Reinvent Your Future!

Reinvent Your Future! Almost 30 years ago, Verne Tyler was a rising executive for E.F. Hutton, earning a comfortable six-figure salary on track to be the company’s CEO. But he wasn’t happy. “I knew that I was called to do something more significant in life,” he says. Part of the problem was his company’s focus […]

Declare War on Your Thoughts

Declare War on Your Thoughts “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill You’ve received a mostly positive review, with one criticism that ruins your day and sticks with you months later. Sound familiar? As humans we tend to accentuate the negatives. Psychologists call […]

Why Faith Belongs in Your Workplace

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”110″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582276049700{padding-top: 20px !important;}”]It may be uncomfortable for some to acknowledge, but faith has become an increasing force in the workplace.  Faith practices and diversity are on the rise in the United States, and the combination of these trends has created the need for employers to accommodate practices once considered inappropriate in the […]

Want to Be the Best? Compete Against Yourself.

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”107″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text]A sense of competition must be inbred as part of our primitive instinct to achieve predominance, because all of us have it. Most think of competition as trying to best a person or team. But what if we lived alone on an island? Would our sense of competition diminish? Would we only […]

The Most Essential Attribute Needed to Achieve Personal Excellence – And 9 Ways to Get It

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”104″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582275791240{padding-top: 20px !important;}”]Debra sat before her manager in tears. After almost two weeks of sales training, she could no longer bear the pressures. Debra passed her tests, she even excelled at some presentations, but she didn’t participate much with the class, and worst of all, after she stood outside an Operating […]

Why We Should Stop Trying to Impress Others

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”102″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582275647903{padding-top: 20px !important;}”]When you meet people for the first time, what’s the first thing you do? Is it to evaluate the people and think, “Hmm, he looks unfriendly” or “She doesn’t like my type” or  “That group is out of my league, I’d better avoid them.” If you think this way, then […]

8 Signs That It’s Time to Move On

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”100″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582275293363{padding-top: 20px !important;}”]Isabelle left a voice mail on her friend’s answering machine. “I need to talk! I am in trouble!” After retrieving the message, her friend ran down the backstairs of their apartment complex and pounded on Isabelle’s door. Isabelle pulled the door open and smiled, a drift of cinnamon wafted […]

Where Was God When I Lost My Mom to Alzheimer’s?

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”95″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582275161908{padding-top: 20px !important;}”]It was a crisp Saturday morning. Turning into the nursing home I would see my mother for the first time since she slid into the mental abyss of Alzheimer’s. Nothing used to give me more joy than to see the welcoming eyes of my mother. But knowing the disease […]

Motivational Leadership Books

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”90″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text]By definition, leadership refers to the ability of an individual to influence and lead people. There are several types of leaders all around us – political leaders, religious leaders, cult leaders, business leaders, industry leaders, etc. Despite the difference in styles and purposes of these varied leaders, studies show that there are […]

Most Popular Non-Fiction Authors to Read this Winter

[vc_row][vc_column][us_image image=”88″ size=”full” align=”center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1582274914597{padding-top: 15px !important;}”]For the readers of fiction who can’t get enough of good books, here are some crazy reads of 2019 that you would want to check out. Many popular non-fiction authors gave out bestsellers this year. Some of the notable ones are Margaret Atwood (The Testament), Elizabeth Gilbert (City of […]