anger, christian faith, communication, diligence, discernment, discipline, slow to speak

Last week I met a bully……

The Art of Skilled Communication and Discernment….. Last week I met a bully.  He spent weeks accusing me of lack of integrity and character and threatening to sue me numerous times.  At 54 years of age, I’ve had vast business experience. I’ve managed millions of dollars in budgets, overseeing people and properties and meeting the… Continue reading Last week I met a bully……

christian faith, communication, diligence, family values, gratitude, love, Perception

Perception. Painfully powerful. Today’s pick of the day.

Having been in sales since I've been an adult, I understand the power of perception. First impressions mean everything when it comes to building relationships. Having started a business that is also a ministry, both traits remain equally important. Perceptions and relationships are key to success. The difference in business and ministry? Eternity.  Now my goal is blending both… Continue reading Perception. Painfully powerful. Today’s pick of the day.

career moves faith, change, christian faith, diligence, discernment, gratitude, love, Perception, processing

Pause? No. Ready-fire-aim vs. ready-aim-fire. Today’s pick of the day.

In my younger days I was a bit ready-fire-aim. Life took its course and I was along for the ride. Things worked out ok though I made some unwise decisions along the way that had lingering consequences. As a result, I've ended up a whole lot more ready-aim-fire, which I suppose beats the alternative. Yet as a… Continue reading Pause? No. Ready-fire-aim vs. ready-aim-fire. Today’s pick of the day.

career moves faith, christian faith, communication, diligence, discipline, family values, gratitude, Perception, slow to speak, time management

Pick! How to choose right when times are just wrong. Today’s pick of the day.

There are many components to publishing a magazine. One, stories. I'm all about the stories. So many to be told, so little time. Don't let anyone tell you God is not at work. Second, advertising. Selling ads supports the magazine. It is not an option, therefore takes time and energy. With that comes the opportunity to… Continue reading Pick! How to choose right when times are just wrong. Today’s pick of the day.

children, communication, family values, gratitude, parenting, Perception, processing

Presents! How to give. How to receive. More importantly, how to accept. Today’s pick of the day.

Surely by now you've wrapped at least one gift. You've checked off lists, added to lists, and will likely stress over if you've gotten it all done. "Did I forget anyone? Will they like that gift? Will that new recipe be as good as I hope?" Deep down we hope for the perfect day. The best of… Continue reading Presents! How to give. How to receive. More importantly, how to accept. Today’s pick of the day.

children, communication, family values, gratitude, parenting, Perception, processing

Perfect Families. Beware of the lies! Today’s pick of the day.

It's the season when Christmas cards start arriving daily.  Most look for the best pictures that project the right image of the family. For obvious reasons we choose that one photo that brings us closest to at least looking like that perfect family. The one from the sunny beach, or in front of the lighted tree, or that… Continue reading Perfect Families. Beware of the lies! Today’s pick of the day.