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The Most Highly Trained People In The World Think Like This- And You Should, Too

The Most Highly Trained People In The World Think Like This- And You Should, Too

The most highly trained people in the world can think circles around you.  In fact, their jobs rely on them thinking fast.  These are the people that think to live.  These are the types of people that have jobs where the wrong, or an untimely […]

A Valentine For Madison

A Valentine For Madison

I really wanted a special Valentines Day post.  Knowing full and well that I would never be able to pull it off on my own, I enlisted the help of a guest blogger.  This is my first time using a guest blogger, so I wanted […]

The Biggest Losers

The Biggest Losers

The world is full of losers and I have compiled a short list of the biggest ones for your reading pleasure.  If you are the type that enjoys reading about other people’s failures, then by all means, read on! The NBA’s Biggest Loser Even the […]

Pigeon Nation

Pigeon Nation

Recently, I read about how the elite Europeans used to hunt pigeons way back in the day.  For those that are animal lovers, I apologize.  This description of pigeon hunting back then is not too graphic but may be seen as cruel by some.   […]

Eight Things To Remember For Your February Budget

Eight Things To Remember For Your February Budget

  It’s time to make your budget for February!  Make sure to include these commonly forgotten budgeting items:   1.  Super Bowl Party Food and Drinks Whether you are having the party at your place or going over to someone else’s, chances are you will […]

Playing Hooky

Playing Hooky

hooky | ˈho͝okē | (also hookey) | noun (in phrase play hooky) informal: stay away from school or work without permission or explanation. -Some Old Dictionary *This post is breaking my first blog rule: Do not blog about yourself.  I apologize in advance for providing psychological insight into […]

Learn Faster!

Learn Faster!

Did you know that you have complete control over how fast you can learn?  Some of the most complicated things in our world can be learned and perfected in a relatively short period of time.  Don’t believe me?  Just give a 12-year old boy an […]

The Curse of Knowledge

The Curse of Knowledge

  It sounds a bit conceited to say, but knowledge is sometimes a curse.  It is a curse because at times it proves difficult to pass along the knowledge in your head to somebody that is just not getting it.   Have you ever tried […]

Waiting

Waiting

We wait constantly.  We wait in traffic, at red lights, and we wait in lines at the supermarket.  What about the doctor’s office?  We wait there, too– in a waiting room, no less.  When driving, we rush our way to the next stoplight which is clearly red. […]

Daily Interactions

Daily Interactions

Have you ever driven a boat across a river with a swift current?  In order to go straight across, you have to point the boat into the current, to a place higher upriver than you are.  If you didn’t aim into the current, the river […]

Leadership Series Part 5: Mirroring

Leadership Series Part 5: Mirroring

Welcome Back!   Over the past few weeks, we have been discussing the qualities and character traits of great leaders. There are a million and one articles, books and blogs on the subject, I know.  However, this entire series is based on what I have seen […]

It’s Time For Your January Budget

It’s Time For Your January Budget

2017 Is Over The year is rapidly coming to an end.  Take a moment to reflect on how your financial year went.  Did you pay down your debt or finally become debt free?  Did you save enough?  Invest enough?  Spend too much?  Give too little? […]

2017 Liebster Award Nominee

2017 Liebster Award Nominee

I don’t know how to put this, but I am kind of a big deal. People know me. -Ron Burgundy As a new blogger, I was surprised to find this nomination waiting for me one late night in November… Honestly, my first thought was, “What?  Somebody […]

Life’s Not Fair

Life’s Not Fair

“Life just isn’t fair.” It is a popular phrase, but have you noticed that these words are spoken only when somebody doesn’t get their way?  When we don’t get what we want out of life, we magically turn into the fairness police.   Nobody ever […]

‘Tis the Season for Giving

‘Tis the Season for Giving

‘Tis Better To Give… One of the lessons of the season is that Christmas is a time of giving and not receiving.  We hear it constantly.  This message is in the holiday movies we watch, the songs we listen to and the blogs we read […]

Detour Ahead

Detour Ahead

My Daily Drive Monday through Friday, I drive 60 miles to work one way.  It takes me an hour and ten minutes to get there.  Some call me crazy, but I really don’t mind the drive.  I listen to podcasts, audiobooks or I may just […]

Leadership Series Part IV: Leaders Are Motivators

Leadership Series Part IV: Leaders Are Motivators

Welcome Back! Welcome to the fourth installment of my nine-part series on leadership.  If you are new to the series, the primary focus here is to share the common traits of all of the greatest leaders I have had in my 19 years as an […]

8 Things To Remember In Your December Budget

8 Things To Remember In Your December Budget

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! (Ding Dong, Ding Dong) December is coming up fast and you will not want to forget these items in this month’s budget!   1. NEW YEARS EVE This is the one thing that is most commonly forgotten […]

Leadership Series Part 3: Do Something!

Leadership Series Part 3: Do Something!

Welcome Back! Welcome to the third installment of my nine-part series on leadership.  If you are new to the series, the primary focus here is to share the common traits of all of the greatest leaders I have had in my 19 years as an […]

Here Is Why Your Life Needs Change

Here Is Why Your Life Needs Change

If you boil it down to one simple phrase, life is all about change.  For those rigid people who refuse to mold, bend and adapt, life will leave behind without remorse. Change is usually met with resistance in most people.  We grumble and moan when […]


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