It's pretty complicated when you consider the intricacies within your family. When my brother called me this evening and remarked on how well I sounded and that I will be fine;  I thought to myself "that's my role in the family".  I am always fine, I handle things well and I rarely let anyone in more than I choose....
Several people have asked me if I am nervous about the surgery next week, my typical answer is "not yet", I prefer to worry about things the day before verses days or weeks prior to any event. However, it's 4:00 am in the morning and I am up wandering around the house thinking it must be something I eat.... Seven...
In preparation of the surgery I wanted to change my habits by eating healthy and getting in great shape. Over the winter I had gained 10 pounds. I quickly dropped the weight by going to the gym five days a week and then I began juicing-- I combine a green apple, orange, carrots and beets (all organic) every day....
I am not sure how everyone else makes decisions or processes an upcoming event such as Living Kidney Donor surgery.  For me its very similar to how I make life decisions. I first consider is this the right decision for me? Is this something I want to do? Am I able to do this? I rarely consider the consequences such...
My brother Tim and I
A year ago my brother called me regarding his health, he found out his kidney's were failing. It was only a matter of months before he would be on dialysis.  For years Tim's health had been failing due to diabetes.  I come from a family of six children where diabetes is prevalent; according to data from the National Diabetes...
"EXCELLENCE is the result of many small tasks, all of which can be practiced and mastered". Source: Tom Peters When I speak on behalf of PTAC on lesson's learned in working with the government and gaining government contracts.... the message seems so basic. Small businesses like Ignite Worldwide's are mostly built off relationships vs. price. Therefore we have to do...
It takes process and people to make a great company! Too often with our busy schedules, technology, and often looking only at the numbers we miss the point. Consider what are your values and how does your company spread the word? In search of excellence a favorite of mine, the three main points include: People Customers Action Peters says that In Search...
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