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Release your Creative Voice

Releasing your Creative Voice

What exactly is your creative voice? You may say...I can not sing...or even carry a tune. That may be so...but you do have a creative voice. We all are passionate about something. Some love to cook, others eat, then there are those who love to exercise, while others love to lounge around. Yet we need to realize that Passion must be attached to a human need. When your passion collides with a human need, there you have released your creative voice. This voice… Continue

Added by Max Garner on December 15, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

IS IT IN YOU?

Added by Debbie Forte on December 15, 2008 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

Christmas in December Again?!!

Last-minute Christmas shopping is an annual tradition for many Americans. Busy moms in particular can be hit hard with the stress of holiday procrastination. In this last full shopping week before Christmas, moms can still have their shopping done online and on time by using these simple tips.



Gift-Giving



Gifts orders are the highest priority. After making your list, shop at websites that will:



  1. Fit in your budget
  2. Gift wrap
  3. Ship…
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Added by Angelia Kane on December 15, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

You Can Be a Difference Maker

Have you ever overheard someone blame a single raindrop for causing a flood, or a single snowflake for causing a blizzard. You probably never will, but each raindrop and snowflake had a vital part in the flood and blizzard. Most people have a "What can I do?" attitude about making a difference in the world. You can give a helping hand to people in need. You can be an encouragement to those that are around you, and by doing so, through them be an encouragement and influence to countless others.… Continue

Added by Shane Clements on December 15, 2008 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Crash! Pop! Drip! Wait! What's that smell?

If we had the option to go straight back to bed yesterday after we got up…we should have. It was one of those days, scratch that... weekends.



It kicked off Saturday when I burned a coffeecake I spent probably 45 minutes preparing. Someone had bumped the control knob on the oven and knocked it up to 425F.



Sunday morning, 40 minutes before our brunch guests were due to arrive I heard a loud POP! I got off the phone with my sister, rushed into the kitchen and found the quiche… Continue

Added by Theresa on December 15, 2008 at 9:19am — 5 Comments

Too Much Faith in One Man?

Where Do I send My Check?

His Website read: "in an era of faceless organizations ... Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC harks back to an earlier era in the financial world: The owner's name is on the door." It went on to say "Bernard Madoff has a personal interest in maintaining the unblemished record of value, fair-dealing, and high ethical standards that has always been the firm's hallmark." Sounds good, where do I send my money?



Wait...this was the day after… Continue

Added by Jay Peroni on December 15, 2008 at 7:06am — No Comments

The Key to Success is One Thing at a Time

Did you know that each of us has a limited supply of willpower, and that if you exert it in too many areas at once you run out? This could explain why if you try to make too many changes in your life at once, you may end up giving up.



A study from Case Western Reserve University revealed this. When researchers placed freshly baked chocolate chip cookies before two groups of participants they told one group to eat two or three and the other to eat radishes, while watching the others… Continue

Added by Rachel Lukasavige on December 15, 2008 at 4:31am — 2 Comments

Living for the dollar

I am currently reading (actually listening to) a book about a very wealthy man in the United States. This man has made deals that would put most in shock. But after looking past the great deal of wealth, awesome business deals, and business ethics. The disturbing part of the book is that he is only doing so for the ultimate dollar. I had a hard time starting to listen to the book again today just because of that fact. I did, and only to learn more about the processes and reasoning behind some… Continue

Added by Chris Spurgeon on December 15, 2008 at 12:51am — 1 Comment

I'm a Junkie - No Cure Necessary

I was on a lovely date with my wife last night and we went to one of my favorite places so she could get a sense of what I might want as a gift for the holidays. Borders! I love to browse and I buy books and books on CD regularly. Every time I go in I check the magazine racks to see if any new publications have come out. After garbing 3 magazines off the shelf that I wanted to buy because I saw articles which inspired article topics of my own I realized I MIGHT HAVE A… Continue

Added by Kevin Metzger on December 14, 2008 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Decompression time

Stress is a constant that we all deal with on a daily basis. We encounter stress from the time the alarm clock goes off then we deal with stress on our commute, at the work place and of course the commute home. Many of us, depending on the age of our children, also have a significant amount of stress at home. Regardless of what our situations are in life, for some reason stress is always there lurking and waiting for us.



One question that I have learned to ask myself… Continue

Added by Celeste & Phil Davis on December 14, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Magic Formula: Purpose + Passion = Performance

Daniel was a wage slave—chained to his desk fourteen hours a day. But even working those grueling hours, Daniel knew he needed to bring in more income. His family was nearly starving, and not just for food. His wife and kids needed him to be more engaged in their lives. Daniel said, “I knew I needed a change; otherwise, my family was going to give up on me.” So he came up with an idea. Why work for someone else when he had enough contacts to start a business on his own?



Daniel began… Continue

Added by Jay Peroni on December 13, 2008 at 4:41pm — 2 Comments

Ministry web site name

I want to start a web site that concentrates on applying the wisdom of the bible to everyday life. My focus is college students to adult. The web site will showcase my sermons and podcasts (that will be conversations with specific people on topics that come into the website). It will focus mostly on the wisdom literature and applying it.

Added by Kevin Jones on December 13, 2008 at 1:40pm — 1 Comment

Do your hands sweat?

I am all about innovation and changing the way we all think. But below is an article about a new product that well lets say I don't understand. Just check it out for yourself:



techshout.com: Thanko, a company known for its innovative products has rolled out a new keyboard. According to FarEastGizmos, the computer peripheral has a built-in fan to keep users’ hands cool.

Many times users’ hands sweat due to the prolonged usage of the keyboard, especially in the humid conditions.… Continue

Added by Chris Spurgeon on December 13, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

What do you think of this?...

From Fox News Thursday, December 11,2008

Study: 1 in 5 Teens Engaging in 'Tech' Sex

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,465365,00.html







And there are many more stories like this.



Please join us in getting the word out to parents to not be clueless.



Did you know?...



*Every day children are sexually solicited online.



*CyberTipline has received more than… Continue

Added by mynetshepherd.com on December 12, 2008 at 8:13pm — 2 Comments

Ice Vending

As you can see I like the vending industry. Its mostly low maintenance and less customer interaction. Another benefit while I plug the industry is that you can put off a big business look while you sit in your "office" at home and count your money.

I found (actually my brother found) a neat opportunity within the Ice Vending, yah I said it Ice Vending. Think of how many times you spent in the parking lot of a gas station or convience store banging a large bag of ice on the ground to get it… Continue

Added by Chris Spurgeon on December 12, 2008 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Uncoachable Coach

I am usually amazed when talking with other coaches, counselors, practitioners and business owner. Many of them come to me because their businesses are not supporting them financially and they have a big lack of clients.



As a coach who coaches with other coaches and business owners to help them build their practices, I have a lot of experience in dealing with some major egos.



The amazing part is that these… Continue

Added by Justin Lukasavige on December 12, 2008 at 5:17pm — 1 Comment

Coin operated Breathalyzer



I don't know how many of you have been to a bar. Whether you hang out there daily or just every six months. But nevertheless you always see people who are arguing about how drunk they are and how the skinny one is a light weight. Well Better yet here is something that will also save lives. Some have been to the point where they just don't know if they are…
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Added by Chris Spurgeon on December 12, 2008 at 5:00pm — No Comments

KIOSK KIOSK KIOSK

Some of you know what a Kiosk is and some do not. Well for those who don't a Kiosk is that small cart like "shop" in isle at the mall. Anyways, I was walking through the mall the other day and saw something that was pretty neat. Someone took a "claw machine" and modified it so that you could have 4 users at once, and made it into a kiosk. It got me thinking about what other types of businesses could be molded in a fashion that they also could be kiosks. Here are some of the benefits and… Continue

Added by Chris Spurgeon on December 12, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Give Your Body A Break and It Will Heal Itself!

You can see the body's God-Given ability to heal itself when you cut your finger. Blood rushes in and cleanses, then makes a nice "band-aid" scab so the body can send healing fluid in to repair and rebuild the tissue. When the body is finished we usually don't even have a scar! A broken bone will be stronger at the broken point and a splinter will eventually fester and work it's way out.



The same process happens on the inside.
The American Medical Association released a… Continue

Added by Celeste & Phil Davis on December 12, 2008 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

My 23rd Birthday.......For the first time in my life I'm dreading it

I turn 23 on December 15th and I have been dreading this day for the past few weeks. Yes I know, I'm still young....trust me I am well aware of this fact. I am so aware that I recognize the fact that I am at an age where I'm no longer considered 'entry-level' but no one is willing to peg me a 'professional' yet.



I want to change the world, and I feel like the last year has been a complete waste of time. I am no closer to figuring out who I am, I am no closer to finding my direction… Continue

Added by Erinn on December 12, 2008 at 3:23pm — 6 Comments

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