Opening note. Press key. Begin. Breath in. Go. All starts start with a start so here it is. Slipping, sloping downwards, racing away. Momentum. Power. Accumulation. 35 more words

It's Okay to Mess UP!

If we see the word UP as an acronym for “Unlimited Potential” or “Untapped Potential” it gives even more meaning to the phrase, “UP Only!”. Each week I explore motivating ways to consider the word UP to increase our own “UP Potential”. 852 more words

Holy crap it worked: Tallulah's Progress P4/My 401st Post

I’ve made 400 posts on this blog – and now, 401. Hard to believe. There’s a part of me that really hopes I can finish this blog with 500 posts exactly, and part of me that thus worries I’ll somehow sabotage my writing process in order to make it fit that quota. 434 more words


My Advice to a Student: Avoid Putting All Your Eggs In One Basket

I mentor a sophomore at Biola University, my college alma mater.  We meet once a month for lunch on campus.  I am just bursting with career advice for her.   643 more words


Keep the momentum

The moment you think that you have acquired things to a point of being assets, forever remaining under your control, is the moment when you start losing them. 66 more words

Day 3

When Your Life Plan Conflicts with Life's Plan For You

One thing I know for sure is that life doesn’t always go as planned. Most of us have a specific, or even a general, idea of what we want and what we don’t want for ourselves. 402 more words

My 'A' Game

Surviving the slump: How to turn a layoff into an opportunity

CALGARY – Julia Zarina was laid off from her high-paying position at Suncor when oil prices collapsed, but she’s leveraging her human resources expertise to start a new business. 291 more words