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10 Minutes to Kick Off A Stronger New Year

December 10th, 2019Posted by Madeline

There is a profound difference between viewing the new year as another flip of the calendar vs. an opportunity for celebrating your past successes and setting yourself up for a strong beginning.  It’s all about the questions you ask.  What about the last year was exciting? What did you accomplish in the previous year that […]

Raising Awesome Kids with 5 Simple Strategies

November 4th, 2019Posted by Madeline

Do you remember the friends you had in high school who were given a car with no expectation of responsibility vs. those friends who had to work for their car? I’m sure you noticed the same difference that I did, regarding the level of care and appreciation they had for their vehicles. When my kids […]

Unlocking the Potential of Your Brain by Discovering How to Think!

October 11th, 2019Posted by Madeline

I realize you are saying to yourself, “I already know how to think”. In the next 2 minutes, you will discover one of the greatest strategies that has been practiced by the greatest thinkers who have ever lived. When I was a student at the Juilliard School, one of my professors would assign a book […]

Pass On Your Gratitude

September 9th, 2019Posted by Madeline

Coach Wooden said, “It takes 10 hands to score a basket.” Who has given you a helping hand on your journey to success? How have you thanked them? “Coach Wooden insisted that his players always acknowledge the help and support they received from other members of the team. For example, a player who scored a […]

“Budgeting Your Way to Success”

August 1st, 2019Posted by Madeline

Forbes magazine said, “78% of workers live paycheck to paycheck”. Several of my university students have told me “their finances are a mess and their mortgage loans on their cars and houses are too high. They felt overwhelmed by their finances.”   I shared with them my Momma’s wisdom of budgeting and banking for their success. […]

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