December 2013

It’s that time that we planning for next year and closing out this year. One of my personal goals is that I want to make a difference in the world. Sounds like a big goal and  I know that I am only one person, but I believe that together each our efforts will make an BIG impact.

I want to share with you a few of my favorite groups that I enjoy supporting; that are solid charities, not just at the end of the year but throughout the year.

Operation Gratitude

Operation Gratitude supports U.S Service members and their families by sending 100,000+ care packages each year that are put together by volunteers with snacks, entertainment items and personal letters of appreciation addressed to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed in hostile regions. And they also include their children left behind while deployed overseas with care packages.

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 Operation Gratitude Mission

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In this blog post I want to share with you some of my best practices to setting goals for success. As we get closer to the New Year, many of you are already setting goals that are going to start on January 1st.

Here’s the problem with that, if you’re going to wait to start later you have already missed out and are behind in the race..

Think about it this way –  if you are a football player would you wait until the day of the first game of the season to start practicing or would you take the time to start getting in shape and practicing for your best game ahead of time?

No, you would have been practicing, studying the playbook and getting in shape way ahead of time.

Setting Goals

Setting Goals that will Lead To Disappointment

One of the biggest problems with setting goals that will start at the beginning of the New Year is that most of those goals are unrealistic and in most cases will never be met.

You might ask why?

What happens is that we get to the 1st of the year and we decide that we want to accomplish a huge lofty goal, something thats going to transform us to a different person!!! Problem is that up until that point, we have not done anything to prepare ourselves to start working towards that goal. There were no changes in our daily habits or routines that would help move us closer to Continue Reading….


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