Self-Esteem – What is it?

SELF Excerpts: Advice from Failure “The single relationship truly central and crucial in life is the relationship to the self. It is rewarding to find someone whom you like, but it is  essential to like yourself. It is quickening to recognize that someone is a good and decent human being, but it is indispensable to […]

Protect your PC from surveillance

A program known as Prism, unveiled by whistle blower Edward Joseph Snowden, shows the U.S government has been spying on emails, searches, Skype calls, and other electronic communications used by Americans for the last several years. Several major corporations, AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Skype, PalTalk, Yahoo, YouTube, and Drop box participated, perhaps unwittingly in some […]

Do you understand people? (Part 1)

America is experiencing a truly unique moment in history in the workforce. In any given workplace is the potential that four distinct generations are represented. While this provides a rich opportunity for diversity of thought and learning from others, there is also the potential for a degree of conflict as often these diverse generations also […]

Story of John – Part II

Before you read this, I want everyone to know and understand the intention of this section. It is to not “vent.” It is to share an important part of someone’s life. How something so tragic and unexpected can rock your world so much that you lose your place. John is blessed with a wonderful family […]

Do you want to be Rich?

What is the definition of Rich in America? Financial planner Tom Corley spent five years observing more than 350 “rich” and “poor” people, how they live, work and even sleep and captured them all in his book, “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals.” He defined “wealthy” as earning at least $160,000 annually […]

Most Interesting Person

She is a tall blonde who has everything going for her. She has graduated from Cornell University with honors, and she finished her Master’s degree program in Finance from University of Pennsylvania.  She has accepted her dream job at KPMG, making $125,000 a year salary. This tall blonde’s name is Alissa. She is an average […]

Joy of humor

If you read any dating profile on online dating site, you will see many women prefer humor as a main attribute in a mate. If you ask any woman in grocery store or anywhere, many will respond by saying humor is their top 5 choice. Why? Robert Provine played baritone sax with the Delbert McClinton band.  He’s also a neuroscientist […]