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Believe it or not, wealthy people lose money. It is safe to infer that they do not like those occurrences. Money is a tool that comes with a measure of uncertainty. But, it is useful, a popular and often regulated means to acquire good and...

One common statement during the last quarter of the year is “whew, this year went fast.” Indeed, time presses forward unapologetically. Notice the below happenings that many people anticipate and enjoy during autumn: Birmingham, AL. As you travel within The Magic City you will see that...

At a speaking engagement with local high school students, I expressed that success means different things to different people. For some, success is raising a family and taking the unit to wealth - spiritual, work-life happiness and financial. To me, success was becoming a Certified...

Effort is a major key to being a responsible citizen. One adage declares  that "the only thing that is constant is change (Heraclitus)." Education is a treasure that helps cities grow and benefit from change. People with goals, dreams and capital (human, social and financial) often transform cities for the greater good. Take note of the following tools many game-changers use to reach milestones and help cities grow:
  • Self-development. Game-changers acquire technical knowledge and skills that are current. Many of them are self-starters who are not discouraged by challenges.
  • Participate. Game-changers are present in their careers. In addition, they are cheerleaders of other people's accomplishments. With the knowledge of and involvement in aspects of other people's journeys, game-changers share in progress.
  • Resourcefulness. Game-changers are adept at maneuvering within business and social institutions. They get to know people such as decision-makers.
  • WIN. Game-changers are proficient at self-awareness and listening. They use will, initiative and novelty to get things done.
Be Ready. Use Critical Thinking. Provide Solutions. These are familiar action-items of game-changers. People drive city activity. In some form or fashion, we can change the game in our cities. Therefore, let us be stewards of progress.

Opinions precede and follow you throughout your career. Fortunately, you have the tenets of professionalism to maintain your legacy. With the assertions of "he said, she said" and social media, you are wise to be influential in your own career. A personal brand is a great...

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