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I Wanted to be a Man…and Help Create World Peace!

Ever watch the movie, MR. DEEDS? Adam Sandler who plays Deeds, asks people what they wanted to do with their lives.Many of the people in the  audience shout out what they wanted to be earlier in their life.From veterinarians to fireman, everyone had a thought about what role they wanted to play and one woman…

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You Didn’t Major in Mediocrity

Ever look at those bright eyed, “I’m off to change the world” graduates and think, “Yeah, right!” Truth is, most people have an expectation for their lives they expect to grow into. Think back on your own experiences.What did you want to do or start or be part of? What movement could you picture yourself…

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When You are On Purpose

When she was just 5, Hannah Taylor observed a homeless man rummaging in the garbage for food.By the time she was 8, Hannah started The Ladybug Foundation which has had an incredible impact on homelessness in Canada. It’s not important whether you have heard about it. It may be one of many organizations that are…

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Use, Don’t Refuse the Muse

  A Muse is considered your source of personal inspiration.While the original term refers to goddesses in Greek mythology, today anything that you derive your spark of creativity from might be considered your Muse. We might be inspired by anything our senses experience,by an event we take part in or even a cause we are…

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Want a Little Business A`La Carte?

One of my friends is a bit compulsive about any food presented to her.She often prefers any liquid foods to be a’la carte. Whether a gravy, sauce or type of condiment, she simply enjoys having those items on the side rather than on top or mixed in with her meal. Many people prefer to start…

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My New Rescue Dog and the Picture in Your MInd

This has been a week of mixed emotions for me.On Monday we said “Good-bye” to the Weimaraner we rescued more than 12 years ago.He truly was an amazing animal and one I bonded with completely.Everything about this week has been bittersweet. Tomorrow we will arrive to meet our new special boy and take him back…

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CREATING A RELEVANT BUSINESS

  There are countless new businesses opening daily.I live in Georgia, which was once again ranked the #1 place to start a business in the country(WOOHOO!).But there is no hiding the fact that 96% (YIKES!) of businesses fail within ten years of starting. Given such grim statistics one would wonder why even bother becoming a…

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Are You a Settler?

If someone asks what you do, have you ever described yourself as a settler? In the Pioneer days, settlers took a stand and created a habitat often where there were few other people but we don’t talk much about people being settlers today. But you might well be a settler. The type of settler who…

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Five Things To Do Just For Yourself

The country artist, Toby Keith sang a little ditty a few years ago which included the words; “I wanna talk about me Wanna talk about I Wanna talk about number one Oh my me my What I think, what I like, what I know, what I want, what I see…” Sounds selfish doesn’t it? But…

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What About Your Show?

When a baseball player first gets to the major leagues, he is welcomed to the “show”. The phrase,”You’re going to the show” often signifies a move up into a truly professional league, whether baseball, hockey or basketball. Years of practice, hard work, commitment and discipline finally pay off with an opportunity to show off skills…

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