tide
The world as you once knew it is not as it once was. I have discussed this very fact over and over again. Prior to 2007, things were all good but by the time 2008 rolled around this fact drastically changed and those lingering effects can still be felt today. They (mainstream media) say things are picking up but never put all your confidence in what they say. Employment, wages vs. rising cost of living, and education are key topics in mainstream America as far as improving things go. But can these three things really be enhanced dramatically enough in order to accelerate positive production? Read More The Tide is Turning

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strongest
You know the saying, “Only the strongest survive,” well it is absolutely true. This world has always been competitive but present day and moving forward, it is ultra competitive. Just look at the job market. Teenagers are competing with middle-aged, work experienced adults for the same jobs. Look at higher education. Higher education is becoming mandatory for a good life but such results are not guaranteed and the cost are insanely expensive. We all want the best but getting such quality can be very difficult in today’s climate. Not to say it cannot be done, it is just that only the strongest and toughest of the tough grasp such a level. Read More Only the Strongest Survive

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ideas
The idea is the easiest part, turning that idea into a functioning existence on the other hand contrasts entirely from easy. As humans, we are all full of ideas and thoughts which we would like to see come true. There is always that assumption that if given a chance our ideas would be the greatest concept witnessed by man. But there is a problem. Something is stopping us from turning these ideas into real life experiences. Read More From Idea to Existence

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superbowl

The Super Bowl is undoubtedly the biggest sporting event in American sports. Athletes dream of one day competing in and winning the Super Bowl, cities rejoice at the opportunity to host the Super Bowl and companies spend big money to be promoted during the Super Bowl. Besides being an exhibition of the 2 best teams in the National Football League, it is a huge money generator. The Super Bowl is an event were the best of the best want to participate within and around it and have the opportunity to be associated with the brand. Besides money though the Super Bowl is about football right? So, what does it take for a person/ team to become of Super Bowl caliber? Read More Are You Super Bowl Caliber?

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step back
Entrepreneurship is the new cool thing to be attached to. It seems like almost everyone is intrigued with being an entrepreneur, which means being their own boss and directing their own lives. Realistically speaking though, is entrepreneurship for everyone? The obvious answer is no but due to the heightened focus being placed on the career path more people are being attracted to it than usual. Ask any battle tested entrepreneur about entrepreneurship and they will let you know that continuously working very hard is mandatory to succeed. Let’s be clear though, you can work hard day and night nonstop and never become a successful entrepreneur. When this happens do you keep fighting or is it time to say goodbye and move on? Read More Taking the Step Back

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potential
Nearly all of us say that we want to be the best that we can be and achieve great things. In reality though, the majority of us rarely do so. It is said that you can do whatever you want to do as long as you put your mind to it; the problem is that such a statement seems like wishful thinking when most try to apply the notion. Just as it is said we all have the potential to be great but can that opinion be truthful for all of us? Read More Are You Living Up to Your Potential?

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al vs nd

Alabama had a pretty large margin of winning based on early predictions prior to their National Championship Game. The “Fighting Irish” of Notre Dame though wanted to prove they had a fighting chance against their heavily favored opponent. In the end they failed miserably and the outcome further proved Alabama’s dominance. How did Notre Dame allow such a crushing defeat, when they wanted so bad to prove they were no overly matched underdog and up for the challenge? Read More Succumbing to the Challenge: Are You Notre Dame vs. Alabama

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