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Lessons Learned As A Solopreneur

Taking the leap to solopreneurship. I was speaking with someone recently who suggested that they’d like to make the leap one day and leave the corporate world.  They didn’t feel ready yet but suggested that maybe I could share my solopreneur “...
by A Cake Walk Life on Mar 8, 2016

What’s the Purpose of Life?

What’s the purpose of life?  It’s THE big question that we all ask.  What’s the point of all this?  Why are we here?  What are we supposed to be doing with our lives? We ask these questions hoping THE answerContinue Reading...
by Breakthrough Systems on Mar 6, 2016

How to make someone fall in love with you

About this book This book is, without doubt, the most powerful book on our planet that covers the topic of making someone fall in love with you. Up to this day, I can assure you that there is no other book similar or even close in content to this one...
by Beauty advice for Women on Feb 22, 2016

BEYOND THE SURFACE: 4 Important practices to bring out the magic of ‘ME’

BEYOND THE SURFACE: 4 Important practices to bring out the magic of ‘ME’ For years I managed a billion dollar portfolio, built facilities and programs used by millions, stood in front of media, board members, leaders and teams to deliver messages...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 15, 2016

Five Ways to Build Team Players

Except for maybe Isaac Newton, nobody has ever accomplished anything great all on their own. Dorie Clark shares five tips for teams to work more cohesively together in an article for Forbes. First, create ground rules so that the team enjoys “organ...
by CAI University on Feb 14, 2016

The Qualities of an Effective Team Player

Marty Brounstein shares at For Dummies the qualities that embody a real team player. If all of these things describe you, then you are in good shape. They demonstrate reliability, communicate constructively, active listen, actively participate, share...
by CAI University on Feb 14, 2016

Five Ways to Be a Good Team Player

When you put the team goals ahead of your personal ambition, you become the most valuable possible employee. Margaret Steen counts five ways to be a good team player in an article for Monster. The first way is to meet your deadlines—go figure. Team...
by CAI University on Feb 14, 2016

How to Work with Someone Who Isn’t a Team Player

A team member who cannot play well with others is a splinter in your thumb that never comes out. Grace Ferguson writes for Chron with how to deal with such a person. First, you need to know the signs. Poor team players might procrastinate, deflect bl...
by CAI University on Feb 14, 2016

Three Questions That Determine If You’re a Team Player at Work

Cathy Paper provides three very fundamental questions at American City Business Journals to determine if you are a team player or a self-centered mole person. The first question is very simply, “Do you say please and thank you?” Gratitude is one...
by CAI University on Feb 14, 2016

PARENTING LESSONS LEARNED: How to handle 6 common negative feelings that come with being a parent

I was a career-focused young woman with strong determination to keep climbing the ladder in a company’s hierarchy. In my work, I was unfaltering and […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulwor...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 10, 2016

BEYOND THE SURFACE: Writing exercise to discover your story and self-limiting beliefs

BEYOND THE SURFACE: Stories to live by, or writing a new narrative I’ve always been on a mission to ‘create from rather than be defined by’. While it’s been my mission all along, it’s taken almost forty years to see and accept it. Continue...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 10, 2016

What Did I Learn

I often ask myself, “What did I learn” after going through various life experiences.  It seems that the harder lessons are the ones that really make me stop and ponder, “What was the lesson here?” On Monday there was a lot of discussion arou...
by A Cake Walk Life on Feb 9, 2016

Learning To Live Without Regrets

Yesterday I went to visit my mom. I hadn’t seen her in a few weeks. I feel that my remaining time with her is precious and I want to make the most of it. She’s nearing 86 years old. She’s in relatively good health considering her age and some o...
by A Cake Walk Life on Jan 26, 2016

BEYOND THE SURFACE: Personal inventory to discover your energies and who you are

TUNNEL VISION: Seeing is Being More Than Meets the Eye Part One—Living in the Dark I used to change or progress in roles every few years. I’d try a new activity every fall. I typically have 2-4 books on the go. I’m outspoken, have opinions, and...
by The Mindful Word on Jan 25, 2016

Nourishment Of Another Kind

For the last ten days I’ve been really sick.  I didn’t know what was wrong.  I figured some sort of gastroenteritis.  I lost 10 pounds.  I felt weak and got winded walking up a flight of stairs.  I couldn’t eat anything for the first five...
by A Cake Walk Life on Jan 18, 2016

ADIEU, RIVENDELL: Leaving God to find God [Part 1 of 2]

Part I Flight under cover of darkness I walk out of my house at 4 a.m., carrying my duffel bag and guitar, and make sure […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Jan 16, 2016

UNCOMFORTABLE IS HEALTHY: Learn How to Confront Your Emotions to Gain Strength and Grow

UNCOMFORTABLE IS HEALTHY: Getting in touch with confronting emotions We wish our lives away. From the time we’re born to the time we pass into the next world, we are in a constant state wishing away the future Continue reading at The Mindful Word...
by The Mindful Word on Jan 12, 2016

Are The Results In Your Life Stinking? Here’s a Reminder for The Best Help for Your Goals & Vision

Have you ever wondered why your life is stinking or not turning out the way that you have imagined or dreamed it to be? Often times you must stop and check to see if it’s the enemy trying to hold us back or is it … Read the rest of this post...
by In Step With Christ on Jan 6, 2016

INVINCIBLE: Help and hope for sufferers of domestic violence

Excerpted from Invincible: The 10 Lies You Learn Growing up With Domestic Violence and the Truths to Set You Free, in which author Brian F. Martin […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.o...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 15, 2015

Summit Interviews

The Summit Interviews Gina Battye Interviews Dr Joe Vitale – Procrastination Gina Battye Interviews Sharon Lechter – Vision Gina Battye Interviews Glenn Morshower – Intuition Gina Battye Interviews Roz Savage – Courage Gina B...


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