Dealing with Disappointment

It has been two years now (ish) since I finished up my graduate program at Liberty University. Having secured a Master’s Degree in Executive Leadership, I was convinced that I would be returning to Illinois like a prodigal child returning home. Prospective employers would be lined up at the Illinois / Indiana border, waving offers of employment in my direction. I would have to break the spirit of multiple hopeful employers as this newly minted model of success would only be capable of filling the role of CEO for one lucky company. Continue reading “Dealing with Disappointment”

Adventures In Parenting – John & Danielle Puig

Adventures in Parenting takes us into the life of an individual or couple who are currently (or have been) parents in order to get an idea of how they navigate their way through the process of raising up their children. So, here’s how this works. This week’s guests are John and Danielle Puig. I have provided them with a list of 25 or so questions of which they were instructed to choose five. This will serve as an interview of sorts with the conversation being, for the most part, of their choosing. Continue reading “Adventures In Parenting – John & Danielle Puig”

Finish what you start

One of our goals in life should be to maximize the amount of free time that we have with our families. While being employed is extremely important and necessary for sustaining and adult life and family, it means very little if it is consuming your time and leaving you with little enjoyment. With that said, we should all be looking for more opportunities to do new things with those that we love. There will always be time to work but your kids will only be kids for a little while. Continue reading “Finish what you start”

You never stop learning.

Many people have this mindset that there is nothing left to learn after our formal education is over. All the training that we will ever need for life was crammed into the first 18 to 24 years of our lives. From that point on, it’s easy sailing. However, anyone who actually participates actively in life knows better than this. We are always learning and constantly needing to pick up new tools. This is not just a job thing. It is a life thing. Continue reading “You never stop learning.”

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