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The Secret Enemy of Change

There has been something I've been ashamed and scared to say out loud: I'm over-weight.

More than that, I have never been able to tell anyone how much I actually weigh. I hope by me getting over my pride that this will help someone: I weigh 333 pounds. It makes me cringe to even write that number!

Here the one silvering lining, I lost 6 pounds last week, Yeah!

Two years ago I weighed 332 pounds…

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Added by Kimanzi Constable on October 3, 2012 at 4:47pm — 3 Comments

The Art of Emotion

I’ve always been told that art, of any kind (whether it be photography,

paintings, sculpture, architecture, etc) is generally designed to elicit some

sort of emotion in the observer.  This emotional response could be to call you to action, to bring you peace, to open

you to a new understanding or way of thinking/seeing the world, or to resonate

to...

(…

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Added by Lesley Morrison on October 3, 2012 at 4:46pm — 4 Comments

Thank You Lord, For Making Me Whole

I have the wonderful pleasure of building choirs in senior centers, adult day cares, group homes, or anywhere there are people who want to sing.  One of my clients is an adult day care.  I will admit, these people make me smile each and every time we are together.

 

I would like to tell you about one man in particular.  This young man is in his 30’s, I would guess, and he has touched my life in a way that I doubt I will soon forget.  When we first arrived at his adult day care…

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Added by Carol Howell on October 3, 2012 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment

Important FYI, amazing site/resource for digital communication

Dear All / Everyone who loves communication: this is an amazing, comprehensive, world-class site, coincidentally run by a Christian, Dr Wilson. Take a quick look  -- I think you  can't go wrong here: http://webmarketingtoday.com

Ches Hill

Added by Ches Hill on October 3, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

How to Interview - the Process & Elevator Speech

Tina asked:

I applied for a job online at a really large company, got a missed call from someone from their HR department that If I am still interested in the position call her back. I am going to return her call. Should I be prepared for a phone interview? I mean, what is the process? do they usually call to schedule an interview or ask some human resources questions to see if you are a good candidate for them? If so, how well do they expect us to…

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Added by Seth Haigh on October 3, 2012 at 10:21am — 2 Comments

Gainfully Employed at 80

It is never too late to find your passion and contribute to society. Your greatest chapter in life is always waiting to be written through your heart, soul, voice, and body.

by Pete Ferguson

"Eden" is in her 80s. After taking care of her husband for many years as his health failed, the income from only one Social…

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Added by Peter A Ferguson on October 3, 2012 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Let the "Good Times" Roll!

For me, my own life has strangely reached this echelon moment. I know how blessed I am and how lucky I feel to be exactly where I am- today. Not yesterday, or 30 years ago- today.



My wife was unexpectedly laid-off in June. Too make a long story short, despite the stress,…

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Added by Jim Carver on October 2, 2012 at 9:28pm — 3 Comments

Pinwheels

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Added by Rose Gauss on October 2, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Directing the Life You Want!

Directing the Life You Want!

This past Sunday, I directed a music video for the Des Moines, Iowa based musician H.D. Harmsen.  The song has a feel of depression area vaudevillian fun.  The video was inspired by films like Stardust Memories by…

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Added by Patrick Tape Fleming on October 2, 2012 at 7:47am — 2 Comments

You Cannot Teach Someone Passion

Constant rejections or non-responses from potential employers is highly defeating as we all know, and jobseekers often take it hard. It weakens their self-confidence. So how do they get past that? ~ kimberlyjmyers



reblog from Kimberly J…

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Added by Peter A Ferguson on October 2, 2012 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

Free Beer With Dinner!

Free Beer With Dinner

Free beer is a good thing, but the fundamental theme of this video post includes a tip that will make sure sustainable results if you are looking to increase your revenue per customer.

It doesn't matter if you are getting your sales staff focused on inside sales, up-selling, and marketing added services. It doesn't even matter if…

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Added by Seth Haigh on October 2, 2012 at 1:38am — 3 Comments

Drury Hotels - A Great Choice for Business & Family Travel

Drury Hotels has just become one of my new favorite hotels for family and business travel, after our stay this week at the Drury Inn & Suites in Flagstaff, Arizona.

I travel a lot for my work/ministry and have the Priority Club’s platinum status to prove it, since I typically…

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Added by Rich Avery on October 2, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

What Flows Through Your Life?

Dan discussed a few probabilities I might collide with:

  • The repair would take longer that I’d like it too.
  • Something might take an unexpected twist (pun intended).…
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Added by Jim Carver on October 1, 2012 at 11:48pm — 4 Comments

Wash Up to Cuddle Up

 

wash I looked out the window and groaned. My sixty-six pound puppy, Max, had found the hose Larry had left running on his tomatoes. He was up to his elbows in mud. As much as I love Max, he would not be back inside until I washed off his feet and legs.

This reminded me of when…

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Added by Debbie W. Wilson on October 1, 2012 at 9:35pm — 1 Comment

Ability isn't enough. 3 ways to open more doors.

Chances are that you know someone who has great potential, but is struggling to find a job or move up where they’re at.  They may be extremely smart.  They may hold multiple degrees and certifications.  They may be very experienced. Yet they are coming up short.

I’ve seen it a lot working in Human Resources.  These are the people who have a nice resume.  They get some interviews or consideration for promotion, but in the end, the best opportunities seem to get…

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Added by Jeff Pattison on October 1, 2012 at 9:02pm — 2 Comments

The Recipe for Failure and the Path to Success!

Some businesses become so distracted by committees, meetings and the “push” of their immediate attention, the vital questions are no longer asked. It’s assumed all resources or possible processes are in place.…

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Added by Jim Carver on October 1, 2012 at 8:21pm — 2 Comments

Marketing Season

Marketing Season

     Here in America we are the best in the world in this category, marketing!  An American will see, hear, or be exposed somehow to 3000-4000 advertisements per day.  An American child will see as many as 40,000 television ads per year.  Marketers have trained us in this country to chase happiness with stuff, and it robs us of our money and peace because we are trained to get the latest and greatest product. 

China knows how to make money in…

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Added by Tim West-Go West Coaching on October 1, 2012 at 5:58pm — 1 Comment

He Was A Minister-She Was A Lawyer

My choir participants have been especially talkative this week.  It seems they had stories that needed to be told, and I was happy to stop and listen.

We all like to tell stories when we have an audience that is engaged.  It is my pleasure to be that “engaged audience” for my senior citizen friends.  It amazes me the life these folks have led.  Even though I know better, I sometimes forget the person I see is not the person they were 20, 30, 40, or even 50 years ago.  These folks…

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Added by Carol Howell on October 1, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Making Money without a Job – Weekly Motivational Updates

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Added by Robert de Brus on October 1, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

All We Need is Love

Much study has been done and continues to be done on the connection of the mind and the body.  Scripture tells us “as a man thinks, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7) and science continues to verify this truth.  Every thought and emotion we have produces specific energy and vibration that impacts the chemistry of our physical…

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Added by Ann Musico on October 1, 2012 at 9:47am — 6 Comments

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