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Celebrate Capt. Jeff Kuss, he exhibited the best in all of us

on June 6, 2016 Resilience - Growth & Strength with 0 comments
Captain Jeff Kuss Captain Jeff Kuss, Navy Blue Angels

“Continue to work towards that goal with a positive attitude and hard work, I’m telling you, you can make whatever you want happen in your life,” ~ Capt. Jeff Kuss, just 2 months ago NAVY BLUE ANGEL PILOT PURPOSEFULLY DID NOT EJECT SO THAT HE WOULD NOT CRASH INTO APARTMENT COMPLEX ~American Military News Pilot […]

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What would happen if we simply stopped doing something that is a complete waste of time?

on May 27, 2016 Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
Time is slipping away Time is slipping away

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.  ~David Allen   As we all settle in to our summer schedules and new rhythm …I urge us all to use our time wisely. A friend of mine declared if he looked at how […]

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Humility is one of the most effective approaches to influence people

on May 24, 2016 Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
Mental Toughness Mental Toughness

“If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you.”— Paul “Bear” Bryant, 1913-1983   World class performers know humility is one of the most effective approaches ever created […]

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Graduation was Years Ago, But Life Commencement is Now

on May 19, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur, Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

Hard to believe (particularly for me because youngest finishes high school tomorrow) but it’s graduation season again. It’s a “Commencement”, as every boring speaker explains at every one of these ceremonies you’ve ever been to. These kids get to graduate from a school that, by now, they are bored of. They have no idea how […]

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Win this day by taking steps toward your future

on May 19, 2016 Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , , with 0 comments

We all have things in our past that we are both proud of and ashamed of.  The best part is, that’s all behind us.  The past needn’t determine your future.   Every day you get to decide what you’ll do with this day, this life. Take the past wins and build on them. Take the […]

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How To Fulfill Your Potential After Divorce by Not Letting It Define You

on April 28, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur and Tags: , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
Define Yourself Define Yourself

My friend, Shawn Phillips, and I often delve deeply into conversations about life at every level. Recently Shawn shared this post about life after divorce, which moved me. I believe everyone should fulfill his or her potential in life, particularly after divorce. It’s worth sharing and discussing further: As I was working on something this […]

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What Happened When I Chose to Live In Front of the Mirror

on April 26, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur, Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
Man in the mirror of life What Happened When I Chose to Live In Front of the Mirror

The Mirror of Life. I speak about this often, I discuss it with clients, I teach it. Yet, I often find it’s a new topic for most. Maybe that’s naiveté, maybe it’s never been discussed, maybe it’s pure avoidance. Let’s set the stage with a few similar analogies instead of “the mirror”: Karma What goes […]

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Are You Growing or Dying? The Thriving Choice Is All Yours

on April 21, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur, Resilience - Growth & Strength and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments
thriving or declining If you’re not growing you’re dying

The dictionary definition of thriving is: to prosper; be fortunate or successful. to grow or develop vigorously; flourish   To me, thriving is growing in a positive direction. If we are not growing, in business or in life, then we are dying. Thriving is a choice, a direction, movement toward the pinnacle – it is not a destination. Life is short. While nobody is immune […]

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Today I Positively Celebrate My ex-Wife

on April 13, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments
Today I celebrate my ex-wife Today I celebrate my ex-wife

April 14 is National Ex Spouse Day. Who knew! I didn’t, and now that I’m enlightened I want to positively celebrate my ex. Sounds crazy, huh? You probably think I’m a lunatic to do this given all I’ve written about recovering from divorce, being a divorced entrepreneur, a single dad, etc. To the contrary, I […]

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7 Tips to Conquer That Horrible Creature Called Anxiety

on April 7, 2016 Divorced Entrepreneur and Tags: , , , , , , , , with 0 comments
Conquer Anxiety Anxiety. You have it because it is human, and normal. The real question is, what are you going to do about it? Hoping it goes away is not the answer. Read on.

Anxiety can cripple, stifle, stall, depress and/or significantly interfere with anyone regardless of age, gender, marital status, work position, etc. While triggered by many things “The study found that traumatic life events were the single biggest determinant of anxiety and depression” — University of Liverpool, 2013 For adults, the top ten most stressful life events […]

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