Saw this nice post "Wake up Parents" and couldn't restrict myself from sharing it. Years back, poor illiterate parents produced ♦ Doctors, ♦ Engineers, ♦ Scientists, ♦ Accountants, ♦ Lawyers, ♦ Architects, ♦ Professors.., whom I will refer to as Group 'A'. These Group 'A' Children struggled on their own after Primary 6 or Grade 12, to become notable personalities. Most of them ♦ trekked to school barefooted ♦ went to farms ♦ fetched water a

New year and same old me or maybe not

New year and same old me or maybe not
Most of us make resolutions for the new year and hope everything will change magically in this year but as the days pass on so does the enthusiasm and the new resolutions are left behind to solve the old issues first from the previous year. The same story is repeated for most of us year on year. The problem is that we try to set unrealistic aims and goals, even though it's OK to set your aim/ goal high but also must realize that we can only reach there wit

Stop Worrying and Start Living

These are the excerpts from one of my favorite book by Dale Carnegie RULE 1: If you want to avoid worry, do what Sir William Osier did: Live in "day-tight compartments". Don't stew about the future. Just live each day until bedtime. RULE 2: The next time Trouble-with a capital T- comes gunning for you and backs you up in a corner, try the magic formula of Willis H. Carrier: a. Ask yourself, "What is the worst that can possibly happen if I can't solve my

Too old for technology… NOT!

Too old for technology… NOT!
You are never too old to learn a new skill or hobby. by Sherri Meinke This winter, I had one of my computer students attempt to teach me to knit. Needless to say, I was dropping stitches, pulling the yarn too tight… it windows was an absolute nightmare. I was frustrated that I could not master the simple skill of a basic knitting stitch. It definitely humbled me and made me think of how many of my students get frustrated in class with computers. Do I left

7 Things No One Told Me About Being an Entrepreneur

Excellent Article by Kimanzi Constable @ entrepreneur.com Many people become entrepreneurs because they want to take charge of their financial future and enjoy the freedom entrepreneurship can provide. While the allure of entrepreneurship is strong, there are some realities you should be aware of before you decide to take the leap. I hate to say it, but entrepreneurship isn't for everyone. If you're not prepared, you could end up turning your dream into

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Came across this excellent article by HAL ELROD How you start your day sets the context and your mindset for the rest of the day. Yet, most people start the day with procrastination by hitting the snooze button, telling their subconscious that they don’t even have the self-discipline to get out of bed in the morning, let alone do what’s necessary to be happy, healthy and successful. Stand-up comedian Demetri Martin's humorous take on the subject sums it

13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Stuff Done

Came across this excellent article by Jonathan Long.  As entrepreneurs, we've all experienced it at some point -- that moment in the day where you are sitting at your desk and have lost all focus. You grab your phone and check out social media, reply to some text messages and surf your favorite websites. You have a mile long list of tasks to get done but you can’t seem to focus on them. Here are 13 hacks to help increase your productivity: 1. Exercise fi

8 Things My Dad Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life | Entrepreneur.com

1. Quit complaining 2. Appreciate what you have 3. Frame and control your message 4. Make time for those you love 5. Give more than you take 6. Wake up early 7. Nurture close relationships 8. Watch your cholesterol and your mind Bonus: Take a nap. We both recently discovered the incredible value of a power nap, although his are a bit longer than mine. Take naps. You will not regret it.   To read the full article, please click the link below....

Miscellaneous Quotes

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. - Beverly Sills - Opera Singer (1929 - 2007) Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. - Author It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot - Novelist (1819 - 1880) Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. - Ancient Indian Prov...