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Forgotten Ideas

Forgotten Ideas

Every so often I get this amazing idea for a blog post… and I open wordpress ready to be amazing.

And then a message notification distracts me… and when I get back to the PC I can’t remember the awesomeness I was about to give to the world. Continue reading

Forgive yourself…

Forgive yourself…

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.” – Steve Maraboli –

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” ~ Edith Lovejoy Pierce ~ As we say goodbye to 2012, we open a new book. What will your story say at the end … Continue reading

Thank you, thank you, thank you !!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you !!!!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words…. well this picture is worth two Thank you….!!! Two words we should say more often. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! At times we may feel that life is worthless and things aren’t going the way we want. Have you ever stopped…. maybe life has an … Continue reading

Pep-talk from Saint Will

Pep-talk from Saint Will

I was recently seconded into a marketing position, being something new and completely uncharted territory for me, I was well… (the right saying would be shit scared but being a family blog I’m going for…) two minded about this position. It seemed as though they picked the wrong person for this position. The conversation I had … Continue reading

Conflict at work

Conflict at work

This article might help in certain instances, but if the person you are dealing with is a complete stupitard. Sorry no help for you!!! Here’s a little article I found on the topic… Let’s face it: You’re never going to see eye-to-eye with everyone you work with. There will always be minor disagreements and differences … Continue reading

Wolves – A Cherokee proverb

Wolves – A Cherokee proverb

“One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, ‘My son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is … Continue reading

How to become a better listener

How to become a better listener

  I don’t know about the majority of people out there, but I have a serious gap when it comes to listening. I hear and can respond pretty well to anything I hear but sometimes, there’s just too much going on in my head and I don’t listen. It is definitely something I would like to … Continue reading

Horse and Donkey (Inspirational article)

Horse and Donkey (Inspirational article)

  It doesn’t matter if your Christian, Buddhist, Hindu or Muslim… I think this little story I found in a Buddhist  newsletter is applicable to anyone in any religion. This article was in the Nan Hua Newsletter (Issue 37. March 2010) and was entitled Horse And Donkey By Grand Master Hsing Yun “You ride on a horse, while I … Continue reading

Before you start your own Business

Before you start your own Business

Around 80% of all new small businesses fail within the first five years. Wanting the freedom associated with owning your own business is simply not enough to make you succeed. You will need to access yourself, do you have what it takes to be a successful business owner. Do you possess the necessary characteristics, the … Continue reading

Interview questions YOU should ask

Interview questions YOU should ask

An interview should not only be an opportunity for the company to assess if you are the right candidate for the position. You should also assess if the company is the right environment for you. And without asking questions you will never know. However, be sure to ask these questions with respect and without sounding … Continue reading