Thanks to the efforts of many individuals, organizations, and awareness campaigns, the future looks bright for individuals with special needs.
So much has changed, even within the past decade, in terms of society’s acceptance of individuals with disabilities and understanding of the reality that individuals with special needs can positively impact others—including their families, schools, communities, and businesses. Continue reading “Happy Memorial Day: Commemorating those who gave their lives so that all Americans could have the opportunity to #BeImpactful”
Last month, Exceptional Entrepreneurs (an innovative ministry of Grace Church in Fort Myers, Florida) invited me to speak to a group of their parents and to share how I serve and guide my clients through some of life’s often frustrating and overwhelming planning decisions. Continue reading “How “Blue Tulle” Provides People with a Purpose”
Split Pea Soup. Appealing to you?
Does mentioning this pale-green, creamy, luke-warm liquid make anyone feel excited? Accomplished? How about proud?
Until recently, me neither. None of those emotions came to mind.
Continue reading “Split Pea Soup”
I recently read an article explaining how to act in a way that made you seem more genuine. The whole premise of this article perplexed me. I believe the perception of a genuine conversation stems from truly being engaged and being interested in getting to know another person on a deeper level.
The thing I love most about what I do daily is having the ability to build genuine relationships. I love learning about what makes individuals unique.
Continue reading “Don’t Act. Be.”
Mike Tyson was once quoted saying, “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
It is that time of year in which many of us are looking back at our successes and challenges of 2015. Through that reflection, we are evaluating how well we kept our focus of the intentions that we set for the year. As well as remembering the accomplishments and challenges of the past, most of us are planning for and anticipating a successful upcoming year. Whether we are working on a detailed business plan for 2016 or just listing a few significant goals we have in our lives for the year, we must think about the above quote.
Continue reading “Create a Plan for the Unexpected”