Back to School Soon :-)


Parents are almost at the starting gate for Back to School. As the upcoming school year A local newspaper reports “students they approached moan and groan about their summer break about to end.”

SOON Teachers will hit the ground running as the first school bell rings to begin the new school year. Veteran teacher say preparing for the school year is no easy task. Teachers all over are back to campus and have started setting up classrooms, organizing lesson plans and attending meetings.

Every one I spoke with said, they were saying lots of “Prayers.”

Start Today with a New Ending


“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” -Maria Robinson

Your life is full of ups and downs. Sometimes you can get stuck when you have ups and downs. We notice everything in life is falling apart and it doesn’t seem like there’s anyway up. You regret the choices you’ve made.
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Change Your Tomorrow Today


You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change your tomorrow.

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!” (2 Corinthians 5:17). There it is! Right on the pages of God’s Word we are told that we are being made new. We can choose to believe it and walk in that truth, or we can deny the power of God and His power to change even the deadest of hearts into hearts softened with love. He is making all things new, He is bringing the dead back to life!

Year-End Strategic Planning

Here are 10 simple tips to guide your strategic planning for the coming year.

By David Finkel Co-author, Seven Proven Principles to Grow Your Business and Get Your Life Back’ @DavidFinkel Credit: Getty Images

Strategic planning is essentially making the tough decisions on where to invest your business’s resources … Here are ten tips to do it better.

What is your single biggest “limiting factor” inside your business? In other words, what one limitation is currently doing the most to limit the growth and success …What are 10 potential ways to push back or make your limiting factors less limiting for your business? 

Now Go back through your list of 10 “solutions” … Go through your list of 10 “solutions” and note each solution that is a “home run”.

  • Determine your “sweet spots”. More from David Finkel Going back to your above list of 10 solutions to each of your limiting factors, circle the solutions that are both a low hanging fruit and a home run. These are your “sweet spots”.
  • Clarify the business you are trying to build. Too many business owners never stop and clarify in writing …
  • Work backwards from your target.
  • If you’re not sure how to best reach your subgoals, brainstorm a long list of at least 10 potential ideas. Use the “sweet spot” technique … For the balance of the 10 solutions,  great idea and resources go here.