Monthly Archives: March 2016

You don’t have a problem

The past couple of weeks have been quite stressful. I was struggling with a career decision that had been presented to me. For several days I wavered back and forth uncertain which way to go. I knew I could provide … Continue reading

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Strategic planning

When starting a new business the owner will spend much of his or her time working in the business. A plumber who decides to open a plumbing business finds that he is the installer, the service tech, the salesperson, the … Continue reading

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The problem with debt

The most stressful times in my life have revolved around money. Actually, it was the lack of money that was creating the stress. Both times the stress was due to money I had borrowed for different businesses. I learned the … Continue reading

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The microphone is always on

In every election cycle there is at least one embarrassing moment when a politician says something not realizing that the microphone is on. Their handlers usually respond later that their candidate “misspoke” and really didn’t mean what was said. That … Continue reading

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Success is a choice

Rick Pitino is one of the most successful basketball coaches of our time. He is the only coach to take three different schools to the NCAA Final Four and the only one to lead two schools to win the NCAA … Continue reading

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Thinking through your goals

Yesterday’s post examined the importance of SMART goals for every area of your life. Today I want to focus on how to think through your goals to give you the best chance of achieving them. Before doing so I need … Continue reading

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SMART goals

I am a big believer in goal setting. It’s important to have goals for every area of your life: spiritual, personal, family, business, financial. We need both long-term goals, short-term goals and intermediate goals. Goals give you a target. They … Continue reading

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