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Pennies Today Equals Prosperity Tomorrow

May 10th, 2019Posted by Madeline

Developing the discipline of saving and investing is paying yourself first. My friend Stewart taught his teenage daughter to save 40 cents out of each $1 she earned, beginning with her first job. She continued to do this through high school, college, and with her jobs as an adult. She now is the proud owner […]

Communication Road Blocks You Can’t See On Your Own

April 12th, 2019Posted by Madeline

Are there some elements preventing you from connecting and communicating with others? You have a great potential inside of you! How can you unlock it? Are there are some elements preventing you from connecting and communicating with others? For example, having a thick southern accent does not help you in New York City to get […]

How to Move Forward When You Are Burned Out

March 13th, 2019Posted by Madeline

How many of you have felt burned out or in a rut? Maybe you have started a project, a relationship, or something else, and you have lost your excitement for it! I’m reminded of a story by Joseph P. Klock about “A group of refugees about to flee a war zone by hiking over some […]

Great Leaders Just Do A Little Bit More

February 27th, 2019Posted by Madeline

What do great leaders care about?  What is important to them?  What do they have in common? John Maxwell says, “Leaders come into any situation, no matter how down it may be, and they have the ability to help people see the light at the end of the tunnel. Leaders see the problem as an […]

Spread Good Will

January 6th, 2019Posted by Madeline

What three things can you do today that will improve your life and those around you? First, start your day by smiling! Zig Ziglar, motivational expert and author said, “It takes 72 muscles to frown and 14 to smile.” Lighten your load by smiling! Alfred Adler, “well-known psychologist, later reaffirmed that if we make our […]

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