Yearly Archives: 2019

December 2019

Attitude into Action

As we continue to press forward, through this Christmas holiday season of 2019, and look forward to the coming of a new year, 2020, I challenge us all to applaud our 2019 efforts and results; even the setbacks. [In the words of Willie Jolley “A setback is just a setup for a comeback:]  If not […]

November 2019

WillieJay’s 2019 “Pre-Holiday” Message

Wow – The Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday season is upon us! Yes – November and December, the last two months of FY 2019. At this time of the year, many people will begin to plan their Thanksgiving travel and Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings; however, many more people, with excitement, will be looking for […]

October 2019

Ethical Litmus Tests

I hear people say “do the right thing” all the time. However, when I take a deeper look, many times I see that they were just spouting words they really didn’t believe in. What a shame! I have seen this scenario played out entirely too many times, which has prompted me to write this blog. […]

Character and Competence

Do You Have What It Takes To Be Effective? In our society today, we often see examples of people who live by the personality ethic. They are concerned with image, appearance, and how they come across to others. These people usually appear to be someone or something they are not; often living two very different […]

September 2019

Mentors – We Need Them!

I believe research would confirm what most executives already know:  Individuals entering the workforce have little or no understanding of how to fashion an ideal career pathway. Likewise, many entrepreneurs setting up shop have little understanding of the complexities involved with running a business venture. No wonder the SBA states that 30% of new businesses fail during […]

August 2019

Billionaire Keys to Success

Focus on the finish line – Not the starting line What is success? What I found out is that people get confused about success all the time. Why? Because they put their focus on some of everything not related to the Finish Line! I submit to you that when it comes to success – It […]