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Get Your Finances in Order!

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-+*December 27, 2016 – Issue 49 Photo: Savings and Budget © www.flickr.com Recently at work, our Leadership group got onto the topic of spending money and paying off bills.  It was interesting to see how some people love to spend money and are in constant debt.  Often they are acquiring things they don’t necessarily need […]

Ready for the Holiday Season?

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-+*December 13, 2016 – Issue 48 Photo:  Merry Christmas (Marsha Fagerstrom) © www.flickr.com Twelve days and counting down until December 25th – Christmas Day!  Are you one of those procrastinators who wait until the last minute to complete your Christmas shopping, baking and decorating?  You probably already have enough stress and things going on in […]

Examine, Evaluate and Explore!

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-+*November 29, 2016 – Issue 47 Photo:  Analysis, announcement, appropriate newsgroups (MG Ethnic Marketing) © www.flickr.com We’re one month away from 2017.  How successful have you been in 2016?  Did you fulfill all the goals you hoped to accomplish?  Or did the year pass you by with business resulting in poor or no outcome for […]

Simplify Organizing Your Next Event!

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-+*October 18, 2016 – Issue 44 Photo: Golf Tournament Fund Raiser (Van Abad) © www.flickr.com I decided to enter our club’s speech contest this fall for Toastmasters and was successful in moving to the next level of the Area contest and eventual the Division level.  Now, usually most Toastmasters events are well organized, however, this […]

Old Age Is Not A Disease!

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-+*October 4, 2016 – Issue 43 Photo: Elderly Care (Marcia Pevey) © www.flickr.com I regularly meet with families and witness their anguish, denial and frustrations with regards to caring and worrying about their parent(s), in-law(s) and other relatives, in my role as the Director of Care.  Often they must make the decision to admit their […]

Manage the Unknown and Unexpected

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-+*September 6, 2016 – Issue 41 Photo: Disasters (Joey Flathead) © www.flickr.com Do you struggle with planning for tomorrow, next week or even next month let alone trying to be prepared for the Unknown and Unexpected?   No matter whether the situation is natural or man-made, many people simply are unprepared. Even planners like myself, can […]

Consider the Consequences!

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-+*August 9, 2016 – Issue 39 Photo: The Dominos Effect, Kingston-upon-Thames (Charles Gillman) © www.flickr.com Are you missing out on opportunities or great deals because you aren’t ready in your business, career or life?  Have you experienced things that could have been avoided if you had planned ahead?  Sometimes by not taking the time to […]

Are You Juggling a Job and a Business?

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-+*July 26, 2016 – Issue 38 Photo: Multitasking Man (Mela Creative) © www.flickr.com In the past, were you in business and things were slow therefore you had to get a job to pay the bills. Or maybe you’re getting ready to start a business while you continue to work.  No matter the reason for being […]