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Learning How to Fly Our DJI Mavic Mini Drone

Learning How to Drive Takes on a Whole New MeaningWhen we first started our online business we thought learning how to drive referred to learning how to drive a car. In the online world learning how to drive is different. We have just learned how to drive our new DJI Mavic Mini Drone.Learning How to […]

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Start to Reinvent Yourself With These Three Steps

Today’s the Day to Reinvent Yourself ….. Surprise!Ever wake up in the morning and say, today I’m going to reinvent myself?  Or has the need to reinvent yourself sneaked up and yelled surprise! For most of us, life sends us wake-up calls when we least expect them. People are forced to ask themselves now what?! […]

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At the Fork … Where Do You Want to Go?

Do You Know What You Want?One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire Cat in a tree.  “Which road do I take?” She asked. His response was a question: “Where do you want to go?” “I don’t know” Alice answered , “Then,” said the cat “it doesn’t matter.” Lewis Carroll, […]

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How Engaged are You at Work?

Only 34% of People Are Engaged at WorkDid you know ​66% of people are disengaged at work, and out of those 13% are actively disengaged?  This doesn’t mean that people hate their jobs, it means they aren’t inspired, don’t take initiative and most are living for the weekends. That’s where the expression working stiff must […]

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Time to Get in the Game and Off the Sidelines

How much time do you spend time wishing? …. Wishing you were someone else? …. doing something else …. living somewhere else?  A 2019 study suggests on average we spend 142 mins a day on social media. That’s 142 mins of wishing we are on that vacation, buying that car, in another relationship ….. wishing. Get […]

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New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work For Most

So today is January 8th, just 8 days into 2020….  New Year’s Resolutions?  How are your’s going?  If you’re like most, you’re starting to waver a little.  Why? …. it’s not because you’re a bad person.   It’s because New Years’s Resolutions force us to focus on who we aren’t.New Year’s Resolutions Focus on Our WeaknessesDo we […]

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Believe in Yourself and New Possibilities Open Up!

Believe in yourself and open limitless possibilities.  This sounds simple, but it’s not.  Believing in yourself can be difficult at times.  Sometimes it’s easier just to doubt ourselves. That way we stay in our safe and cozy comfort zone.  Often it takes courage and a conscious effort to get rid of our fears and self-doubt. We […]

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Carpe Diem or the Waiting Place?

It’s Your Choice!Carpe Diem – Seize the Day!In the movie Dead Poets Society there is a scene that has stuck with us since watching it many years ago.  Robin Williams gathers his class of young men in front of pictures of past young students who have walked the same halls.  Make Your Life ExtraordinaryRobin Williams […]

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Smiling is Good For Your Health and Your Wealth!

We are born with the ability to smile. The simple act of smiling makes us feel better.  Smiling is so contagious, it encourages others to smile back.  Have you ever smiled at someone who had a frown on their face?  When people smile at us, it’s hard not to smile back!Why is it then ….. […]

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You Can Start Today to Reinvent Yourself

Are you stuck in a job, commuting for hours, lost your passion? …Start today to reinvent yourself.Are you trapped with no idea what you’re going to do with your life for the next 30+ years?  As recruiters, we have met lots of people who over 45, felt lost and afraid.  Here are three simple steps […]

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