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The Importance of Community

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The Importance of Community

I recently sent an email to my mailing list that took me a month to write. Why did it take me a month to write it? I suppose you could call it extreme writer’s block. I couldn’t think of the words to say. It was awful because someone was counting on me for a response. Continue reading The Importance of Community

Network Your Way to Success!

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Guest post by Angela Bryant-Brown

Ecclesiastes 4:9 –“Two [are] better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. ”

“Everybody needs somebody sometimes.” Most of us are familiar with this song phrase. And most of the time, if not all of the time, we refer this phrase to romantic relationships. But if you think about it, it can and should apply to all types of relationships including business.  Continue reading Network Your Way to Success!

The Definition of Success

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I just heard a wonderful talk by Earl Nightingale. It’s called “The Strangest Secret”. In this talk Mr. Nightingale gives us the best definition of success that he’d found. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal”. What is he talking about here? What is a worthy ideal? Mr. Nightingale talks about the worthy ideal as being a goal. Any goal. It could be more money, but it also be a better education or more well-behaved children. At any rate it’s intentionally working towards something. A direction and a destination. Success in life comes from reaching our goals. Continue reading The Definition of Success

Stand Strong!

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A friend told me this morning that he has given up. He’s tried, he’s prayed, he’s cried, but God won’t answer. So he’s giving up. He’s going back to the life he had before God entered his life. At least in that life he had friends. At least in that life he had money.

What can I tell him? I’ve seen his struggle. From the outside looking in, it looks like he has nothing. No real home, no money, no independence. What can I tell him? Should I just say goodbye and good luck? Continue reading Stand Strong!