Category: elevation

The Golden Rule

The golden rule that we are all taught growing up is: do onto others as you wish onto you.  This concept seems to be a forgotten concept.  Let’s take my work for example.  When people deal with difficult or negative situations, they want others to feel what they went...

Stop Stressing

When you’re working so hard at work and at home, it may seem overwhelming at times and it may seem like too much.  Don’t let that fear take hold of you.  Take a deep breathe and stop stressing so much.  The situation you are dealing with is not that...

Book Review: Greatness Is Upon You

The reason I read Greatness Is Upon You by Eric Thomas is because Eric Thomas is one my role models.  He is one of the reasons why I decided I wanted to become a motivational speaker.  His enthusiasm, his drive and my ability to connect to his story.  There...

Become a Life-Long Learner

I consistently preach that you need to learn something new each and every day or you are wasting your day.  That mindset needs to be there in order for you to succeed in life.  There is so much to learn from the past to the future.  If we don’t...

Why Writing Is Important

I’m pretty sure I have mentioned it so many times before, but writing things down is one of the most important things to do in order to accomplish your goals.  Ideas come and go at any time and it’s important to write it down because you might not remember...

Biggest Takeaway From the Weekend

Don't just walk through the motions. If you walk through the motions, so will your results. Get up early and give maximum effort....

What I learned over the weekend

If you don’t learn something new each and every day, then you have wasted your day.  Knowledge is power that will guide you on the road to success.  Here is what I learned over the weekend: 1. Perfection isn’t attainable.     This week I started a new class in...

First Weekend of March

1. The Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, has a library of over 7,000 books! James Mattis served in the Marine Corps for 44 years.  He was retired for 3 years before becoming the current Secretary of Defense.  He currently has a library of over 7,000 books.  When you hear...

Book Review: Make Your Bed

This Friday I was fortunate to finish my course I was attending and able to fly back home.  I didn’t want to waste my time, so I bought a book and finished it on the flight.  The book Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe...

What I learned over the weekend…

This weekend forced me into doing some research.  This weekend we are dealing with the government shutting down.  This shutdown effects over 800,000 federal employees.  Because the government shutdown, I had to do research to see what would happen next and how it effects my family and I. 1. ...