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Nov 04

5 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Ask for Help

“You are never strong enough that you don’t need help.” ― César Chávez I’ve always been a big Superman fan since I was a kid.  I used to have a costume similar to the man of steel that I would always wear during Halloween or any of the kiddie parties I attended. My wife even …

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Oct 29

Valuable Life Lessons I Learned From My Father

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” ― Umberto Eco, Foucault’s Pendulum Today would have been my father’s 68th birthday. I am writing this as we prepare to go to the cemetery …

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Oct 22

How the Law of Attraction Can Change Your Life

“Here’s the problem. Most people are thinking about what they don’t want and they’re wondering why it shows up over and over again.” – John Assaraf I’m a big movie fan and back in 2006, there was this one movie/documentary that everyone (at least in my circle) was talking about.  It was a film called …

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Oct 07

How to Use Hate as Motivation

“Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty… I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.” ― Theodore Roosevelt If you read my blog regularly, …

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Sep 29

5 Things to Remember if You’re Not (Yet) Where You Intended to Be

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ― Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich We all have our own versions of our ideal lives.  We all want to have illustrious careers, complete and happy families, and …

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Sep 15

The Danger of Being Comfortable

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd I have always been amazed with people’s reactions when they learn of my 10-year tenure in the call center industry.  Whether it be in interviews or casual conversations, it’s almost without fail that I get a “wow” from …

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Aug 18

5 Logical Reasons Why You Should Always Assume Positive Intent

“Intention is one of the most powerful forces there is. What you mean when you do a thing will always determine the outcome. The law creates the world.” ― Brenna Yovanoff, The Replacement Great leaders are hard to find.  They’re a rare breed which comes only once in a few years.  Luckily for me, I …

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Aug 11

How Do You Recover from a Massive Failure?

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou In 2013, a friend of mine from back in college called …

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