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July 2009 Blog Posts (110)


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DJ Gregory - Still Walking Blog Talk Radio Interview tomorrow night.

DJ Gregory is a great guy. I had the oportunity to meet him a few weeks back and his witty story telling is wonderful. I have also had the opportunity to read his book about his year on the PGA tour. This is a wonderful book about the game of Golf and the athleets DJ walked with. DJ actually did something on the PGA tour that not other athleet has done. He walked every round of every match in the 2008 season. That's over 900 miles in 47 weeks. While that walk would be quite an accomplishment… Continue

Added by Kevin Metzger on July 20, 2009 at 6:34pm — 1 Comment

Ohio Boy Sells Toys to Help His Family

CNN just posted an article about a boy who is selling toys to help his family. His father, a construction worker, has been unemployed since December. This article impressed me because even though this boy is only 11 years old and has limited resources, he is taking action. He isn't sitting in his room worrying about his family's situation, he's doing something about it. Those of us with more life experience and greater resources would do well to follow his example.



Here's the link to… Continue

Added by Gerry Baird on July 20, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments


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Will Our Government Put You Out of Business?

COULD SMALL BUSINESSES COPE WITH MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE?







What would they have to do if health care reforms pass?





Provide employee health insurance, or pay a penalty? Small business owners worry about having to face that choice. That possibility moved a step closer to reality in mid-July, as three of five Congressional committees approved new legislation to remake American health care – legislation that could expand health insurance coverage to… Continue

Added by Jay Peroni on July 20, 2009 at 1:45pm — No Comments

It Takes Backbone to Lead the Life You Want

In the movie "Revolutionary Road" Kate Winslet's character, April Wheeler, tells her husband in frustration "It takes backbone to lead the life you want." That phrase rings true for me and many of the clients I work with.



Do you desire to get out of debt, stop working at a job that simply drains you for the majority of your life, just so you can retire one day?



If that's the life you want to… Continue

Added by Justin Lukasavige on July 19, 2009 at 10:02pm — 1 Comment

My "JOB" is ending within two weeks, then what?

Hi Gang,



I've not posted anything on here in a while due to lots of thoughts and concerns and not many words. Reason being; as my 11 year tenure at my "job" ends, I guess reality gradually sets in.



I am ok with needing to find another traditional job, but, the thing is; I am not so sure if I should go back into another manufacturing setting. Since I have been associated with all the super great folks on here, I am seriously re-thinking what I should do as far as career and… Continue

Added by Archie Winningham on July 18, 2009 at 5:21pm — 3 Comments

My New Motto:

After Dan's News Letter dropped into my mail box and into my mind, I have become very challenged to "Get It Out The Door". I am discovering ways to speed things up. Some are working and some go directly into my trash bin. These are a couple that are working for me.



This is my New Scripture I am leaning on for encouragement. Hebrews 6: 9-14





I now have these posted all over my house. It is a combination of two phrases… Continue

Added by Debbie on July 18, 2009 at 1:52pm — No Comments


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The Art Of ‘Re-Calibration’





It is important that we teach our children that true success does not mean the absence of mistakes.



Mistakes are inevitable, they are a part of our lives, our humanity.



Great leaders were and are not perfect people, we all have flaws and make mistakes. Whether its King David from the bible or how about when Thomas Watson chairman of IBM said in 1943"I think there is a world market for maybe five… Continue

Added by Deb Ingino on July 18, 2009 at 9:21am — No Comments

A Rebuttal to an Article Titled “Truth About Franchising”

Hi Everyone! I’d like to start by sharing my wholehearted advice to look at everything from more than one point of view. That’s something I encourage everyone to do no matter what the subject matter is related to! Having stated, I truly believe everyone is entitled to their 2 cents opinion! Please read on with an open mind to someone who is certainly entitled to their opinion. And then onto a rebuttal that is based on facts and not opinion.

A Franchise – The Path To Ones Financial… Continue

Added by Steve Valentine on July 17, 2009 at 10:28pm — No Comments

"Change Your Stars!" --- The Book Is Coming!!!!!

Many people have been asking me if I have a Change Your Stars! book available, and after quite some time writing (and re-writing!) I'm excited to say that my new book "Change Your Stars! Up Close & Personal with Jace Carlton" is almost complete.



The book is full of inspirational / motivational quotes, stories and personal commentary, many from my Change Your Stars! website (www.changeyourstars.com). To make it all… Continue

Added by Jace Carlton on July 17, 2009 at 9:11pm — No Comments

If you are a sensitive person, cry me a river!

I am a very sensitive person. I tend to take things to heart and am easily affected by my surroundings and environment. I am also a realist that knows going through life with a box of tissues is no way to get things accomplished.



This world is not designed for the weak. Being sensitive is not weak......but being a slave to sensitivity is. When we live lives based on protecting our feelings, we are missing out on many lessons. Some of these lessons can provide the fuel to make… Continue

Added by SGT Steve on July 17, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Living, Loving & Working Part 2

This CD from Dan & Joanne came as a free gift when I bought the CD series 48 Days to a Six Figure Income. Any one who is a Dan Miller fan should get this and listen to it. I loved hearing their story in depth. It is incredibly inspiring to hear about overcoming such adversity to make such a difference in the world. My challenges seem quite small by comparison! It is giving me strength to perservere.



One of the points they made is that the Millers don't distinguish ministry from… Continue

Added by Janet Pasco on July 17, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

This is the day which the LORD hath made – be glad in it!

This powerful devotional written by Jack Van Impe is simply titled THE DAY. It will really make you think about the importance of what you do and say everyday. Appreciate and be thankful for every day you have been blessed to live and enjoy it!



“Today comes only once in a lifetime. What a tragedy to waste 24 hours of life complaining about the weather or looking for the faults in people. This precious segment of time is given to use and enjoy. It will never return. Once spent… Continue

Added by Bonnie Freeh on July 16, 2009 at 8:20pm — 4 Comments


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Is it Worth the Price?

Many Muslims have been investing according to their faith for years In fact due to the popularity of Islamic investing, last month the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) adhering to strict Islamic beliefs, Dow Jones Islamic Market International (NYSE: JVS), began trading.



Following the Shariah law, this index screens out companies involved in the following industries: pornography, gambling, alcohol, tobacco, weapons, borrowing or lending, women's fashions, cosmetics, modern cinema,… Continue

Added by Jay Peroni on July 16, 2009 at 6:56pm — 2 Comments


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The Most Powerful Question

Why Me?



This has got to be one of the most powerful questions there is. Unfortunately phrased this way can often lead to "Poor Me" or "I'm so deprived Me" This thought occurred to me when I was watching parents at a Kids soccer game. It wasn't any kid's soccer game it was one for kids with disabilities. I was sitting there looking at all... To get the rest of the story join me at… Continue

Added by Kevin Metzger on July 16, 2009 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Thought For The Day

In ordinary life we realize that we receive

a great deal more than we give,

and that it is only with gratitude

that life becomes rich.

~Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Added by Libby Maddux on July 16, 2009 at 11:44am — No Comments

How Can a Career Coach Help Me?

What would you be willing to give in exchange for lifelong job satisfaction? It's difficult to put a price on something that matters so much, but until recently there was almost nowhere to find powerful, personalized career guidance. Now, thanks to a rapidly growing new field of study, career coaches are helping people change their lives by changing the way they think about work.



A career coach is, in many ways, similar to a high school sports coach. Her job is to teach you skills… Continue

Added by Gerry Baird on July 15, 2009 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments


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Could Your Child Be The Next Acclaimed Author, Speaker and LifeCoach?

This week on our My Wired Style StrenghtsCast on itunes, we interview 48 Days very own, acclaimed Author, Speaker and Life Coach and my coach, Dan Miller. Dan shares his background growing up on a farm and his passion for what he’s doing today. He also shares the key strength… Continue

Added by Deb Ingino on July 15, 2009 at 9:02pm — 2 Comments


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Noreen Scott - Tender ones Therapy 8:30 PM Thursday Night

Tomorrow night at 8:30 PM Noreene Scott and I will sit down and discuss the intensive therapy program she offers, the increadible results we have seen with our daughter, what and how she became involved. Here is some of her background and feel free to listen in by clicking on the player below.





Noreen graduated from New York University’s Physical Therapy School in 1988. She later returned to New York University to obtain her Masters degree in Pathokinesiology,… Continue

Added by Kevin Metzger on July 15, 2009 at 4:41pm — No Comments

If You Aim at Nothing...

...You'll hit it every time. I've heard Zig Ziglar use that quote, and it is absolutely true. If we fail to set goals for ourselves in all walks of life, we will just drift along and really not accomplish much.



I have seen it in my running countless times. When I have a marathon that I know if coming up, I know exactly what my goal is and I start to plan exactly how I what I am going to do in the weeks/months leading up to it. I know I need at least one 20 mile run, and a week or two… Continue

Added by Patrick Fariss on July 15, 2009 at 12:51pm — 2 Comments


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BECOMING THE PROFESSIONAL BUTTERFLY

When you set out to start your own business or make major changes in your life, you're not just improving your present circumstances. You're creating a whole new set of circumstances, in keeping with your vision of what life should be.



Harvard Business Review compares it with the metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a butterfly.



"A butterfly is not more caterpillar or a better or improved caterpillar; a butterfly is a different… Continue

Added by Debbie Forte on July 15, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

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