Archive for the Focus Category

What you get in life is what YOU create!

What you get in life is what YOU create!

 “We all come into this world the same: naked, scared, and ignorant. After that grand entrance, the life we end up with is simply an accumulation of the choices we make. Darren Hardy In other words, what you get in life is what YOU create. If you don’t like where you are in life, it’s YOUR fault. Not your parents, your spouses, or your boss’ fault. It’s not even President’s Trump’s fault. YOU are creating—or tolerating —your current circumstances. What is driving your creative processes? what is controlling your thoughts? Today I want to encourage you to look at the source

Read the Full Blog Post

Are you Normal?

Are you Normal?

The core of normal is the status quo, being just like everyone else—what we wear, how we look, what we buy, how we spend our free time. It’s funny that the nitty gritty of being normal is forever changing. After all, the word ‘normal’ technically means “conforming to the stander or the common type, usual, regular.” In a sense, normal means something different depending on our every changing society, culture and generations. You probably experienced the tension in middle or high school to be normal. To wear the same jeans, have the same backpack or hairstyles as your peers. Today

Read the Full Blog Post

Why Every Speaker & Writer Should Give Away an Ebook

Why Every Speaker & Writer Should Give Away an Ebook

As a speaker or a writer, you  most likely are already using an email list to communicate with your audience. But what about growing your list? We should always on the lookout for efficient ways to quickly build our audience and one way to create a buzz and increase your email list is to give away an ebook. An ebook is an extremely powerful online format that has grown over the years as people switch to smartphones and reading devices like Kindles. Giving away an ebook has become a very popular “subscriber magnet” for just about every industry in order

Read the Full Blog Post

What are You Made For?

What are You Made For?

When my husband pulls out a tool from the shed, I have a fairly good idea what’s he’s going to use it for.  When he pulls out a shovel, I know he’s going to dig dirt. When he pulls out the weed wacker, he’s going to get rid of the nasty weeds that seem to grow overnight. I know exactly what he’s going to do because that’s what these tools are made for. As humans, we are God’s tools. We are made for a reason. Although our seasons may change, as long as we have breath we have a purpose. “For

Read the Full Blog Post

How to Write More Posts in Less Time

How to Write More Posts in Less Time

Blogging connects you with potential buyers of your books, helps increase your speaking engagements and is essential if you want to show up in the search engines. Established bloggers have hundreds and hundreds of blog posts giving them tons of traffic. But most have been doing it for years and they get page views even if they don’t create a blog post for months. It’s hard to compete with their numbers unless we have constant content added to our blogs on a regular basis. As writers, we do not need special tools to be productive. What we need is discipline. We need

Read the Full Blog Post