Tag: advice

What is a dream job?

What is a dream job?

What is a dream job? How does one find it? It seems illusive for many of us to, say the least. Let’s start with what makes that job a “dream job”, for everyone it’s different. Is it as simple as making a certain amount of money? If money is the essence of employment that you’re seeking it may be as…

The Incredible Power of Small Changes

The Incredible Power of Small Changes

There’s a story I had heard many years ago that resonates with me, it’s about a person and their companion walking along the beach in the sand. As they walked along they were enjoying the sounds, smells and sights of this beautiful day except for one irritation – a small grain of sand had gotten into their shoe. As the…

The power of determination

The power of determination

Grit, that’s what it used to be called. Simple, down right grit. Basic determination to go from point A to point B, regardless of the obstacles we encounter. Grit is defined as “courage and resolve; strength of character”. Being determined is much like being passionate about something. We’re often determined in our personal lives. We’re determined to help our children…

Easy to Say, Hard to Do

Easy to Say, Hard to Do

Don’t we often find that old saying ‘easier said than done’ so true? What in life isn’t just that? The reality is if we want it we should be willing to put in the hard work to do it. Change is hard, scary and often the outcome is unknown. Dedication to working hard to get to an uncertain outcome isn’t…

Life Recipes

Life recipes… We all follow recipes when we cook, we follow directions to build things and we follow instructions at work. So, what about life? No recipes, directions or instructions to follow often leads us feeling a bit lost! Once upon a time we lived in a world with connecting yards, victory gardens and front porches. Sunday school followed by…