Payday should be the happiest day of the month. Finally the balance in your bank account is higher than two digits, until you add up all your bills. Then you watch as that balance shrinks, shrivels and ultimately dies in the negative region. When... (Read More)
No matter what business you are in, growth is most likely one of your main goals. You know that a great part of the continued success of your business is the ability to bring existing customers back and to bring new ones in. How do you do this... (Read More)
Did you know that in ancient China, people used to send written messages to wish others a Happy New Year? The messages were actually part of the tradition to scare away the wild beast Nien. |
In the spirit of this ancient tradition, here is a bit... (Read More)
As a kid were you expected to take part in household chores every Saturday morning? Sure there were the cartoons and cereal, but after that was over, it was time to clean the house. As you got older, those chores had to be done before you left for... (Read More)
William Lamartine Thompson used his considerable talents to write several popular hymns throughout his life, but his story has a surprising entrepreneurial bent.
Thompson first had the idea to sell his songs to other publishers but was only... (Read More)
It's a new day. Time for a fresh start.
You've probably seen this Brad Paisley quote: "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one."
It's good. But Paisley certainly isn't the only person who has given us food for... (Read More)
You know the feeling. Your neck is stiff. Your jaw aches from clenching it. Your head is pounding. Your back hurts. And you just want to close your eyes for a minute. It’s one of those days where the stress is taking over. You may not have time... (Read More)
Some things were just better in our memories. Think of Grandma's savory meatballs for Sunday dinner or her sweet sugar cookies for dessert. Your grandmother’s recipe was always the best! But now you’ve grown up, and you simply can’t perfect... (Read More)
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” - Benjamin Franklin |
Did you know that people who write down their goals are more likely to achieve those goals? The biggest problem... (Read More)