End, Don't We Really All Want the Same Thing

The constant political battle in the United States is exhausting. My wife’s tactic is to get me to turn off the news, it’s just too negative for her. “I figure you will tell me if something happens that I need to know about.” – Wife Smart move on her part, as I put on my…

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Do You Need to Purchase a Genuine College Education

Do You Need to Purchase a Genuine College Education

If you’re going to Hawaii and want to save some money, skip the flight and just drive there. Problem solved? Of course not. It doesn’t make sense. Sometimes obtaining a formal education makes the same amount of sense. Certain employment requires a “ticket” to get there. Others may welcome you on a bicycle with open…

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Why You Need to Let Your Kids Punish Themselves

Why You Need to Let Your Kids Punish Themselves

Parents. Yes, you and you. Gather round. I have a little trick for you that’s going to blow your Parenting Mind! In my hand, I’m holding the power to dole out punishment. Closing this hand I say the magic words: waka waka kersplunken hooey! Now, open your hand. Go ahead, check it out. You now…

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Are You Putting in the Parenting to Raise Awesome Kids?

Are You Putting in the Parenting to Raise Awesome Kids

Parenting is hard. – Captain “Rusty” Obvious There’s irony in the saying, “Parenting doesn’t come with a manual.” When in actuality, there are around a gazillion different books out there on parenting. Okay, maybe not a gazillion. It may only be about a bajillion; give or take a baker’s dozen. With all the information available,…

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Choose to Be as Happy as the Happiest Couple Ever

Choose to Be as Happy as the Happiest Couple Ever

Soulmates. Destiny. Made for each other. Once in a lifetime. Sighhhh…HOGWASH. Though I consider myself a romantic, I don’t buy into the above-listed notions. I don’t believe there is only one person out there for you. Do you have the guts to keep reading this…good! Hold on and let’s get to it… [bctt tweet=”Any two…

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How to Work for “The Man” and Pick His Pockets

How to Work for The Man and Pick His Pockets

“Fight the man!” I yell. “But don’t we work for The Man?” my coworker asks. “Yes, yes we do,” I reply, my fist still in the air. “So basically, we’re fighting against ourselves?” he continues to test my reasoning. “That’s right,” I concede and punch him in the arm. I’m not advocating violence, though if…

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Facebook Is Wiping Its Tears With Cash

Facebook Is Wiping Its Tears With Cash

Did you hear? The sky is falling, the sky is falling! Yep, that’s what I heard too. So I went outside and looked up. Guess what I saw? The sky was, well, still in the sky. There were, however, a few small pieces of #deletefacebook scattered on the ground. I just stepped over them and…

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