Category Archives: Blog

August 2022

Avoiding Regrets and Listening to Your Inner Voice

“We must all suffer from one of two pains: The pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” Jim Rohn “You can only be successful when your life is aligned with your core values.” Willie Johnson To improve your life, you must cut through the […]

July 2022

How to Boost Your Market Value

In our current economic and social climate, things are changing rapidly. Businesses are restructuring to meet a more socially and environmentally conscious world. Many people are reevaluating whether their current employment or career paths are in line with their personal values and goals. Some are simply changing companies. However, many are finding themselves pivoting into […]

June 2022

Attitude of Excellence

Cultivating an attitude of excellence requires that you develop five cardinal qualities. Teachability: You must be open to new ideas and methods, new ways of doing things. You must be willing to listen, observe, and learn constantly. Adaptability: You must be willing and able to adjust to constant change. [Change is constant – Growth is […]

Active Listening: Part 2 Barriers to Active Listening

In his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen Covey points out that we should “Seek first to understand – then to be understood.” Here Stephen Covey suggests that when we communicate with others, we should DIAGNOSE before we PRESCRIBE. Is it easy? I think not; because the truth is, most of us […]

May 2022

Remembering My Mother on Mother’s Day

May is a special “love” month for Mothers. During the month of May, flower shops spring into overtime, Hallmark cards are everywhere, street vendors are on most busy street corners, dollars we didn’t know we had seemed to appear for gift buying. During the month of May, especially on Mother’s Day, telephone lines are stretched […]

April 2022

Active Listening, Part 1

In his book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen Covey points out that we should “Seek first to understand – then to be understood.” I believe that to be a timeless truth, because one of our basic human needs is to understand and to be understood. Therefore, I submit the best way to […]