white lies

Is there Any Good in Telling White Lies?

“I am relieved. May I now have the truth?” ― Georgette Heyer, These Old Shades When I was high school around the early 90’s, the popular haircut back then, at least among our age range, was that of the Edward Furlong/Devon Sawa/Nick Carter style.  You know, the bowl cut parted in the middle.  Almost every […]

the past

Why Should You Move On and Leave the Past Behind?

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bil Keane It’s Thursday tomorrow and for someone who is active in social media, Thursdays are special because it’s “Throwback Thursday”.  You’re probably thinking how the hell does a 36 year-old father of […]

frugal living

8 Awesome Benefits of Frugal Living

“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” ― John Stuart Mill Debt has taught me a lot of things and to be honest, I wouldn’t have gone to writing were it not for debt.  You see before I started my blog, I was really […]

reinvent yourself

Don’t Be Afraid to Reinvent Yourself

“Just as your iPhone, iPad, and other gadgets need updates, so do you.” I was on my way to work this past Wednesday morning and I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts called Entrepreneur on Fire by John Lee Dumas.  His guest for that episode was former actor turned motivational speaker Michael Port and […]

efforts go to waste

None of Your Efforts Go To Waste

“It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.” ― Jillian Michaels It’s been a very busy week for me at work and I barely had the time to write new material for the blog.  We’ve been outsourced by our […]

confrontation

5 Reliable Tips on Handling Confrontation

“There can be no progress without head-on confrontation.” ― Christopher Hitchens, Love, Poverty, and War: Journeys and Essays About 2 years ago, I had this staff member directly reporting to me who was bad-mouthing me behind my back.  Apparently, she was blaming me for some lapses she made because according to her, I didn’t tell her […]