Category Archives: Self Improvement

Coming, ready or not…

Have you ever played this game, Coming, ready or not? We used to play it all the time as children. One person closes their eyes, turns their back to the group and counts to 100. The other children run to find the best hiding place and settle in to wait. It seems to take forever…

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Come Near to God…

Come near to God and He will come near to you.  James 4:8 Recently I spoke with a friend who has struggled in her efforts to draw near to God. She inspired me to write what is in my heart, in the hope that it may help others. Of course God IS near to all…

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Life Choices

Life Choices Demand Our Attention Every day of our lives there are choices to be made. Some are insignificant, some important and others are life-changing. We need to exercise good judgment, to ensure that we are happy about the results of our choices, because every choice we make has an effect in our lives and…

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Check Your Priorities

Check Your Priorities Before you can make a balanced plan for your future, you will need to look at your priorities. It will probably be a surprise to discover how many priority items are on your list. For example: Quality time with family Mealtimes Sleep Work (if you have not yet retired) Travel (to and…

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Plan for Success

To Plan for Success – First Know What You Want. Is it to improve your lifestyle, buy a new house or car, or raise money for charity? It is important to know your aim – so think about it seriously and then write it down. It should be written in one sentence – short enough…

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Getting Organized

The Need for Getting Organized As beginning marketers, I’m sure you will have already realized the need to be organized. I know it sounds boring, but disorganization will rob you of valuable time. You know how it is. We sign up for coaching, buy info products and software in the hope of learning how to…

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Potential for Success

What is Your Potential for Success? Most of my report cards from school said:  “Kerrie is not working to her full potential.” For me it meant that yes, I was listening in class, but no I was not studying and therefore not achieving my potential. My mother had plenty of potential. She was one of those people who…

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Are You a Risk Taker?

Be Willing to Take a Calculated Risk This is an interesting subject, because most of us fall into one of two categories, that is a) The risk takers b) The overly cautious One of my sons has always been a risk taker. You know the kind. They have to experiment and try everything out for themselves. There are advantages…

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Promises, Promises….

Have you heard people say: “Promises, Promises”…? It is usually said when someone has made a promise, but the other person concerned is not at all sure that the promise maker will keep the promise. Promise makers and promise keepers are two entirely different kinds of people.  Have you noticed that? It’s easy to make…

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Do You Have Good EI?

EI – EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Wikipedia states:  Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to identify, assess, and control the emotions of oneself, of others, and of groups. “CAN I HELP YOU?” What a pleasant man, I thought, as I inspected the range of carpets on display.  My attitude soon changed though, as this ‘pleasant’ man began to badger me.  He…

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Positive Thinking isn’t Good Enough!

Positive Thinking is Powerful, but it isn’t good enough on its own. Have you ever answered “fine”, or “well thank you”, when someone asks “How are you today?” Yet all the time you were thinking, “I am so exhausted I can hardly stand up”, or “actually I feel terrible. I had a fight with my…

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Potential for Success

Do You Understand Your Potential for Success? Most of my report cards from school said:  “Kerrie is not working to her full potential.” For me it meant that yes, I was listening in class, but no I was not studying and therefore not achieving my full potential. My mother had plenty of potential. She was one of those…

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Life Choices

Life Choices Demand Our Attention. Every day of our lives there are choices to be made. Some are insignificant, some important and others are life-changing. We need to exercise good judgment, to ensure that we are happy about the results of our choices, because every choice we make has an effect in our lives and…

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Are You A Baby Boomer?

Wikipedia states:  “A baby boomer is a person who was born during the demographic post-World War II baby boom between the years 1946 and 1964, according to the U.S. Census Bureau… In Europe and North America boomers are widely associated with privilege, as many grew up in a time of widespread government subsidies in post-warhousing and education, and increasing affluence. As…

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Why Do I Need a Mentor?

Personally I think everyone would do well to have a Mentor. At every stage of life, it’s good to have someone to look up to, someone you respect who knows more than you, someone you can go to for advice when you need it. More than that, it’s good to have someone you trust and…

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