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4-1-15 little by little

Remembering the Dream Job of Youth

NaBloPoMo Day Three: What did you think was the coolest job in the world when you were younger? Do you still feel that way now? I wanted to be a singer when I was younger – or an actor – or a dancer – I think it all came back around to entertaining. Making people […]

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creating change

10 (Ugly) Truths about Being Self-Employed

Exposing the Underbelly of Being Self-Employed I started my first business when I was just seven years old. My lemonade stand was conveniently located across the street from a construction site. I hired some of the neighborhood kids to run orders to those passing by in their cars or to the workers across the way. […]

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HOW to Be Courageously Honest

I stared at my White Board of World Domination and lamented that most of the year is gone and I am nowhere near the goals that I set out to accomplish. I watched the video of my presentation and bemoaned the image staring back at me. I listened to the accomplishments of my friend and […]

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2-13-15m chains

Freedom Grows Up from Discipline

NaBloPoMo Blog Post – Day One “Go do your chores.” I had asked. I had pleaded. Now I was on the verge of ranting. “No.” My son said and mumbled something else to me in his unique language. His brother was not around to translate. “What did you say?” I asked the closed door with […]

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Beyond circumstances

Tips to Help Me Push Past the Quit

I started up at the ceiling trying to figure out how I was going to fix something I knew that I was not physically capable of fixing. I thought through the schemes and the projects and the programs that might get me somewhere – but they would not get me anywhere close to fixing it […]

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