What Happens When You Put Off Living to Wait for a Better Future?

Live in the moment! It’s a pretty common phrase, right? But, like much of the advice I give out, it’s easier said than done. After all, how much of our lives do we spend waiting? Waiting to grow up, waiting to get a job that you actually enjoy, waiting to be able to afford that … More What Happens When You Put Off Living to Wait for a Better Future?

The Time to Start Mentoring is NOW!

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” -Steve Spielberg Individual benefits of having a mentor – and being one – are wide-ranging and far-reaching, no matter where you are in your career. For the organization, these benefits are multiplied: improved … More The Time to Start Mentoring is NOW!

How to Stop Yourself from Preventing Your Success

Today I am bringing you another quote. Have you ever heard the little voice in your head saying, “you can’t do that”? Maybe you think, “it’s too late for me to change careers” or “that’s just the way things are”. Well, my quote today is here to tell you that those mindsets are simply incorrect. … More How to Stop Yourself from Preventing Your Success

Discovering Alexandra’s New Year with The Quiz of The Year

A fellow blogger asked us to participate in this quiz (see Saddles to Shorelines for her answers)…so I’d better get my answers out before I get too much into this New Year! I’ll share my thoughts from the Alexandra side of the Founders of The Back Forty Fliers…and you can see Darrell’s here. What were your highlights … More Discovering Alexandra’s New Year with The Quiz of The Year

Gap Crossing

“Your problem is to bridge the gap which exists between where you are now and the goal you intend to reach.” -Earl Nightingale There’s where we are now. There’s where we want to be. There’s a gap. The first inclination is to be diminished by the gap. Just like when you first realize something about … More Gap Crossing