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August 2010 Blog Posts (202)

Are You a Positive Person?

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What does being positive mean? One of my favorite quotes is by motivational speaker and legend, Zig Ziglar, “An optimist is a person who will use his last dollar to buy a money belt.”

I actually own a money belt. I have been taking account of several “friends” posts on Facebook as of late and was compelled to write this blog. I have a couple of unspoken rules I live by and for the sake of the reader I am going to now put them in writing.

  1. Make a choice to…
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Added by Jeff Jones on August 31, 2010 at 11:30pm — 4 Comments

Gallagher's Speaking Tips (Top 30)

What can I say, I am a very list oriented person. Every now and then I sit down and begin making of list of something on my mind. This week I decided to begin making a list of simple public speaking tips I thought you might enjoy.

As some of you know, I am currently reaching out to begin motivational speaking and a client relations practice and creating a list like the one below helps to assist others in becoming better public speakers. I hope this list will inspire…

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Added by Chris Gallagher on August 31, 2010 at 6:19pm — No Comments

How to Waste Time

Time was created by the human mind when we began to determine the value in the rising and setting of the sun each day to day. The light replenishes the Earth from morning till evening before taking its slumber and allowing the stars of the universe to lull us to sleep against the background of the big ball of cheese we call the Moon.



From the beginning of time, we have cherished waking moments and chilling dreams.…

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Added by Chris Gallagher on August 31, 2010 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

WOW (Words of Wisdom): Investment - Week 5

Please enjoy this weeks WOW (Words of Wisdom). Our theme for August is INVESTMENT. Feel free to visit

my website at www.CrossingYourBridge.com to sign up for weekly WOWs (FREE) of additional topics. Thanks

so much! God bless!

QUOTE:

"Goodness is the only investment that never fails."

~Henry David Thoreau

INSPIRATION:

This is so profound because in…

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Added by Meredith "Kit" Bromfield on August 31, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Lead with Vision (video)

Added by GREGG PECHMANN on August 31, 2010 at 10:16am — 6 Comments

GREEN Tip of the Day August 31, 2010

Have you ever wondered if you've found a safe place to hide PIN numbers for your bank cards, credit cards, etc?...Try "hiding" them in FAKE phone numbers...For example, if your PIN is 7890, write it as, 412-492-"7890"...To identify it, use the bank tellers/managers first name with your debit card PIN or use the initials of the credit card, like Discover Card as Donna Cedar, American Express as Andy Edwards, etc...Only you know the true… Continue

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on August 31, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Your Victory May Start with Perception



There is an eager individual who wants to succeed in life, which happens to make a small wage in his current job, but who cannot see a way out at the moment. His natural response tells him he is unlucky, and that life is not fair. He…

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Added by Robert Clinton on August 31, 2010 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Why are you broke? Product of choice?

We have arrived at this point in our lives because of the choices we have made.

Sure, there are circumstances that happen to us that are out of our control but most of the time , our disasters are self inflicted.

When I chose to buy all of those homes, and chose to keep on purchasing more of them, and chose not to sell in time....those were my decisions. It was not the economies fault why we lost it all.....it was…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on August 31, 2010 at 4:35am — 3 Comments

"Your own advocate" Daily Insights - August 31, 2010

When you stand determined to educate the world as to your limitations, you will make a believer out of yourself yet. -jb

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Added by Joel Boggess on August 31, 2010 at 4:25am — No Comments

Hand in Glove

http://static.ning.com/socialnetworkmain/widgets/index/logo.gif); background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: white; background-position: 100% 0%; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat; ">I am a part-time college student with little if any artistic talent, who doesn't particularly care for kids. Why am I co-owner of a face painting business, you ask? Because I have a friend who is turned that way, and we fit together like a…
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Added by Abigail Rogers on August 30, 2010 at 4:42pm — 1 Comment

A Mom or a Mule?

Today we will begin a new chapter with Matthew. In another epic battle with the bureaucracy that is our healthcare insurance system Theresa was able to hear those comforting words: “You have been approved.”

Matthew has been granted a new communication device. One that we have field tested for a month or so and Matthew did really well with. Using the device along with sign language,…

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Added by Kevin Troupe on August 30, 2010 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

If it Looks Like A Christian, Walks Like a Chrisitian, Talks Like a Christian

People become mortified whenever they hear of a prominent or even not so prominent Christian doing something they think is wrong. Mark Sanford, S.C. governor admitted to cheating on his wife Jennie, who later revealed he refused to take the vow of fidelity during their marriage ceremony. Jim Bakker, former TV evangelist and host of the "700club" was convicted of fraud and imprisoned. The FBI raided Tony AlamoChristian Ministries and its leader was convicted this past November on a…

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Added by Kathy on August 30, 2010 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

GREEN Tip of the Day August 30, 2010

Owning a business or being in business, we all have business cards to let others know what we do and how they can reach us...But when that phone number/website changes or we move to another organization or get promoted with a new title, well, what can you do with those old/outdated business cards?..If they are printed on both sides and your name is on them, use the cards as bookmarks or cut out your name and tape it on items for identification...If they are… Continue

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on August 30, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Financial head cold



I have had a head cold the last couple of days which has zapped my energy a bit. I’m feeling better today knowing that this will soon pass.

Did you ever feel like your finances will never get better? Does your

finances have a head cold? Ever notice that a head cold and financial

head cold are the same........both leave you in a fog?

One of the ways we get to that point is the fear of the unknown.

We are fearful of what we might find in the stack of bills.…

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Added by GREGG PECHMANN on August 30, 2010 at 8:04am — 3 Comments

Personal Development – Read, Encourage, Write, Grow

Let me tell you a small secret which will determine every aspect of whether or not you are growing in personal development. It is a small secret, but probably the greatest secret. There are few who practice it. Here it is -> You must DESIRE TO GROW IT!

Did it shock you? I hope not! Practicing personal development is a very simple aspect of life, but few practice it because they to do not desire it. There are four things I try to accomplish every…

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Added by Chris Gallagher on August 30, 2010 at 7:45am — 1 Comment

Virtual Business... PART TWO



08.30.10



Virtual Business & Cottage Industry



My amazing wife and I had our super cool neighbors over for dinner Friday evening. We had a great time of laughing, sharing stories, and just…

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Added by Rob Hughes on August 30, 2010 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

"Eating well" August 30, 2010

The fruits of the territory you’ve been called to govern will be that which will feed you. -jb



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Added by Joel Boggess on August 30, 2010 at 4:22am — No Comments

GREEN Tip of the Day August 29, 2010

To prevent that musty smell when storing books, here's what you can do...Place a new dryer sheet or two in each book...In the container/box that you're using, add a generous handful of kitty litter or baking soda OR one or two charcoal briquettes (yes, the kind for a charcoal grill) to help absorb any moisture.

Added by Janet Visloski Strang on August 29, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

"Out of reach" Daily Insights - August 29, 2010

When one accomplishes the low expectations that they’ve set for themselves, meaning remains elusive and fulfillment, an afterthought. -jb



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Added by Joel Boggess on August 29, 2010 at 8:35am — No Comments

"Captivated by the calm" Daily Insights - August 28, 2010

The real worth of quiet, serene moments can never be fully realized by reading, studying, and contemplating them; the value of silence must be experienced. -jb



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Added by Joel Boggess on August 28, 2010 at 12:25pm — No Comments

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