Easter Thought 2019

Evan Esar (1899–1995) was an American humorist who wrote Esar’s Comic Dictionary in 1943, Humorous English in 1961, and 20,000 Quips and Quotes in 1968. “Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket.” We hope you have a blessed Easter celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ with your loved ones.   While we love Esar’s quote and […]

Veteran’s Day 2018

“While only one day a year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.” -Randy Neugebauer 2018 marks the 100 year anniversary of Veteran’s Day and the end of World War I.  Discover the […]

The Data Is In: Infographics Are Growing And Thriving in 2017

Cheryl Conner, a Forbes contributor, authored an interesting article detailing the growth and benefit of using infographics. “Most entrepreneurs are learning the power of data in telling a story. And infographics, the visual representation of data, are increasingly popular as one of the mediums that tells a data story the best. But just how effective are infographics as […]

The Road to Character

  “When most people think about the future, they dream up ways so they might live happier lives. But notice this phenomenon. When people remember the crucial events that formed them, they don’t usually talk about happiness. It is usually the ordeals that seem most significant.  Most people shoot for happiness but feel formed through […]

Great Business Tip!

On a recent vacation road trip from Texas to South Carolina, we ran into some car trouble along the way and were forced to find the nearest car repair shop. The place we happened upon looked like the last place you would think to look for some business insight.  But there on the wall was […]

Give Up Your Excuses

A while back I ran across an article outlining the 13 things you should give up if you want to be successful. The following quote caught my eye regarding excuses: “It’s not about the cards you’re dealt, but how you play the hand.”  — {Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture}  Click Here to read all 13 […]

Your Finest Moment is Around the Corner…

“Our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” — {M. Scott Peck, Author of “The Road […]

Not As Bad As It Seems…

Thoughts That Count From NextLevel Thinking: “On particularly rough days when I’m sure I can’t possibly endure anymore, I like to remind myself that my track record for getting through bad days so far is 100%…and that’s pretty good!” –{Author Unknown}

Understand How the ‘Other’ Person Thinks

It is important to understand how the ‘other’ person thinks. “Players think, play me and I’ll show you.  Coaches think, show me and I’ll play you.” — {Shaka Smart, Texas Head Basketball Coach} This also applies in a business setting.  Whether you are in a leadership position or hoping to be there one day, and […]