Focus on making it happen

Life Lesson Of The Week I went back to school and got my degree as a non-traditional student. I did it when I didn’t think I could! -Linda M’s Life Lesson from Garden City, Kansas Focus On It Along with Linda, I am going “back to school” this month. As an avid politico, I found […]

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FOCUS: Lifelong Learning!

Selected Life Lesson I learned that grades aren’t the definition of my outcomes in eduction. -Teresa E’s Life Lesson from Wichita, Kansas Richard’s Thoughts… Many of my subscribers are either students or work in the education field and it is “back to school” season! For someone like me who is no longer involved in “formal” […]

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FOCUS: Talk Love!

Selected Life Lesson Willingness to try/learn something new can never be disappointing. Unwillingness to do anything disappoints everyone. -Linda L’s Life Lesson from St. Louis, Missouri Richard’s Thoughts… I have never made it a secret that I enjoy learning. I get it from a variety of paths including reading, talking and doing. I have recently […]

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Keep Learning

Did you know that up until ten years ago, the scientific community believed that our human brains had as much capacity for knowledge – neurons – when we were born that we would ever have. But then in 2002, we found out differently. One rogue scientist found out that our brains can and do in […]

Use Evernote to Simplify Your Life

Perhaps you buy into Tim Ferris’ Four-Hour Work Week. Perhaps you believe in the 60-hour work week. Or perhaps you’re someone who falls in between. No matter where you fall, there is something to be said about working smarter rather than harder. I have slowly been evolving from someone who keeps everything to someone who […]

FOCUS: Listen & Learn! (v3n26)

Selected Life Lesson Listen and look at it from both views and keep things in perspective. -Brad T’s life lesson from Des Moines, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… Finally! The election is over. I used to love the politics, but now I can honestly say that I loath it. I still care, just not for the … […]

Blink – Book Review

I recently finished Blink by Malcom Gladwell, and while not as good (in my opinion) of his latest work, Outliers which I already reviewed. While Outliers looked at what created personal success. Blink focuses on the two seconds your mind takes in making decisions. In a nut-shell it was fascinating. Why You Should Read It: […]