Happy New Year 2017 and Welcome Ultimate Blog Challenge!

  So 2017 is here! A new year with new opportunities to succeed in various areas of life.   It’s common in January each year to debate the merits of making resolutions versus developing workable and proactive objectives and goals. As a writer, lifelong learner, and soon-to-be Doctor of Education, I like to look at … Read more

Mission Accomplished- What to Expect in June

So I accomplished my goal for completing my May blog series – check it out if you missed it – although the actual completion happened in June! However, it’s done and now I have to make up about a week of posts for this new month of June.   I can really relate to this … Read more

Who’s In Your Circle of Friends?

I read this devotional thought today about our “circle of friends” and realized what an important concept this is not only for the sake of friendship and socialization, but also for networking and professional growth. ******* “I believe we need to have what I call ‘divine connections.’ In other words, pray about your circle of … Read more

Facing Fears-Focusing Forward

Since we are approaching the end of another year in less than two months, it’s a good time to reflect on fears confronted, lessons learned, and progress made – and then take all that to build a plan for success as we focus forward on the upcoming new year of 2013. Why wait until the … Read more

Prepare a Plan & Don’t Procrastinate!

It’s a commonly repeated adage: “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.”  OK, maybe not intentionally, but it happens, nevertheless. Sad, but true. So I’m giving it another shot – another blog challenge, this time the 31 Days Blog Challenge. Today’s task: prepare a plan for your posts. Well, life has once again thrown … Read more