Category: Success

Could You Use a Hero?

Whose Hero Are You? Do you know the Bonnie Tyler song, “I Need a Hero?” If you’re younger than me you might remember the wicked stepmother singing an alternative version of it in Shrek II, but it first gained popularity in the original version of the movie, Footloose. Here’s...

All Stop!

When Life Comes Screeching to a Halt Remember when the captains of the various Enterprise vessels on StarTrek ordered, “All stop?” The ship came to a complete stop. Engines were shut down. The crew wasn’t going anywhere. Every so often life has an “all stop” for us. Last week...

Can YOU Reach Across the Aisle?

Compromise is Not Defeat We lost a unique and well-known leader this week. Senator and Vietnam veteran John McCain died last Saturday. Even in death, the one Washington has called “The Maverick” for decades, did it his own way. He voluntarily discontinued treatment for his brain cancer and died...

Cement Loafers

Are You Feeling Stuck? Have you felt recently like every time you take two steps forward you end up taking three steps back? Grandma Esther used to say, “Sometimes you just can win for losin’.” It seems that feeling is going around like a bad summer cold. If not...

How to Create Success

What is Success for You?   Photographer:  Dana Tentis   Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison I posted the quote above this week on my Facebook page. The first comment was, “Failure?...

What Is Your Intention?

Success Mini-Course Lesson Six “Clear Intention” A special, six-week series of “Making Sense of Life” by Terry Drew Karanen Thank you for sharing this six week journey with me! I hope you’ll find this final lesson on how to create and maintain a clear intention for your life to...

What’s Your Purpose?

Success Mini-Course Lesson Five “Purpose” A special, six-week series of “Making Sense of Life” by Terry Drew Karanen I applaud you for opening this blog posting, and will be even more delighted if you access this week’s lesson. The applause is well-deserved, assuming you’ve already read through Lesson Four,...

Passionately Yours

This is Lesson Three in your free, six-week mini-course on success. PLEASE NOTE: You do NOT have to do one lesson per week. In fact, depending on what’s going on in your life, or what the topic brings up for you, you may want to take a couple of weeks....

You Have the Power

This is Lesson Two in your free, six-week mini-course on success. PLEASE NOTE: You do NOT have to do one lesson per week. In fact, depending on what’s going on in your life, or what the topic brings up for you, you may want to take a couple of weeks....

It All Begins With Possibility

Beginning this week, we’ll take a six-week journey in achieving the optimal success in life, a free, mini-course in success. PLEASE NOTE:  You do NOT have to do one lesson per week. In fact, depending on what’s going on in your life, or what the topic brings up for...