Archive for July, 2012


July 26, 2012

Don’t set compensation as a goal. Find work you like, and the compensation will follow.

– Harding Lawrence


Dealing with Change

July 25, 2012

Dealing with change? Ask the following questions:

  1. What can I learn from this?
  2. How can I improve?
  3. What do I want now?
  4. What actions do I need to take?


July 19, 2012

Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody.

– Meryl Streep


July 12, 2012

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving 110% all the time.

– Don Zimmer, Baseball Manager

25 Random Facts about Me

July 9, 2012
In an attempt to let you learn more about me, I am doing a different type of post today.  This one is some facts about me.
  1. I am the oldest of 3 siblings, I have a brother and a sister.
  2. I graduated High School at 15 years of age.
  3. I absolutely love recharging by the pool (or other water venues).
  4. I love chips & salsa.
  5. I have only owned Honda Civics, am on my 3rd one.
  6. I have been an Entrepreneur for 8 years.
  7. I love to knit.
  8. I learned to play the piano as a child and wish I played it more.
  9. I love to read books, particularly books that help you develop as a person.
  10. I am addicted to Facebook.
  11. I love to help others.
  12. I can never eat enough sushi.
  13. My favorite movie is The Sound of Music.  Second favorite is The Titanic.
  14. I am an Android user.  I refuse to get on the Apple trail.
  15. As of today, I have 726 friends on Facebook.
  16. My favorite Starbucks drink is the caramel macchiato, iced or hot.
  17. I taught knitting lessons at a quilt shop for 3 years before they discontinued carrying yarn.
  18. I was not raised with nor own a TV.  Not sure where I would find the time for one.
  19. I wear a lot of white and black.
  20. Most all of my close girlfriends are married and have moved away.
  21. I send 2000+ text messages a month.
  22. I have work eyeglass since the 6th grade and contacts since age 14.
  23. My dream job as a child was to be a 911 Operator.
  24. I have owned my own home for 5 years.
  25. I dream of someday not working 6 days a week.


July 5, 2012

My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.

– Sonny Perdue


July 2, 2012

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things that losers don’t like to do. – Albert E.N. Gray