Category Archives: Success

Learn from other’s mistakes

I’ve enjoyed doing a lot of different things in my life. Since getting out of the Navy I have worked in a factory, farmed, sold seed corn, pastored a church, served in a ministry position in our denomination, owned and … Continue reading

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Stay motivated

Several years ago I attended a motivational event that featured a number of well-known individuals speaking on their specialties. The primary speaker, in my opinion, was Zig Ziglar. I had heard him on a number of occasions give the same … Continue reading

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The Failure of Socialism

Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. He is a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist who ran on a very progressive platform. His defeat to Clinton was all but certain due to certain policies the Democratic National Convention established … Continue reading

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Social Media Advice

Another MLB pitcher has been found to have offensive tweets on his Twitter account. Although these tweets are several years old, they are likely to result in some type of action from Major League Baseball. This is the second such … Continue reading

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Stop Wasting Money

A lot of people complain about needing more money to live, but the truth is that many people have enough money to live quite well if they would stop wasting it. I occasionally buy storage units when people have defaulted … Continue reading

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Life-Long Learning

In 1996 I retired from a factory where I had worked for 30 years. In our last union contract we had won a 30-and-out plan making anyone eligible for retirement after working there 30 years. The way my dates worked … Continue reading

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It’s OK to Have Fun at Work

We had a great time at our auction this past Tuesday evening. Not only did we sell a lot of really great items, we had a lot of fun doing it. I have four people work the auction ring while … Continue reading

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