Another Moment in Time

Last week we, sadly, have another moment to remember when we lost our innocence. As a marathoner, my heart breaks for multiple reasons for what happened in Boston. I went back and found something I wrote in 2009 about terrorism, hate, and hope. I thought it appropriate to share it again: Knowledge is Power  

FOCUS – Be Present

Selected Life Lesson Always be available; if only to listen. -Lola S’ Life Lesson from Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… I hate being at dinner or coffee with a friend and they can’t seem to put there phone down. There are times when I am moments away from either screaming or just walking out completely. […]

Newsletter: Creating Create Impressions

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month We make fast decisions. You have already decided whether you are going to read this or not, but I encourage you to read this … why? Because we all make […]

A Sponsored Story on Life

In this city that never sleeps, building and sustaining friendships is difficult. Very difficult. Dating is even harder. Friendships are hard because everyone works until seven or eight in the evening and to get together can take an hour of travel — one way! Relationships are hard for the same reason, and because, and this […]

FOCUS: To Do Lists

Selected Life Lesson Hard work yields results. -Daniel F’s Life Lesson from Independence, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Last week I checked off a new item on my Life To Do List. Before I tell you what it was, I must ask, “How is progress on your list going?” In our busy lives, it can be easy […]

Winning Is Not An End

Sure, winning the Super Bowl for Joe Flacco was and will forever be an amazing experience. But what about all the experiences he has had along the way? The Pop Warner games, the high school Friday nights, and the losses all along the way. For a guy like Joe Flacco, it has to have been […]

Change is Inevitable

Change is one of those things that will forever and always be a constant in life. It will always be there. Sometimes in the form of a blessing. Sometimes in a curse. But that change is inevitable means we can either embrace it, take it, or change the change. Parents are special in that they […]