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The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

From a recent article in SUCCESS From Home by John C. Maxwell entitled “The Law of Intentionality“… Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: Five. There’s a difference between deciding and doing.   I love this. Thank you, Mr. Maxwell. This year? JUST JUMP OFF!

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CHALLENGING THE UNKNOWN

The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

THAT “NICHE” THING

Most of you have heard about that “niche” thing…you know, the rule that says that one of the elemental keys to success in business is to find your niche – that one thing you do best – and stick to it. The idea here, I assume, is to avoid spreading yourself too thin and/or getting […]

YES, GRASSHOPPER…

— “But do you know how old I will be by the time I learn to really play the piano/act a scene/paint a portrait/write my book?” — “Yes. The same age you will be if you don’t.” Don’t know who said it. Not the same since I read it. The difference between those who do […]

WHY YOU NEED A WEBSITE: ARE YOU KIDDING?

Americans are spending more time online. In fact, studies show that roughly 80% of us now spend as much time online as we do watching television. Pretty compelling statistic…tells you a lot about our culture, our communication, and our commerce. Most importantly, it gives us — entrepreneurs, craftsmen, business professionals — a very clear picture […]