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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 4th Mistake — Majoring in Minor Things


The allure of the minor things in life can be difficult to resist. The trivial, the mundane, the distractions, the shiny object, the squirrel flitting from branch to branch. They are almost like a drug, reaching out to you, interrupting, … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 3rd Mistake — Lacking Integrity


There are many things you can lack and still be successful. You can fall short in many areas of your character, skills, talents, and experience and still steer clear of danger. Integrity isn’t one of the things. This is what INTEGRITY means … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 2nd Mistake — Negative Influences


There is no lack of advice in this world. If you want or need advice, you can always find someone willing to give it. Even when you don’t want it, someone will be very willing and eager to jump in … Continue reading

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10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything — The 1st Mistake — Pride and Arrogance


“The Proud will be humbled. Let not the wise boast of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength or the rich boast of their riches.” ~ Jeremiah 9:23 That is what scripture says. How old is this scripture? Let’s … Continue reading

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How 10 Deadly Mistakes Cost Me Everything I Held Dear


I once thought I had life all figured out. I had the perfect plan. I was going to be rich. Famous too. Accomplish great things. Perform legendary feats. Do countless good deeds. Leave a lasting legacy. Become powerful. Create an … Continue reading

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Why I’ve Given Up on Tricks To Get Reads


I’m done with tricks, tomfoolery, and with all of these ways that “master bloggers” recommend to get people to read your stuff. It’s not that I don’t want people to read what I write. Quite the contrary. I get huge … Continue reading

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Why You Need To Tell Me When It’s Time To Call It Quits


My Dad was a winner. In every sense of the word. He wasn’t famous. Or rich. Didn’t have any degrees. Never even went to High School. He was an immigrant who came to this country with a strong work ethic, … Continue reading

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